• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET UNION TODAY (SUNDAY) WON THE EUROPEAN ATHLETICS CUP AT STUTTGART, IN WEST GERMANY, WITH 86 POINTS, WEST GERMANY WAS SECOND, WITH 85 POINTS, AND POLAND AND EAST GERMANY WERE EQUAL THIRD EACH WITH 69 POINTS.

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    THE SOVIET UNION TODAY (SUNDAY) WON THE EUROPEAN ATHLETICS CUP AT STUTTGART, IN WEST GERMANY, WITH 86 POINTS, WEST GERMANY WAS SECOND, WITH 85 POINTS, AND POLAND AND EAST GERMANY WERE EQUAL THIRD EACH WITH 69 POINTS.

    IT WAS THE FIRST TIME THAT EUROPEAN NATIONS HAD COMPETED FOR THE CUP.THE TOURNAMENT WAS HELD OVER TWO DAYS.

    THE SOVIET COMPETITORS WON NINE OF THE 20 EVENTS.WEST GERMANY, ALTHOUGH SECOND, HAD A BETTER POINTS AVERAGE, AND WON FIVE EVENTS.

    SIX NATIONS COMPETED FOR THE TROPHY, FRANCE WAS FIFTH, AND BRITAIN, WITH 48 POINTS, CAME LAST.

    A CROWD OF MORE THAN 30-THOUSAND WATCHED THE FINAL DAY OF THE EVENTS.THE EUROPEAN ATHLETICS CUP COMPETITION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A 'LITTLE OLYMPIC GAMES.'
    THE SOVIET UNION WILL HOLD THE CUP FOR A YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7N6HB3ND3D5G12REUX8YDA7QB
    Media URN:
    VLVA7N6HB3ND3D5G12REUX8YDA7QB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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