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Helsinki, Finland: GTV Olympic stadium, Helsinki. GV Large crowd. CU Starter fores gun. GTV Pan Women's 100-metres M. Jackson 1st, Australia, 2nd. Daphne Hasenjager (S. Africa) 3rd. Shirley Strickland (Australia) SV Type in crowd waving Union Jack. SV Three girls on winners rostrum...22.7.1952.
SFV No.62, Ferreira Da Silva of Brazil makes record Hop, Step & Jump. CU Measuring jump. CU Da Silva. GTV Pan Start of 200-metres. SV Pan Stanfield, No.983 of U.S.A. takes lead. GTV Finish of 200-metres, winner Stanfield...23.7.1952.
SV Pan Olympic record javelin throw by Mrs. Zatopek. SV 5,000-metres runners passing bell & last lap sign. SCU Chataway & Zatopek passing man, Zatopek goes ahead of Chataway. SV Pan Schade passes Chataway then Zatopek, Chataway passes them both & taken slight lead. GV Pan Zatopek & Mimoun passing Chataway, Chataway trips falls, & Zatopek wins. CU Starter's gun fires. GTV Pan Ladies 80-metres hurdles, Shirley Strickland wins, Blankers Koen knocks over 2nd hurdle & retires after 3rd. CU Shirley Strickland.
Personalities - Sport; Athletics; triple jump; Ethnic Minorities; Women; Emil Zatopek (b. 1922), Americans; Finland; Period Attitudes