• Short Summary

    Twenty-one riders will compete in the world speedway championships at Wembley Stadium on Saturday (16 September).

  • Description

    Twenty-one riders will compete in the world speedway championships at Wembley Stadium on Saturday (16 September).

    Two days before the event, riders form European countries were at Wembley practising for the world title tussle.

    The finalists are from Britain, the Soviet Union, Poland, Sweden and Denmark.

    Pre-race favourites are last year's world championship winner, Ole Olsen of Denmark, and former Champion Ivan Mauger, a New Zealander who rides in the British team.

    However there is a strong challenge from the Soviet Union and Sweden, ???h fielding six riders.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6S61C0DGC075IX9EUW9SVWLHB
    Media URN:
    VLVA6S61C0DGC075IX9EUW9SVWLHB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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