European athletic championship in Athens, Greece.
Various shots of the Karaiskakis Stadium in Athens with car parks full. Lines of competing nations flags flying. MS Lieutenant General Zoitakis arriving to open European Athletic Championship. Various shots of the opening parade which shows mainly the Greek team. MS. Greek champion Papanicolacu reading the Athletic Oath - mute. MS. Women shot putt with the Russian Tsisova setting new world record. MS. Field of the 20,000 metre walk passes camera. Then shot of Paul Nihill of England winning the event. Various shots during men's 10,000 metre run, the winner is Haase of East Germany. MS. Losch of East Germany throwing the discus to win event, shot at normal speed. MS. Men's triple jump being won by Sanoef of Russia. GV. Men's 100 metre sprint won by Borzof of Russia. GV. Women's 100 metre sprint with England's Anita Neil coming third.
Date found in the old record - 22/09/1969.