• Short Summary

    The records continue to tumble at the National Amateur Athletic Union Swimming Championships in Kansas City, Kansas, U.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Men's 800 metres freestyle relay in progress
    0.10

    2.
    GV Race continues and crowd watch (2 shots)
    0.21

    3.
    SV Steve Furniss finishing third leg and handing over to Bruce Furniss
    0.29

    4.
    SV Steve Furniss laying exhausted on side of pool
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    5.
    SV Bruce Furniss swimming and finishing as crowd applaud (2 shots)
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    6.
    SV Winners embrace each other
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    Initials CL/1747 CL/1800


    SPORT: SWIMMING
    TELERECORDING
    EDITORS NOTE: This film is serviced with an English commentary by TVN reporter, David Kline. A transcript appears overleaf.)

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The records continue to tumble at the National Amateur Athletic Union Swimming Championships in Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.A. The latest came on Saturday (23 August) when a team from Long Beach Swimming Club broke the world record for the men's 800 metres freestyle relay.

    The team: 20-year-old Rex Fraquerro, 17-year-old Tim Shaw and the Furniss brothers, 22-year-old Steve and 18-year-old Bruce shaved three seconds off the previous standard.

    The U.S. national team set the old record of 7 minutes 33 seconds two years ago in Yugoslavia.

    Of the Long Beach team, Tim Shaw and Bruce Furniss are individual world record holders in freestyle events.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAPM0FB7QPDV83JKA10ZFDG0P7
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPM0FB7QPDV83JKA10ZFDG0P7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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