• Short Summary

    ANNIE FAMOSE OF FRANCE SHOWED FINE FORM TO WIN THE LADIES SLALOM TITLE IN THE CRITERIUM OF THE FIRST SNOW AT VAL D'ISERE, FRANCE, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    ANNIE FAMOSE OF FRANCE SHOWED FINE FORM TO WIN THE LADIES SLALOM TITLE IN THE CRITERIUM OF THE FIRST SNOW AT VAL D'ISERE, FRANCE, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).SHE STARTED TENTH IN THE ORDER, AND TOOK FEW CHANCES, ALTHOUGH SHE HAD TO CHECK HER SPEED ONCE IN THE FAST DOWNHILL COURSE WHICH SHE COMPLETED IN 37:64 SECONDS FOR HER FIRST RUN.

    ALWAYS WITH IN STRIKING DISTANCE WAS THE 21-YEAR-OLD AMERICAN GIRL, JEAN SAUBERT, RATED AS AMERICA'S BEST HOPE FOR AN OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL IN SKIING.SHE WENT DOWN THE COURSE BEFORE MISS FAMOSE, TRAVELLING THROUGH THE 45 GATES IN 36:92 SECONDS TO SET A STANDARD FEW OTHER COMPETITORS COULD HOPE BEATING.

    IN THE SECOND RUN, THE AMERICAN GIRL WAS UNFORTUNATE NOT TO TAKE ONE GATE AS SHE INTENDED THIS SET HER BACK ONLY A FEW MOMENTS - BUT SUFFICIENT TO MAKE HER AGGREGATE SCORE NOT SO GOOD AS MISS FAMOSE'S.THE WINNER, A PHYSICAL TRAINING EXPERT FROM PAU, WAS UP AGAINST SEVERAL LOCAL RIVALS - CHALLENGERS FOR FRENCH OLYMPICS SKI TEAM POSITIONS WHO WERE STRONGLY, VOCIFEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY THEIR FRIENDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1S4ETLQFLFBLFCBH8UCFWD3EJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1S4ETLQFLFBLFCBH8UCFWD3EJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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