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British squad flies out for Korea olympics preparations

Title
British squad flies out for Korea olympics preparations
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
6 Sep 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:01:13
Description
Linda Duffin reports from Heathrow Airport as the British Olympic squad flies out to Seoul, South Korea today with Chairman of the British Olympic Association, Charles Palmer and Princess Anne’s husband, Captain Mark Phillips, who is on the equestrian team. Winner of the javelin gold medal at the last Olympics Tessa Sanderson says she is hoping to repeat the feat, but there will be no medal for horse Royal Eventa(?) who was removed from the plane after throwing a tantrum.
Contributors
Tessa Sanderson; Linda Duffin
Keywords
Sports competitions; Heathrow Airport; Olympic games; Horses; Princess Anne; Korea; Seoul; Korea R; British Olympic Association; Charles Palmer; Captain Mark Phillips

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