• Short Summary

    1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, Athletics gold for Zatopek, Davis and Remigino

  • Description

    Graphic reading 'Olympics report'. Start of men's 10,000 metres final, and leading pack being led by Czechoslovakia's Emil Zatopek. Slow motion close up of Zatopek leading the race, showing his irregular running style. Zatopek lapping what the voice over calls a 'tail-end Charlie', and spectators watching on. Zatopek crossing the line to win the gold medal, then being congratulated by his trainer, who stands on his foot and seems to hurt him. Slow motion of USA's Buddy Davis, who won the gold medal, performing his Olympic record breaking high jump. Close up start of runners on the start of the men's 100 metres final, then mid shot of race, with USA's Lindy Remigino winning the gold in a photo finish, with Jamaica's Herb McKenley winning the silver, and Great Britain's Mcdonald Bailey the bronze. Scoreboard showing the first four runners scoring the same time, and close up of medal winners on podium during medal ceremony.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:09:21 / 10:10:55

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