Britain defeated Switzerland in the inter-parliamentary ski race at St. Moritz, on Friday, Jan 10?
Britain defeated Switzerland in the inter-parliamentary ski race at St. Moritz, on Friday, Jan 10 by 85.10 penalty points to 135.02. The team was; Mr. Ernest Marples (Postmaster General), Sir Charles Taylor, Mr. C. Orr-Ewing (Under-secretary for air), Mr. J. Diamond and Mr. J. Pitman, in that order.
In the Alpine Combination, the British team took the third to seventh places. The Postmaster General, who captained the British team, won the downhill race by two-tenths of a second, and was well on his way to winning the slalom when he fell at the last gate. He finished thid after two Swiss MP's.