• Short Summary

    FRANCO CAGNOTTO, OF ITALY, HAS TAKEN THE TITLE IN THE MEN'S SPRINGBOARD EVENT IN THE "LITTLE OLYMPICS" BEING HELD IN MEXICO CITY.

  • Description

    FRANCO CAGNOTTO, OF ITALY, HAS TAKEN THE TITLE IN THE MEN'S SPRINGBOARD EVENT IN THE "LITTLE OLYMPICS" BEING HELD IN MEXICO CITY. THE WOMEN'S EVENT WAS WON BY A STUDENT FROM MOSCOW.

    CAGNOTTO'S VICTORY MEANT THAT KEITH RUSSELL, OF THE U.S.A., WAS AGAIN DENIED VICTORY. RUSSELL WAS RUNNER-UP IN THE EVENT LAST YEAR, TOO.

    THE NEW WOMEN'S TITLE-HOLDER IS TAMARA POGOJEVA. SHE FINISHED LESS THAN TWO POINTS AHEAD OF VERA BAKLANOVA, THE RUSSIAN CHAMPION AND RUNNER-UP IN LAST YEAR'S EVENT.

    MISS POGOJEVA HAD A TOTAL OF 128,23 POINTS, COMPARED WITH THE 156.64 ACHIEVED BY MISS BAKLANOVA.

    FINAL PLACINGS WERE MEN: 1, CAGNOTTO (ITALY) 174.23 PTS., 2, RUSSELL (U.S.) 168.76 PTS., 3, ROBINSON (MEXICO) 168.23 PTS.

    WOMEN: 1, POGOJEVA; 2, BAKLANOVA; 3, GUILBIN (EAST GERMANY) 150.25 PTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA72XHLJKNIN7KS4AEXDFTQEMO
    Media URN:
    VLVA72XHLJKNIN7KS4AEXDFTQEMO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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