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Grandstand

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Introduced by Frank Bough
12.20*
Football Focus with BOB WILSON
12.50; 1.25*
Synchronised Swimming from Coventry
The Mazda Cars International
This exciting sport has been included in the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984; today's event gives an indication of the standards expected. There are solo and duet performances from some of the world's leading swimmers from Canada, the USA and Great Britain. Commentators
ALAN WEEKS and CAROL DELLEVOET
1.5; 1.35; 2.15*
Racing from Wetherby
1.15 The Stelrad Handicap Steeplechase (3m lOOy)
1.45 The Haig Novices' Hurdle (Qualifier. 2m)
2.20 The Sankey Home Improvements Handicap Hurdle Race (3m) Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and RICHARD PITMAN
1.55*
Racing from
Leopardstown
2.5 The Sweeps Hurdle (2m)
Fred Rimell 's Celtic Isle is a British challenger for Ireland's richest hurdle race, worth over £20,000 and won last year by lady rider Anne Ferris on Irian.
Commentator MICHAEL O'HEHIR
Today's timetable:
12.20 Football Focus; 12.50 Swimming
1.5 Racing - Wetherby: 1.25 Swimming
1.35 Racing - Wetherby; 1.55 Racing - Leopardstown; 2.15 Racing - Wetherby * Timings subject to alteration Television presentation:
Football Focus BOB ABRAHAMS Swimming JOHN PHILIPS
Racing - Wetherby KEITH PHILLIPS Racing - Leopardstown RTE
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Carol Dellevoet
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Richard Pitman
Unknown: Fred Rimell
Unknown: Anne Ferris
Commentator: Michael O'Hehir
Unknown: Wetherby Keith Phillips
Unknown: Harold Anderson

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