• Short Summary

    Mexico City, 19 October
    Igor Ter. Ovanesian of the Soviet Union Thursday ( 19 October) became?

  • Description

    1.
    3 shots establishing stadium and crowd
    08 ft

    2.
    Lynn Davies of the United Kingdom makes 8 meters 13 centimetres to break the European record. Scoreboard.
    18 ft

    3.
    I. Ovanesian makes 8 metres .17 cent. his third best of day and crowd applauds
    31 ft

    4.
    OVANESIAN TIES RECORD WITH LEAP OF 8.35 and crowd leaps to feet cheering, applauding.
    42 ft

    5.
    scoreboard shows distance.


    6.
    crowd continues to cheer
    45 ft

    7.
    officials check distance with extra care
    51 ft

    8.
    TV cameraman focuses on Ovanesian
    53 ft

    9.
    Award ceremony begins, and runs to conclusion.
    103 ft



    Initials


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    SPORT: ATHLETICS
    LITTLE OLYMPIC COVERAGE

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    Background: Mexico City, 19 October
    Igor Ter. Ovanesian of the Soviet Union Thursday ( 19 October) became the first man in athletic history to have four longs jumps over eight metres and 15 centimetres in a single day of competition. In competition at the "Little Olympics" in Mexico City, Ovanesian broke the European long jump record of 8 meters .13 centimetres and tied the World Record, held by Ralph Boston of the United States with a leap of 8 metres 35 centimetres.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEBPGWCHH8MXCYEDA373K2XLOY
    Media URN:
    VLVAEBPGWCHH8MXCYEDA373K2XLOY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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