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The Women Superstars


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For the first time in the United
Kingdom, Britain's top sports-women compete for their own title of Superstar and to be the recipient of the Diet Pepsi Trophy
Each competitor must choose six out of a list of eight events, selected to test her speed, agility, strength and stamina. The contenders:
Ann Brightwell : who, as Ann Packer , won the 800m gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
Charlotte Brew: the first woman ever to ride in the Grand National
Denise Burton : winner of the bronze medal in the 1975 World
Pursuit Cycling Championships
Rachael Heyhoe-Flint : captain of the England Women's Cricket Team, scorer of over 20 centuries
Divina Galica: three times a member of the British Winter Olympics ski team but now our only woman Formula I racing driver
Gillian Gilks : double silver medallist in the first-ever World Badminton Championships at Malmo
Karen Morse: European water ski-jump champion and record-holder Donna Murray : Britain's 400m record-holder in track athletics
Staged at the St Ivo Recreation Centre, Cambridgeshire Commentators
Produced in association with Trans World International and Candid Productions Inc Executive producer IAN SMITH


Unknown: Ann Brightwell
Unknown: Ann Packer
Unknown: Denise Burton
Unknown: Rachael Heyhoe-Flint
Unknown: Gillian Gilks
Unknown: Donna Murray
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Producer: Ian Smith

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The Women Superstars

BBC One London, 7 June 1977 18.20

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