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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Russian title.

    Russia, USSR / Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    The Russian Pentathlon Championships taking place. LS Rider clears a river jump in water-logged cross country course. Various shots, Igor Novikov, three times World Champion, riding over course, but his horse slips in mud and Novikov is unseated. MS Spectators strain to see. Various shots, Boris Pakhomov jumping over course. Various shots, fencing event in progress, showing Estonian athlete Hanno Selg. Various shots of the shooting event, with CUs of Hanno Selg shooting. LS 300 m swimming event in progress, and in this too Selg makes the best time. Various shots of the 4 km cross-country runs, showing competitors including Selg. MS Selg being congratulated by another athlete. CU Medals in boxes. Various shots as medal is presented to Hanno Selg who won the Pentathlon championship. second was Nikolai Totarinov and third Boris Pakhomov.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 03/08/1960.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:53:00 / 01:25:08:00
    UN 3383 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 3383 G
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    Sport & Leisure
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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