• Short Summary

    THE WOMEN'S SPRINT REALLY HIGHLIGHTED THE WORLD CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT SAN SEBASTIAN YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).MRS VALENTINA?

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    THE WOMEN'S SPRINT REALLY HIGHLIGHTED THE WORLD CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT SAN SEBASTIAN YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).MRS VALENTINA SAVINA OF THE SOVIET UNION WON THE TITLE BRILLIANTLY FOR THE SECOND TIME -- SHE WON IN 1962 -- PREVENTING HER COMPATRIOT GALINA ERMOLAEVA FROM SECURING HER SIXTH TITLE.

    MISS ERMOLAEVA WON THE TITLE EACH YEAR FROM 1958 TO 1961 AND AGAIN IN 1963.SHE WAS RUNNER-UP LAST YEAR.SHE TOOK MRS SAVINA, THE PRESENT RUSSIAN CHAMPION, TO THREE RACES BEFORE BEING BEATEN BY A SUPERIOR TACTICAL RACER.

    THE TWO RUSSIAN GIRLS REACHED THE FINAL BY ELIMINATING EAST GERMAN OPPONENTS KARIN STUWE AND KARLA GUNTHER IN THE MORNING'S SEMI-FINALS.

    MIGUEL MAS BROUGHT SPAIN ITS FIRST GOLD MEDAL BY WINNING THE AMATEUR MOTOR-PACED EVENT, ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR RACES AT SAN SEBASTIAN.MAS COVERED 66.857 KILOMETRES IN THE HOUR.ETIENNE VAN DER VIEREN OF BELGIUM WAS SECOND AND ALAIN MARECHAL OF FRANCE, THIRD.

    THIS EVENT WAS WON LAST YEAR BY HOLLAND'S JAAP OUDKERK, WHO WAS COMPETING IN THE FINAL OF THE PROFESSIONAL EVENT TODAY.

    (FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE TRACK EVENTS OPENED LAST MONDAY, THERE WAS NO RAIN TO UPSET THE PROGRAMME.BUT THERE WAS STILL LESS THAN 3,000 PEOPLE IN THE 7,000-SEATER STADIUM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA78D2NC5JEDK717EO1PK3L4I5Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA78D2NC5JEDK717EO1PK3L4I5Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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