• Short Summary

    A YOUNG ETHIOPIAN, M.NAWAB, HE BROKEN THE WORLD ENDURANCE CYCLING RECORD -- BY PEDALLING NON-STOP?

  • Description

    1.
    LV NAWAB CYCLING ROUND TRACK.
    0.05

    2.
    LV DITTO, REMOVING JACKET.
    0.10

    3.
    SV DITTO.
    0.14

    4.
    SV NAWAB.
    0.21

    5.
    LV DITTO.
    0.24

    6.
    SV SPECTATORS.
    0.27

    7.
    SV.PAN...NAWAB SUPPORTED, GIVEN CIGARETTE.
    0.33

    8.
    SV SPECTATORS.
    0.36

    9.
    SCU NAWAB PRESENTED WITH BOUQUET.
    0.41

    10.
    SV NAWAB CONGRATULATED.
    0.46



    Initials PGR/S/WS/GH


    SPORT: CYCLING
    EDITORS: SEE ALSO PROD 4765/63 JUNE 21 - ETHIOPIAN ENDURANCE RECORD BID.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A YOUNG ETHIOPIAN, M.NAWAB, HE BROKEN THE WORLD ENDURANCE CYCLING RECORD -- BY PEDALLING NON-STOP FOR SIX DAYS ROUND AN ENCLOSED CIRCUIT IN ADDIS ABABA.HE SPENT A TOTAL OF 151 HOURS 28 MINUTES IN THE SADDLE, BEATING HIS OWN WORLD RECORD BY SIX MINUTES.

    NAWAB TOOK FOOD AND WATER DURING HIS FEAT WITHOUT MAKING A SINGLE STOP.HE BEGUN HIS ENDURANCE RIDE ON JUNE 21, WATCHED DAILY BY A BIG CROWD.HE WAS SEVERELY FATIGUED WHEN HE FINISHED THE LAST CIRCUIT ON FRIDAY, AND HAD TO BE SUPPORTED AS HE WAS PRESENTED WITH A GLOBAL TRIBUTE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2EOG666D1J3TEMPDUK4OKQ7J5
    Media URN:
    VLVA2EOG666D1J3TEMPDUK4OKQ7J5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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