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    EAST GERMANY AND THE U.S.S.R. SCOOPED UP ALL THE GOLD MEDALS YESTERDAY ON THE SECOND?

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    MEN'S 1-HUNDRED METRES; DISCUSS; WOMEN'S 1-HUNDRED METRES.




    Initials TS/VS/MR/MH


    SPORT: ATHLETICS

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    Background: EAST GERMANY AND THE U.S.S.R. SCOOPED UP ALL THE GOLD MEDALS YESTERDAY ON THE SECOND DAY OF THE EUROPEAN ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN GREECE. FOR THE SOVIET UNION, EUROPEAN RECORD HOLDER AND 1-HUNDRED METRES KING VALERIY BORZOV, AND FOR EAST GERMANY, DISCUSS-THROWER HARTMUTH LOSCH AND 1-HUNDRED METRES SPRINTER PETRA VOGT CARRIED OFF THREE OF THE FOUR GOLDS AT STAKE; THE FINAL MEDAL WENT TO SOVIET TRIPLE JUMPER VICTOR SANEYEV.

    IN THE MEN'S INDIVIDUAL 1-HUNDRED METRES FINAL, VALERITY BORZOV, OF THE SOVIET UNION, WON NARROWLY FROM FRENCHMAN ALAIN SARTEUR IN 10.4 SECONDS. BOTH RUNNERS RECORDED THE SAME TIME. THIRD CAME CLERC OF SWITZERLAND.

    HARTMLUT LOSCH, OF EAST GERMANY, TOOK THE GOLD IN THE DISCUSS WITH A THROW OF 202 FEET 10 INCHES (61.82 METRES).. UNTIL A MONTH AGO HE HAD NOT BEEN ABLE TO BETTER 2-HUNDRED FEET (60.96 METRES), AND WAS THEREFORE RANKED OUTSIDE THE 10 BEST IN EUROPE.

    THERE WAS ANOTHER GOLD FOR EAST GERMANY WHEN PETRA VOGT, A 19-YEAR-OLD STUDENT, WON THE WOMEN'S 1-HUNDRED METRES FINAL FROM DUTCH TEACHER WILMA VAN DEN BERG WITH A TIME OF 11.7 SECONDS -- AGAIN, BOTH FIRST AND SECOND PLACED HAD THE SAME TIME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5OTDI3DJS7BLFHUXXTJAARMEF
    Media URN:
    VLVA5OTDI3DJS7BLFHUXXTJAARMEF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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