• Short Summary

    The first race in the 1974 Cyclo-Cross International Trophy competition -- held in the United Kingdom on Sunday (13 October) -- was won by top British rider Jeff Morris.

  • Description

    1.
    GV & MV PAN Cyclists start race as crowd look on (2 shots)
    0.13

    2.
    GV Cyclists round bend of road
    0.26

    3.
    GV PAN Cyclists down hill carrying machines (2 shots)
    0.43

    4.
    MV Cyclists carry machines up hill as cameraman watches (2 shots)
    1.04

    5.
    MV PAN No. 2 carrying machine to top of hill, mounts and cycles off
    1.07

    6.
    MV PAN Other cyclists ditto as crowd watches (2 shots)
    1.15

    7.
    MV PAN Cyclists carry machines down hill
    1.23

    8.
    MV PAN Down hill and across road
    1.30

    9.
    MV Cyclists carry machines over obstacle
    1.36

    10.
    CU Sign "Finish"
    1.38

    11.
    MV PAN No. 53 past winning post, flag down and wins
    1.44

    12.
    MV PAN No. 50 finishing as judges and cameraman watch
    1.52

    13.
    GV PAN FROM Crowd TO winners
    1.55



    Initials BB/0139 NC/DW/BB/0153


    SPORT - CYCLO-CROSS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The first race in the 1974 Cyclo-Cross International Trophy competition -- held in the United Kingdom on Sunday (13 October) -- was won by top British rider Jeff Morris.

    Second and third Places went to the British riders Keith Mernikle and John Atkins.

    Atkins has won the League Competition for the last three years.

    Belgian riders were expected to feature strongly in Sunday's race, but they only managed fourth and fifth place with Camille De Decker and Hubert De Meulemeester respectively.

    The winner of the International Cyclo-Cross League Trophy will be decided on the results of five events -- the last being held in Birmingham in February next year.

    The sport is a mixture of cycling and cross-country running with the riders dismounting at obstacles or steep hills and running -- carrying their 'cycles on their shoulders.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2OBBQH37JS59A7RKLPIMPVUED
    Media URN:
    VLVA2OBBQH37JS59A7RKLPIMPVUED
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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