• Short Summary

    THE HOME TEAM DOMINATED THE OLYMPIC SKIING TRIALS WHICH WERE COMPLETED AT INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).

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    THE HOME TEAM DOMINATED THE OLYMPIC SKIING TRIALS WHICH WERE COMPLETED AT INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).THE FIRST THREE IN THE MEN'S COMBINED EVENTS WERE ALL FROM AUSTRIA AND ONE OF THEIR COMPATRIOTS, MISS EDITH ZIMMERMANN, WON THE WOMEN'S COMBINED.

    AUSTRIAN GERHARD NENNING WON THE MEN'S SLALOM EVENT AND MADE SURE OF THE COMBINED TITLE.ON SATURDAY HE WAS SECOND IN THE DOWNHILL.NENNING CLOCKED AT TOTAL TIME OF 130.09 SECONDS IN THE TWO RUNS IN THE SLALOM - 66.39 IN THE FIRST AND 63.70 SECONDS IN THE SECOND RUN.

    FASTEST TIME ON THE FIRST COURSE, WHICH HAD 77 GATES AND A VERTICAL DROP OF 200 METRES, WENT TO NENNING.THE FASTEST TIME ON THE SECOND COURSE, WHICH HAD 71 GATES, WAS RETURNED BY EGON ZIMMERMANN, ANOTHER AUSTRIAN - 62.89 SECONDS.

    RESULTS OF THE FIRST SIX IN THE SLALOM WERE: 1, NENNING (AUSTRIA); 2, FRANCOIS BONLIEU (FRANCE); 3, KARL SCHRANZ (AUSTRIA); 4, ADOLF MATHIS (SWITZERLAND); 5, ZIMMERMANN (AUSTRIA); AND 6, LEO LACROIX (FRANCE).

    ALL THE BRITISH SKIERS IN THE SLALOM EVENT WERE DISQUALIFIED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1D2HNHS6V2CCAAZWEJXWNT0O5
    Media URN:
    VLVA1D2HNHS6V2CCAAZWEJXWNT0O5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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