• Short Summary

    Olympic cycling races at Herne Hill include the 4000-metre team pursuit and 1000-metre sprint, the Henley Royal Regatta course hosts rowing events, and the last day of track and field at Wembley features the 26-mile marathon, 400- metre relay, and 1600-metre relay

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Britain 1948: The Olympic Games

    ENGLAND: London: Southwark & Lambeth: Herne Hill:
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    ENGLAND: Oxfordshire: Henley-on-Thames:
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    ENGLAND: London: Brent: Wembley: Wembley Stadium:
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    BICYCLES AND BICYCLE RACING Olympic games at Herne Hill. 4,000 Metres pursuit race won by France with Italy second. Reg Harris loses to Italian in 1000 metres sprint

    REG HARRIS Loses in 1,000 metres sprint at Herne Hill to young Italian in Olympic Games

    HENLEY Olympic games rowing at Henley. Eights won by U.S.A. The Single Sculls by Mervyn Wood of Australia and the Double Sculls by a British pair. Very good pictorial shots

    HERNE HILL Olympic Games cycling - Reg Harris loses 1000 metres sprint to Young Italian Ghezzi

    OLYMPIC GAMES continues:- Herne Hill cycling - 4,000 metres team pursuit 1000 metres sprint. Rowing at Henley. U.S.A win the 8s. Single Sculls won by Mervyn Wood, and Double Sculls by Great Britain. Marathon Race, 400 metres Relay with slow-motion shots of disputed change-over. 1600 metres relay when Arthur Wint drops out with cramp and pulled muscle. Shots of Cabrera and Richards congratulating each other after finish of marathon

    OLYMPIC GAMES Olympic Games 9th Day 7-8-48

    RICHARDS TOM (British Marathon Runner) Comes 2nd in 1948 Olympic Games Marathon.. congratulates winner after finishing.. good shots

    ROWING Olympic games rowing at Henley. U.S.A. win the Eights. Single Sculls won by Mervyn Wood of Australia and British pair win the Double sculls. Very good pictorial shots

    ARTHUR WINT Falling out of race in 1600 metres Relay with cramp and pulled muscle

    Sport; Athletics

    post-war, postwar, rowers, winner, scull, double scull, disqualify, race, racing, relay team, bicycle
    Background: Olympic cycling races at Herne Hill include the 4000-metre team pursuit and 1000-metre sprint, the Henley Royal Regatta course hosts rowing events, and the last day of track and field at Wembley features the 26-mile marathon, 400- metre relay, and 1600-metre relay

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    Film ID:
    VLVABA5EVQ9MTIFTMRWKII7SG6PNS
    Media URN:
    VLVABA5EVQ9MTIFTMRWKII7SG6PNS
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:15:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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