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One of the first of NZ's great distance runners was Randolph Rose. He beat the American champion in the fourth contest, at Masterton on March 4th, winning it in 4'13.6" - an Empire record and a world grass track record.

“Rose (N.Z.) v Hahn (U.S.A.) in final mile test. Also chief events at sports meeting Athletic Park March 6th 1926”
“Photographed by J.S. Vinsen”
Censor’s title
“Shots taken of various events”

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Year 1926

Reference number F2404

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Duration 0:08:23

Credits Camera: Joseph Sylvanus Vinsen

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