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    1952 Helsinki Olympics Games

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    Women's discus and USSR's Nina Romashkova-Ponomaryova, who won the gold medal, taking her throw, then nice close up. Discus thrower throwing her discus, then Germany's Marianne Werner throwing hers. Discus thrower throwing her discus, then USSR's Nino Dumbadze, who won the bronze medal, taking her throw. Close up athlete throwing her discus, then officials marking its distance. Discus flying through air, and tight close ups of officials marking the distance. Marianne Werner throwing discus and close up as she walks past camera. Close up of USSR's Nina Romashkova-Ponomaryova throwing discus, then good close up of scorers putting her world record distance of 51.42 on a small scoreboard.
    Brief close ups of Czechsolovakia's Emil Zatopek after winning the men's 10,000 metres final. Close up France's Alain Mimoun, who won the silver medal, wearing a 'France' sweatshirt and talking to someone off camera. Lovely close up of Zatopek and Mimoun posing for the cameras with their arms around each other after race. Zatopek, in shadow, receiving his gold medal during the medal ceremony, and then USSR's Aleksandr Anufriyev receiving his bronze. Close up Zatopek talking to Mimoun, with Anufriyev behind them, after medal ceremony. High wide shot of stadium, with male high jumper taking a jump.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    10:03:57 / 10:06:26

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