• Short Summary

    Twenty-one riders will compete in the world speedway championships at Wembley Stadium on Saturday (16 September).

  • Description

    1.
    GV Wembley stadium with crowds watching as two riders do practice lap (2 shots)
    0.24

    2.
    SCU TILT UP Christer Lofqvist (Sweden) works on machine PAN TO Anders Michanek (Sweden) sitting on motorcycle
    0.34

    3.
    SCUs Old Olsan (Denmark) revving up cycle (2 shots)
    0.45

    4.
    SV ZOOM INTO CU Grigori Khlynovski (USSR) working on cycle
    0.53

    5.
    GV PAN Michanek & Lofqvist around track
    1.15

    6.
    MV Riders in pits watching
    1.18

    7.
    GV PAN Olsen around bend
    1.28

    8.
    GV PAN Two riders (unnamed) around bend, crash, one falls off and then retrieves cycle
    1.46



    Initials BB/2319 DF/DW/BB/0118



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Twenty-one riders will compete in the world speedway championships at Wembley Stadium on Saturday (16 September).

    Two days before the event, riders form European countries were at Wembley practising for the world title tussle.

    The finalists are from Britain, the Soviet Union, Poland, Sweden and Denmark.

    Pre-race favourites are last year's world championship winner, Ole Olsen of Denmark, and former Champion Ivan Mauger, a New Zealander who rides in the British team.

    However there is a strong challenge from the Soviet Union and Sweden, ???h fielding six riders.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6S61C0DGC075IX9EUW9SVWLHB
    Media URN:
    VLVA6S61C0DGC075IX9EUW9SVWLHB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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