• Short Summary

    JAPAN'S KEICHI SUZUKI WON THE 500 METRES EVENT IN THE WORLD SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT OSLO YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

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    1.
    LV STADIUM
    0.05

    2.
    SLV START AND FINISH OF 500 METRES RACE JAPAN WINNER SUZUKI
    0.48

    3.
    SLV FLAGS
    0.51

    4.
    SLV LAST LAP OF 5,000 METRES JOHN NILSSON WINNER
    1.35

    5.
    CU CLASSIFICATION BOARD OF 5,000 METRES RESULTS.
    1.40



    Initials AK/EURO-V/BHH/EEH


    EDITORS: PLEASE NOT THREE MINUTES ONLY MAY BE USED IN ANY ONE NEWS PROGRAMME.
    SPORT: SPEED SKATING

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    Background: JAPAN'S KEICHI SUZUKI WON THE 500 METRES EVENT IN THE WORLD SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT OSLO YESTERDAY (SATURDAY). JOHNNY NILSSON (SWEDEN) WON THE 5,000 METRES CONTEST.

    HELD IN PERFECT WETHER, AND WATCHED BY A LARGE, KNOWLEDGABLE CROWD, SOME FAST TIMES WERE RECORDED.

    IN THE 500 METRES, THE OFFICIAL RESULT WAS: 1ST. SUZUKI, 40.7 SECS; 2ND MAGNE THOMASSEN, NORWAY, 40.9; 3RD. VALERY KAPLAM, RUSSIA 41.0.

    IN HIS RACE, NILSSON BROKE THE WORLD RECORD - A STANDARD SET BY HIMSELF TWO YEARS AGO - BY COVERING THE 5,000 METRES IN 7 MINS. 33.2 SECS. HE ACHIEVED THIS TIME BY SKATING IN EXCELLENT AND FORCIBLE STYLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA274YQ1UG2GAJD0A2TKMH9RV5A
    Media URN:
    VLVA274YQ1UG2GAJD0A2TKMH9RV5A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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