• Short Summary

    The Richmond Trophy, an international skating competition for women, organised by the Richmond Amateur Ice Skating Club, London, England, was won by a 17-year-old Dutch girl, Miss Sjoukje Dijkstra, for the third successive year, November 3.

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    1.
    GV. BARBARA MARTIN OF GERMANY SKATING.


    2.
    LTV. DITTO.


    3.
    SV. CROWD.


    4.
    LV. PAN DORETTE BEK OF SWITZERLAND SKATING.


    5.
    SV. CROWD.


    6.
    LV. PAN JEANNINE FERIR OF HOLLAND SKATING.


    7.
    LV. JUDGES HOLDING UP "POINTS" CARDS.


    8.
    STV.PAN CAROLYN KRAU OF ENGLAND SKATING AND FALLING.


    9.
    SV. CROWDS.


    10.
    SV. PAN CAROLYN KRAU CONTINUING.( she finished 3rd).


    11.
    LV. PAN DIANA CLIFTON-PEACH OF ENGLAND SKATING (she finished 2nd).


    12.
    SV. CROWD APPLAUD.


    13.
    SV. PAN SJOUKJE DIJKSTRA of HOLLAND, - THE EVENTUAL WINNER - SKATING.


    14.
    SV. JUDGES HOLDING UP "POINTS CARDS".


    15.
    SV. MISS DIJKSTRA RECEIVING THE "RICHMOND TROPHY" FROM MRS. J.B.DUNCAN.


    16.
    CU. MISS DIJKSTRA WITH THE TROPHY.




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    Background: The Richmond Trophy, an international skating competition for women, organised by the Richmond Amateur Ice Skating Club, London, England, was won by a 17-year-old Dutch girl, Miss Sjoukje Dijkstra, for the third successive year, November 3.

    The trophy, now in its tenth year, attracted skaters from Great Britain, Holland, Germany, Norway, Poland, France, Switzerland and East Germany.

    Miss Dijkstra, with a total of 811.5 points, had a good lead over her nearest challenger, Miss Diana Clifton-Peach, 14-year-old South of England champion from Bournemouth, who had 759.7 points.

    Third was Carolyn Krau, of Twickenham, London, a British Olympic skater, who totalled 736.1 points.

    By winning the trophy three times, Miss Dijkstra equalled the record of Yvonne Sugden of Great Britain, winner in 1952-53-55.

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    Film ID:
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    Media URN:
    VLVA6OQWXC0SV8SEWP6FCYUXFRTAZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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