• Short Summary

    FRANCE WAS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL NATION IN THE EUROPEAN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS STATED IN THE WERNER-SEELENBINDER HALL, EAST BERLIN.

  • Description

    FRANCE WAS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL NATION IN THE EUROPEAN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS STATED IN THE WERNER-SEELENBINDER HALL, EAST BERLIN. THE FINAL MATCHES WERE FOUGHT YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) AND RESULTED IN THE FRENCH TEAM LEAVING WITH FOUR MEDALS, TWO SILVER AND SEVEN BRONZE.

    THE SOVIET UNION CAME NEXT WITH FOUR GOLD AND TWO SILVER MEDALS AND HOLLAND THIRD WITH TWO GOLD, FIVE SILVER AND TWO BRONZE MEDALS.

    ANTON GEESINK, OF HOLLAND, WHO IS THE WORLD CHAMPION, WON THE TITLE IN THE OPEN ALL-CATEGORIES CLASS.

    FILM SHOWS THREE OF THE FINALS WITH, FIRST, BONDARENKO (USSR) GAINING THE DECISION OVER ZIPURSKI, A FELLOW-COUNTRYMAN, IN THE AMATEUR MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP; KIKNADZE (USSR) BEATING DESAILLY (FRANCE) IN THE AMATEUR ALL-CATEGORIES DECIDER; AND GEESINK (HOLLAND) BEATING SCHAEFER (HOLLAND) FOR THE OPEN HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE.

    JUDO BECOMES AN OLYMPIC SPORT FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TOKYO LATER THIS YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5RDNN3MA63HANWCJ42M4HDW6C
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RDNN3MA63HANWCJ42M4HDW6C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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