• Short Summary

    Fencing -- and the Women's Individual Foils Gold Medal has been won by Valentina Sidorova of the Soviet Union at the world fencing championship in Hamburg on Saturday (15 July).

  • Description

    Fencing -- and the Women's Individual Foils Gold Medal has been won by Valentina Sidorova of the Soviet Union at the world fencing championship in Hamburg on Saturday (15 July).

    SYNOPSIS: Valentina Sidorova -- on the right -- was defending the title she won last year in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her opponent was Catarina Raczova of Czechoslovakia who took the silver medal. Sidorova scored three hits to two to defeat her Czechoslovakian opponent and take the title.

    Valentina's victory makes her only the second woman in the past ten years to have successfully defended the foils gold medal. The bronze medal west to 26-year old Cornelia Hanisch of West Germany.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA76MOAAFU7RIX44LZA49A5KZEL
    Media URN:
    VLVA76MOAAFU7RIX44LZA49A5KZEL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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