• Short Summary

    ENGLAND WON THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP IN MOROCCO YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN SUCCESSION.

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    START OF JUNIOR RACE, RACE IN PROGRESS AND WINNERS. START OF SENIOR RACE, RACE IN PROGRESS AND WINNERS.



    INDIVIDUAL PLACINGS IST M.TAGG (ENGLAND)
    21.26


    2ND R.YOUNG (ENGLAND)
    21.35


    3RD E.KNOX(SCOTLAND)
    21.40


    TEAM PLACINGS 1ST ENGLAND 8 POINTS



    2ND BELGIUM 21 POINTS



    3RD SCOTLAND 28 POINTS



    INDIVIDUAL PLACINGS 1ST EL GHAZI (MOROCCO)
    36.22


    2ND D.GRAHAM (IRELAND)
    36.29


    3RD T.SMITH (USA)
    36.32


    TEAM PLACINGS 1ST ENGLAND 59 POINTS



    3RD MOROCCO 184 POINTS




    Initials JGS/VS/CR/SGM


    SPORT: ATHLETICS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ENGLAND WON THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP IN MOROCCO YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN SUCCESSION. THE ENGLISH TEAMS TOOK FIRST PLACE IN BOTH THE JUNIOR AND SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS. IN THE JUNIOR RACE, A CROWD OF 25,000 SAW ENGLAND SWEEP ALL BEFORE THEM WITH A TEAM VICTORY AND AN INDIVIDUAL SUCCESS BY MIKE TAGG. IN THE SENIOR RACE THE ENGLISH TEAM WON FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN SUCCESSION BUT HE INDIVIDUAL VICTORY WENT TO EL GHAZI OF MOROCCO WHO STREAKED AWAY AT THE HALFWAY MARK WITH SUCH A WELL TIMED BURST THAT NO ONE COULD MATCH HIM AND HE BECAME THE FIRST MOROCCAN TO WIN ON HIS OWN COURSE. THIS WAS THE 53RD INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY RACE TO BE RUN AT THE SOUISSI COURSE IN RABAT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8HKHMYVM9RKUIWWR7AGCT0UP2
    Media URN:
    VLVA8HKHMYVM9RKUIWWR7AGCT0UP2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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