• Short Summary

    At Ostrava, a team of British girl athletes defeat a Czech team by 58 points to 48.

  • Description

    Ostrava, Czechoslovakia.

    SV captains embracing and exchanging bouquets. SV English team lined up in stadium. GV crowd. LV pan, the 800 metre race. SV towards, 800 metre race, Czech champion Bedrishka Mullerova soon fades and Diane Leather leads, followed by Nora Smalley. SV crowd applauding. SV towards and pan, Diane Leather followed by Nora Smalley running up home straight, past post. CU Nora Smalley walking over to congratulate Diane Leather. SV towards and pan, 200 metre race again the two British girls are out in front, with Jean Scrivens in the far lane leading and nearest camera Shirley Hampton in second place, pan with British girls as they cross the line. CU Jean Scrivens. SV towards and pan, Jean Deforges winning the long jump with a leap of 19 ft. 31/2 ins. SV crowd applauding. SCU Jean Deforges who is captain of British team (in track suit) getting ready for the 80 metres hurdle. SCU Pam Seaborne, the other half of British team in 80 metres hurdle, preparing to take place. SV Pam Seaborne joining other contestants on starting line. CU starter firing pistol. SV start off, two British girls jump into the lead over first hurdle. LV towards, 80 metre hurdle race, Pam Seaborne and Jean Deforges racing neck and neck, but Seaborne takes a slight lead which she gradually increases. They break tape. CU Pam Seaborne.

    (F.G.) (Orig.D.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:12:00 / 01:35:31:00

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