• Short Summary

    EAST GERMAN RIDERS HAVE WON BOTH TEAM EVENTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL SIX-DAY MOTOR CYCLE TRIAL ON BRITAIN'S ISLE ON MAN - THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY, FOR TEAMS OF SIX, AND THE SILVER VASE, FOR TEAMS OF FOUR RIDERS.

  • Description

    EAST GERMAN RIDERS HAVE WON BOTH TEAM EVENTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL SIX-DAY MOTOR CYCLE TRIAL ON BRITAIN'S ISLE ON MAN - THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY, FOR TEAMS OF SIX, AND THE SILVER VASE, FOR TEAMS OF FOUR RIDERS.THE EAST GERMANS WON THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY WITH NONE OF THE TEAM KNOCKED OUR OF THE TRIAL AND THE LOSS OF ONLY 14 PENALTY MARKS - THE THIRD SUCCESSIVE TIME THEY'VE WON THE HIGHLY COVETED TROPHY.

    SECOND IN THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY EVENT WAS THE CZECHOSLOVAKIAN TEAM WITH 344 PENALTIES AND ONE RIDER OUT OF THE TRIAL.SWEDEN WAS THIRD WITH MORE THAN 1,000 PENALTIES - AND THREE RIDERS IN THE TEAM OF SIX OUT OF THE EVENT.THE TEAMS ALSO RECEIVED BONUS POINTS IN THE TRIAL, WHICH ENDED TODAY WITH SPEED TRIALS.

    THE RIDERS ALSO HAD TO UNDERGO TIMED HILL CLIMBS, AND ACCELERATION AND BRAKE TESTS.MARKS WERE LOST FOR LATE-ARRIVAL AT CHECK-POINTS DURING THE SIX-DAY TRAVEL ACROSS DESOLATE MOORS, THROUGH FORESTS, OVER ROCKY PATHS, AND THROUGH MUD AND WATER.IN THE CONTEST FOR THE SILVER VASE, WEST GERMANY WAS SECOND TO EAST GERMANY, AND CZECHOSLOVAKIA WAS THIRD.

    THE RIDERS WERE ALSO COMPETING FOR INDIVIDUAL MEDALS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4JQ55X2XANY2RHXRKS75RNFYE
    Media URN:
    VLVA4JQ55X2XANY2RHXRKS75RNFYE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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