• Short Summary

    BELGIUM'S OLYMPIC STEEPLECHASE GOLD MEDALLISTS, GASTON ROELANTS, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WON THE 10,000 METRES INTERNATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY RACE AT HANNUT, IN BELGIUM.

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    LV TOWARDS COMPETITORS OVER JUMP IN THE LEAD NO 1 GASTON ROELANTS OF BELGIUM.
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    2.
    LV PAN NO I GOES AHEAD.
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    3.
    SV RUNNING FEET
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    4.
    GV PAN... NO 1 WAY OUT IN THE LEAD
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    5.
    LV PAN... NO 13 MAC CAFFERTY FOLLOWED BY NO 2 T. JOHNSTON OF ENGLAND.
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    6.
    LV NO 1 OVER JUMP AND TOWARDS THE FINISH
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    7.
    SV THE WINNER NO 1 ROELANTS OF BELGIUM ARRIVES AT FINISH
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    8.
    SV NO 22 B. ELDEN, OF THE U.S.A. ARRIVES AT FINISH FOR SECOND PLACE, FOLLOWED BY NO 3 R. HILL OF G.B. IN THIRD PLACE.
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    9.
    SV SPECTATORS APPLAUD PAN.. TO WINNER ON DAIS CONGRATULATES ELDEN AND HILL (2 SHOTS).
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    Initials DS/V/AW/JM


    SPORT: CROSS-COUNTRY RACING

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    Background: BELGIUM'S OLYMPIC STEEPLECHASE GOLD MEDALLISTS, GASTON ROELANTS, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WON THE 10,000 METRES INTERNATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY RACE AT HANNUT, IN BELGIUM.COMPETITORS FROM SIX COUNTRIES TOOK PART IN THE EVENT, REGARDED AS THE PREMIER CROSS-COUNTRY RACE IN EUROPE.

    ROELANTS, WHO TOOK THE LEAD IN THE EARLY STAGES, WAS HARDLY TROUBLED BY HIS RIVALS AND FINISHED 11 SECONDS AHEAD OF AMERICA'S BUDDY ELDEN, A SCHOOL TEACHER NOW LIVING IN ENGLAND.ROELANT'S WINNING TIME WAS 31 MINUTES 49 SECONDS.ELDEN CLOCKED 32 MINUTES 1.8 SECONDS, WHILE RON HILL, OF ENGLAND, WAS THIRD IN 32 MINUTES 7 SECONDS.

    IN THE TEAMS EVENT, ENGLAND TOOK FIRST PLACE WITH 14 POINTS, SCOTLAND WERE SECOND WITH 23 AND BELGIUM THIRD WITH 29.ENGLAND FILLED THREE OF THE FIRST SIX PLACES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA73XF89Q44Z99Q8GJ7TVTX1HA
    Media URN:
    VLVAA73XF89Q44Z99Q8GJ7TVTX1HA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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