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  • Short Summary

    1968 Mexico City Olympics, Athletics action

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    Scoreboard showing the line up for the men's 10,000 metres final. Start of men's 10,000 metres final, and close up of leading pack. Close ups of spectators and cameramen watching on, and very wide angle of stadium with runners in foreground. Close up of lead runners, then wide shot of stadium. Spectators shouting, and various close ups of leading runners. Athlete being put onto stretcher, and leading three runners as they enter the last lap. Kenya's Naftali Temu and Ethiopia's Mamo Wolde sprinting away, with Temu able to hold on and take the gold medal in a very close finish. Nice shot as Temu is lifted up in celebration by a man on the track. Close up of Temu pulling away from Wolde on home straight, with the pain on his face clear to see. Spectators, then wide angle of Olympic flame burning in the night. Brief of Temu receiving his gold medal in the medal ceremony, then pull from medal winners waving to long wide shot of stadium.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:13:24 / 10:17:03

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