• Short Summary

    THE SIXTH JAPAN-UNITED STATES SWIMMING MEET HELD AT THE MEIJI SHRINE SWIMMING POOL IN TOKYO, THE JAPANESE CAPITAL, ON SATURDAY ATTRACTED A CROWD OF MORE THAN 4,000.

  • Description

    1.
    LV SPECTATORS AT SWIMMING MEET
    3 ft

    2.
    LV START OF 200 METRES FREE-STYLE EVENT - UNTIL SECOND LAP: YAMANAKA LANE 4, SCHOLLANDER LANE 5, FUKUI LANE 6, AND MCDONOUGH LANE 7
    33 ft

    3.
    MV SWIMMERS FINISH SECOND LAP
    38 ft

    4.
    LV SWIMMERS TURNING FOR THIRD LAP
    51 ft

    5.
    MLV FINISHING THIRD LAP
    63 1/2 ft

    6.
    LV FINAL LAP - SCHOLLANDER LEADS, FOLLOWED BY MCDONOUGH AND TOWNSEND
    84 ft

    7.
    MLV CROWD CLAPPING AT END OF RACE
    85 1/2 ft

    8.
    CU SCHOLLANDER WAVING TO CROWD
    87 ft

    9.
    MLV THE THREE WINNERS
    92 ft



    Initials


    SPORT: SWIMMING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE SIXTH JAPAN-UNITED STATES SWIMMING MEET HELD AT THE MEIJI SHRINE SWIMMING POOL IN TOKYO, THE JAPANESE CAPITAL, ON SATURDAY ATTRACTED A CROWD OF MORE THAN 4,000.

    THE 200-METRES FREE-STYLE EVENT WAS WON BY 17-YEAR-OLD DONALD SCHOLLANDER, AN AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT, WHO SET A NEW WORLD RECORD WITH A TIME OF ONE MINUTE 58 SECONDS.

    THE SECOND AND THIRD PLACES ALSO WENT TO AMERICAN SCHOOLBOYS - RICHARD MCDONOUGH, 20; AND EDWARD TOWNSEND, 16.JAPAN'S HOPE, TSUYOSHI YAMANAKA, WAS UNPLACED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA68DRLCZALD4S945M10IUMHPSY
    Media URN:
    VLVA68DRLCZALD4S945M10IUMHPSY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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