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Home From Melbourne: Well Done! British Boxers

The 1956 British Olympic boxing team arrives at Heathrow, returning from a successful Games in Melbourne.

Non-Fiction 1956 1 mins Silent


The British boxing team return to London from the Melbourne Olympics with five medals; two bronze, one silver and two gold. The newsreel cameras single out youngster Terry Spinks, 18 year old winner of the flyweight gold medal, and Dick McTaggart, lightweight gold medallist - who also picked up the award for most stylish boxer of the games.