The first British Olympic team consisted of 80 members representing yacht, boat, byclycle, equestrian and swimming team led by Mr.
Roll 1. Their arrival at the Tokyo International airport by BOAC special plane. They move to the JAL special aircraft hanger where they are greeted by Japan Olympic Committee officials.
Roll 2. Interior of the Olympic village E.Zone where British athletes are relaxing. Interior of the room. British team signboard. British quarters of the Olympic village. L.S. M.L.S. M.S. General shot of the Olympic village. The main entrance. Etc.
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Background: The first British Olympic team consisted of 80 members representing yacht, boat, byclycle, equestrian and swimming team led by Mr. Raymond Owen arrived at Tokyo Haneda International Airport amidst heavy rain. They are welcomed by Japan Olympic Committee officials and British Embassy personnel here. Miss. Gill Norfolk, 17 years old beauty parlour apprenticed who has a record of 1 minute 9 second flat in 110 yards back stroke is considered to be one of the dark hose in swimming and she will face Miss. Satoko Tanaka, Japanese woman back stroke champion and Miss. Caron, of France in the swimming final and cycling team is in high spirit and relaxed at the Olympic village soon after they arrived at the village. They live in E-zone of Olympic village where British style houses are lined up and very quiet area and they shall start rehearsal from tomorrow. Weather was very bad since last one week and it is very cool here and unusual considering this time of year in Japan. It is 12 degree centigrade.