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    Titles read: "RUSSIAN SETS SKI RECORD".

    Gorky, Russia.

    Various shots of contestants taking part in an international ski-jump event at Gorky on the Volga.

    Austrian ace Walter Habersatter goes down the enormous jump followed by World Champion Karkinnen of Finland. Crowds of people watch them fly through the air with the greatest of ease.

    Russia's hope, 19-year-old Yurie Samsonov, takes his jump. He makes 308 feet and wins the event. The crowd applauds and he signs autographs.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50380
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1569.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:56:00 / 01:43:05:00
    Canister:
    59/16
    Sort Number:
    59/016
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

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