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British Empire and Commonwealth Games

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Highlights of the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In Vancouver, top-ranking athletes from the far corners of the British Commonwealth competed for new records. The film records outstanding feats in racing, jumping, pole-vaulting, swimming and other sports events. The climax is the twenty-five-mile marathon run by courageous, exhausted Jimmy Peters, and finally the "miracle mile" duel between John Landy and Roger Bannister.

1954, 11 min

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Grand Silver Medal of the Italian National Olympic Committee of Films on Sports
International Sports Film Festival
February 1 1955, Cortina d'Ampezzo - Italy