• Short Summary

    THE WORLD FENCING CHAMPIONSHIP BEGAN IN TURIN'S NEW SPORTS HALL ON JULY 18. PARTICULARLY EXCITING?

  • Description

    THE WORLD FENCING CHAMPIONSHIP BEGAN IN TURIN'S NEW SPORTS HALL ON JULY 18. PARTICULARLY EXCITING WERE SEVERAL HIGHLY SKILLED BATTLES IN THE MEN'S INDIVIDUAL FOIL TOURNAMENT.

    THE WINNER WAS R. PARULSKI OF POLAND WHO, AFTER A BARRAGE FOR FIRST PLACE, HAD A 5-0 VICTORY OVER J. KAMUTI OF HUNGARY WHO, LIKE PARULSKI, HAD GAINED FIVE WINS AND SUFFERED TWO DEFEATS IN THE FINAL POOL. M. MIDLER OF RUSSIA WAS THIRD WITH FOUR WINS AND THREE DEFEATS.

    H. HOSKINS, THE BRITISH FENCER, HAD THREE WINS AND FOUR DEFEATS IN THE FINAL. THIS COMPETITOR HAD THE UNUSUAL DISTINCTION OF MASTERING BOTH THE EVENTUAL CHAMPION AND THE RUNNER-UP DURING THE DAY, FOR HE BEAT PARULSKI 5-3 IN THE SEMI-FINAL POOL AND KAMUTI 6-3 IN THE FINAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2FGY7VFOKW9FXF71QZGRH0DNJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA2FGY7VFOKW9FXF71QZGRH0DNJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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