• Short Summary

    PORTOROZ IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THE ADRIATIC HAS BEEN THE SCENE FOR SEVERAL DAYS OF A SPECTACULAR INTERNATIONAL PARACHUTING CONTEST.

  • Description

    PORTOROZ IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THE ADRIATIC HAS BEEN THE SCENE FOR SEVERAL DAYS OF A SPECTACULAR INTERNATIONAL PARACHUTING CONTEST.EIGHT-SIX PARACHUTISTS FROM 16 COUNTRIES TOOK PART.

    THE OCCASION WAS ALSO CONSIDERED THE "UNOFFICIAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS".THE WEEKLONG CONTESTS ENDED WITH A TEAM VICTORY FOR CZECHOSLOVAKIA, WITH THE UNITED STATES AND POLAND THE RUNNERS-UP.

    HOWEVER, THE INDIVIDUAL HONOURS WENT TO AMERICA.McDONALD AND NORMAN TOOK FIRST AND SECOND PLACE, WHILE THE CZECH, JOSEF WRABEL, WAS THIRD.

    THE U.S.WOMEN WON THEIR SECTION FROM EAST GERMANY AND POLAND.THE BEST INDIVIDUALS WERE PATTERSON OF THE UNITED STATES, WITH LANGE OF EAST GERMANY SECOND AND STEFANOVIC, OF YUGOSLAVIA, THIRD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2YUWQH9ZZCPCATKCFB3J4U466
    Media URN:
    VLVA2YUWQH9ZZCPCATKCFB3J4U466
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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