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Wimbledon Grandstand


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Introduced by Harry Carpenter direct from Wimbledon

1.5; 3.20* International Athletics: GDR v USSR from Leipzig
The clash of Europe's two giants earlier this week in a final preparation for this weekend's European Cup Semi-finals.
Commentator STUART STOREY The European Cup Men's Semi-final from Malmo
Eight countries compete, but only two will definitely qualify for the finals in Turin in August. USSR are favourites to win the group and Great Britain challenge for second place.
Among events later today are the 1500m, 10.000m and the Shot Putt. Commentators david COLEMAN and RON PICKERING

1.20* International Canoeing from Bala
With the world championships about to be held in Jonquire, Canada, this meeting offered a final opportunity to qualify for the British team.
Commentator BOB FISHER

1.40* Boxing from Wembley Arena
Highlights of Harry Levene's promotion in London earlier this week. Appearing on the bill was Alan Minter, fighting former Commonwealth Champion Monty Betham of New Zealand.

1.50; 3.20* Wimbledon 79: The Lawn Tennis Championships
BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you today's outstanding matches from the Centre Court and No 1 Court as the last eight places in the Men's and Ladies' Singles are decided, Commentators DAN MASKELL, PETER WEST, JOHN BARRETT, ANN JONES and BILL THRELFALL

3.5* The Irish Sweeps Derby from The Curragh
Epsom Derby winner Troy could become the third successive horse to win the English and Irish ! double In 1977 it was The Minstrel and 1978 Shirley Heights.
5.50* Final Score, with cricket Scoreboard and racing results.

Today's timetable:
1.5 Athletics from Leipzig.
1.2* Canoeing: 1.40 Boxing
1.50 Wimbtedon Tennis
3.5 Irish Sweeps Derby
3.20 Wimbledon/Athletics from Malmo
5.50 Final Score
* Timings subject to alteration

Television presentation:
Boxing BOB DUNCAN. Canoeing huw jonks Malmo Athletics SWEDISH TV SERVICE Leipzig Athletics CDR TV SERVICE
Irish Sweeps Derby Radio Telefis Eireann
Grandstand studio director JIM RESIDE
Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKINS
Grandstand Editor HAROLD Anderson
Latest scores and reports from Wimbledon on Ceefax page 151


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: Stuart Storey
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Commentator: Bob Fisher
Unknown: Harry Levene
Unknown: Alan Minter
Unknown: Monty Betham
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: Peter West
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Ann Jones
Unknown: Bill Threlfall
Unknown: Shirley Heights.
Unknown: Fred Viner.
Unknown: John Shrewsbury
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: John Philips
Unknown: Boxing Bob Duncan.
Editor: Harold Anderson

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