• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES LED BRITAIN BY 61 POINTS TO 44 IN THE MEN'S EVENTS BUT TRAILED 27-28 IN THE WOMEN'S AT THE END OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE TWO DAY ATHLETICS MEETING AT THE WHITE CITY STADIUM TODAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    GV STADIUM.
    0.05

    2.
    SLV START OF 100 YARDS MEN'S.. HAYES WINS, R. JONES (2ND) T JONES (3RD)
    0.27

    3.
    SV START OF 120 MEN'S HURDLES H. JONES TAKES LEAD AND WINS. LINDREN (2ND) TAITT (3RD).
    0.56

    4.
    LV START OF THE MEN'S RELAY.
    1.12

    5.
    LV 1ST CHANGE OVER. R. JONES LEADS.
    1.21

    6.
    SLV 2ND CHANGE OVER. D. JONES TAKES OVER AND KEEPS LEAD.
    1.30

    7.
    LV 3RD CHANGE OVER AND UK WINS.
    1.44

    8.
    SV CONGRATULATIONS.
    2.00



    Initials JNT/V/WH/LW JNT/B/WH/LW


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    Background: THE UNITED STATES LED BRITAIN BY 61 POINTS TO 44 IN THE MEN'S EVENTS BUT TRAILED 27-28 IN THE WOMEN'S AT THE END OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE TWO DAY ATHLETICS MEETING AT THE WHITE CITY STADIUM TODAY (SATURDAY).

    ONE WORLD RECORD WAS EQUALLED - IN THE MEN'S FOUR BY 110 YARDS RELAY ROUND TWO BENDS THE BRITISH TEAM CLOCKED 40 SECONDS TO EQUAL THE UK ALL-COMERS RECORD AND BEAT A STRONG US COMBINATION.

    FILM SHOWS THE START OF THE 100 YARDS MEN'S SPRINT - WON BY JOINT WORLD RECORD HOLDER BOB HAYES (USA).ALSO THE MEN'S 120 YARDS HURDLES - WON BY H.W.JONES (USA) TO SET UP A UK ALL-COMERS RECORD.FINALLY THE MEN'S RELAY IN WHICH THE UK TEAM EQUALLED THE WORLD TIME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6TAAX33UK4351JVNU9LJ25FMD
    Media URN:
    VLVA6TAAX33UK4351JVNU9LJ25FMD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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