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Olympic Grandstand


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Direct from Munich, a day of outstanding events in the Olympic Games.

10.5 Showjumping
Individual Grand Prix
First of two rounds held today to decide the show jumping medals. World champion David Broome – with Ann Moore, Harvey Smith and Michael Saywell – represents Great Britain again in the event where twice before he has won an Olympic bronze medal.
Commentator Dorian Williams

11.0 Athletics
200m (Men) Heats
Pre-Munich, Don Quarrie of Jamaica, who shares the world record, was widely regarded as the man most likely to edge out the American gold medal hopes.

110m Hurdles (Men) Heats
Britain's representatives include the reigning AAA champion Alan Pascoe.

11.40 Showjumping
Concluding stages of the first round of the Individual Grand Prix.

12.30 Swimming Heats
Women's 4x100m Medley Relay
Men's 200m Individual Medley

1.5 Boxing
Commentator Harry Carpenter

High Diving
The Men's Championship
Commentator Harry Walker

2.15 Athletics Finals
Including at 5.15 the 10,000m, the distance at which David Bedford has run the second fastest time in history
50km Walk Final
Olympic champion: C. Hohne (E Germany)
Olympic record: 4 hrs 11 mins 12.4 secs
110m Hurdles (Men) Second round
The all-round brilliance of David Hemery's talent is emphasised by the fact that he holds the British record for this event, although he is in Munich for his specialist event, the 400m hurdles for which he holds the world record. Hemery clocked 13.6secs over 110m in 1969.
400m (Women) Second round
Had she lived, the great Lillian Board would have been among the favourites for this gold. Her British record of 52.1secs, set in 1968, still stands.
Javelin Final (Men)
The Russian Janis Lusis, who this year pushed the world record to an incredible 307ft 9in, is so far out on his own that he is one of the Games' hottest favourites for a gold medal.
Olympic champion: J. Lusis (USSR)
Olympic record: 295ft 7ins
(Men) Second round
In his last pre-Munich race, David Jenkins ran the 200m in 20.3 sees to cut a fifth of a second off Peter Radford's British record, which had stood for 12 years.

4.0 400m (Men) Heats
The first appearance on the Munich track of the reigning European champion David Jenkins.
200m: the final event.

5.15 10,000m Final
The legendary Emil Zatopek, of Czechoslovakia, won the 10,000m gold at two Olympics, in London (1948) and Helsinki (1952). His times were 29min 59.6secs and 29min 17secs. Compare them with Dave Bedford's British record of 27min 47secs!
Olympic champion: N. Temu (Kenya)
Olympic record: 27 mins 24.4 secs

6.0 800m Final (Women)
In 1964 Britain's Ann Packer took this gold with one of the most devastating finishes seen at the Tokyo Games. Her time of 2min 1.1sec still stands as a British record.
Olympic champion: M. Manning (USA)
Olympic record: 2 mins 0.9 secs
Commentators David Coleman, Ron Pickering, Norris McWhirter

6.20 Showjumping Final
The second and final round to decide which of the world's great showjumpers is the new Olympic champion.

Individual Grand Prix
Next Sunday, the show jumping team championship, the final gold medal of the Games.

7.35 Swimming Finals
The world's fastest swimmers compete at the Olympic Pool for the men's 100m title, held by Australia.

Men's 100m Freestyle
Olympic champion: M Wenden (Australia)
Olympic record: 52.2 secs

Women's 4x100m Medley Relay
Olympic champions: (USA)
Olympic record: 4 mins 28.1 secs

Men's 200m Individual Medley
Olympic champion: C Hickcox (USA)
Olympic record: 2 mins 12 secs
Commentators Alan Weeks, Harry Walker

News ... Action ... Highlights of the day's other top events

Introduced by Frank Bough and David Vine

Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events. (Britain's best ever: page 12. Event-by-event guide to this weeks Finals: pages 14-17)


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Introduced By: David Vine
Commentator: Dorian Williams
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: Harry Walker
Commentator: David Coleman
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Commentator: Norris McWhirter
Commentator: Alan Weeks
Commentator: Harry Walker
Director: Richard Tilling
Director: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Chivers
Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Sam Leitch
Editor: A.P. Wilkinson
Producer: Bryan Cowgill

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