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The Women Superstars

Synopsis

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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
Steeplechase
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
DAVID vine and RON PICKERING
Produced in association with Trans World International and Candid Productions Inc Executive producer IAN SMITH

Contributors

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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