• Short Summary

    KNUT JOHANNESEN OF NORWAY, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WON THE MEN'S WORLD SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SECOND TIME WHEN HE WON THE 10 THOUSAND METRES RACE WITH A BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE.

  • Description

    KNUT JOHANNESEN OF NORWAY, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WON THE MEN'S WORLD SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SECOND TIME WHEN HE WON THE 10 THOUSAND METRES RACE WITH A BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE. JOHANNESEN SET A TRACK RECORD FOR THE EVENT OF 16 MINUTES 6.9 SECONDS TO GAIN AN AGGREGATE SCORE OF 182.708 POINTS IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP TABLE.

    EARLIER, JOHANNESEN SET A NEW TRACK RECORD IN THE 5 THOUSAND METRES, RETURNED A CREDITABLE TIME IN THE 500 METRES AND CAME SIXTH IN THE 15 HUNDRED METRES. THE CHAMPIONSHIP IS DECIDED ON THE AGGREGATE NUMBER OF POINTS SKATERS GAIN IN THE FOUR EVENTS.

    RUNNER UP TO JOHANNESEN WAS VIKTOR KOSITSHKIN, RUSSIA'S 1962 WORLD CHAMPION, WHILE DUTCHMAN, RUDI LIEBRECHTS, WAS THIRD.

    THE DEFENDING CHAMPION, JOHNNY NILSSON, OF SWEDEN, WHO WON HIS CROWN IN TOKYO LAST YEAR, DID NOT SKATE YESTERDAY ON DOCTOR'S ADVICE. HE WAS IN 19TH POSITION AFTER THE FIRST TWO EVENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3UEYJF7LM63ZMSLDFFZFDVROS
    Media URN:
    VLVA3UEYJF7LM63ZMSLDFFZFDVROS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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