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Film: Yvette Williams jumping

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Yvette Williams performs a long jump in front of the Queen during the Invercargill Agricultural show on 29 January 1954.


‘Yvette Williams – world’s record holder for the women’s long jump.’ [Williams actually broke the world record at Gisborne three weeks later.]


The royal tour of New Zealand, 1953-54 (National Film Unit)

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Film: Yvette Williams jumping, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated