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    The annual international Intervision Cup competitions in gymnastics were held for two days at the Moscow Sports Palace.

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    The annual international Intervision Cup competitions in gymnastics were held for two days at the Moscow Sports Palace.

    Taking part were gymnasts from six countries, - Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, the German Democratic republic, Hungary, Poland, and the Soviet Union.

    On the first day, the leader after two events was Lubov Sereda, five times a champion of the Soviet Union.

    She roused the admiration of the spectators in both events, performing with extreme control, original compositions, and a virtuoso show of complex exercises.

    Lubov Sereda took first place with 9,8 points in the skipping rope event;
    and shared first and second place in the hoop with Kasimira Filipova of Bulgaria, scoring 9,65.

    At the end of the first day of the Intervision Cup competitions third place went to Maria Patochka of Hungary.

    The second day of the international Intervision Cup competitions was marked by a stiff duel between the two leaders. Lubov Sereda of the Soviet Union and Kasimira Filipova of Bulgaria. At the close of the first day, their scores were only a few tenths of a point apart.

    The Soviet contestant once again put on a more complex and interesting show.

    She performed at a fast pace with practically no errors, and won the Cup with a total for four events of 38,75 points.

    Bulgari's winner of the first Intervision Cup, Kasimira Filipova, was the runner -up with 38,70 points.

    Third came Maria Patochka of Hungary with 38,25.

    Maria also won the special prize for Charm offered by "Soviet Woman" magazine.

    Among the juniors, first prize went for the third time running to Yelena Leontyeva of the Soviet Union, with 19,2 points. She won the Soviet Central Television Prize as well.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2BX0ZXP7KV19VOTBBZ416BV4E
    Media URN:
    VLVA2BX0ZXP7KV19VOTBBZ416BV4E
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:55:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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