Title:MURRAYFIELD STAGES HIGHLAND GAMES Feats of strength and athletics thrill crowd despite appalling weather.
Date:22nd August 1954
Murrayfield, Scotland: GV Murrayfield. SV Lord Provost meeting members of Scottish Empire Games Team. CU McGee, winner of Marathon at B.E.G. STV 100yds. race for men, won by Williams of Illinois. CU Williams. SV Savage putting the shot. SV Kilted type swinging hammer. GV Caber being tossed. STV 100yds. race for women, won by Ann Pashley. STV Ann being congratulated. GV Tossing the caber. SV Sawing few feet off caber. GV Catch-as-catch-can wrestling. CU Ditto. CU Puddles on ground. SCU Tossing the caber. CU Few feet sawn off caber. STV Ladies 80-metres hurdles, won by Jean Desforges. SV Dancers. CU Scotch type. SV Pan Sword dancers. STV Start of mile race. BV Race underway. FV Ditto. Side V Ditto. FV Mile race, being won by Ken Wood. CU Ken. GV Caber being tossed.
Scotland; Sport; Competitions; Great Britain
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