• Short Summary

    THE 1962 WORLD SKIING GAMES AT CHAMONIX IN THE FRENCH ALPS OPENED WITH THE WOMEN'S GIANT SLALOM ON THE STEEP LE MONT COURSE, FEB.11.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ALPS
    0.02

    2.
    TGV CHAMONIX
    0.06

    3.
    TGV SLALOM COURSE
    0.13

    4.
    LV COMPETITOR AT START
    0.17

    5.
    CU TIMEPIECE
    0.20

    6.
    LV COMPETITOR JUST AFTER START
    0.22

    7.
    LV PAN..COMPETITOR NO. 21 JOAN HANNAH (USA) ON HER RUN
    0.33

    8.
    LV TOWARDS..JOAN HANNAH FINISHES
    0.40

    9.
    CU J. HANNAH
    0.43

    10.
    CU. PAN..COMPETITOR NO. 3 ERIKA NETZER (AUSTRIA) STARTS
    0.50

    11.
    STV PAN..NETZER ON WAY DOWN
    1.10

    12.
    LTV PAN..NETZER TOWARDS FINISH
    1.24

    13.
    LV PAN..NETZER FINISHES
    1.30

    14.
    SV SPECTATORS
    1.32

    15.
    STV PAN..COMPETITOR NO. 6 MARIANNE JAHN (AUSTRIA) ON THE WAY DOWN
    1.54

    16.
    LV PAN..COMPETITOR NO. 6 MARIANNE JAHN (AUSTRIA) ON THE WAY DOWN
    2.09

    17.
    LTV JAHN FINISHES
    2.14

    18.
    CU WINNER OF EVENT, MARIANNE JAHN
    2.20



    Initials


    EDITORS: FOR OPENING CEREMONY REFER TO PROD. NO. 0837/62.
    SPORT: SKIING

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    Background: THE 1962 WORLD SKIING GAMES AT CHAMONIX IN THE FRENCH ALPS OPENED WITH THE WOMEN'S GIANT SLALOM ON THE STEEP LE MONT COURSE, FEB.11.IT HAD A DROP OF 1,200 FT., A LENGTH OF 2,100-METRES - JUST OVER A MILE AND A QUARTER AND 50 GATES.

    WINNER OF THE RACE, WHICH WAS HELD IN EXCELLENT SNOW AND WEATHER CONDITIONS, WAS 19-YEAR-OLD MARIANNE JAHN OF AUSTRIA (NO.6) WITH A TIME OF 1 MIN.41.53 SECS.SECOND WAS MARIANNE JAHN'S OLYMPIC TEAM MATE, ERIKA NETZER, WITH A TIME OF 1 MIN.41.60 SECS., TO PROVIDE THE ANSWER TO THE BURNING QUESTION OF THE DAY: WOULD THE AUSTRIAN GIRLS KEEP THEIR SUPREMACY?
    THE YOUNG FRENCH GIRL, MARIELLE GOITSCHELL, WHO STARTED FIRST, SET THE PAGE WITH AN EXCELLENT TIME OF 1 MIN.41.88 SECS.BUT SHE COULD ONLY FINISH FOURTH.AMERICAN GIRLS, JOAN HANNAH, BARBARA FERRIES AND JEAN FAUBERT, FINISHED THIRD, FIFTH AND SIXTH WITH THE TIMES OF 1 MIN.41.76 SECS., 1 MIN.42.10 SECS., AND 1 MIN.42.20 SECS.

    BRITISH GIRLS FAILED TO FINISH AMONG THE TOP PLACINGS OF THE 45 COMPETITORS.JANE GISSING, WHO FINISHED 30TH IN 1 MIN.50.53 SECS.WAS BEST PLACED OF THE BRITISH ENTRIES.WENDY FARRINGTON TOOK 35TH POSITION WITH A TIME OF 1 MIN.53.21 SECS.ANNA ASHESHOV WAS 36TH WITH 1 MIN.53.6 SECS.AND TANIA HEALD FINISHED 37TH WITH 1 MIN.53.86 SECS.

    EDITORS: FOR OPENING CEREMONY REFER TO PROD.NO.0837/62.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7NNM6DHX4WD7ODNE1RD469GOY
    Media URN:
    VLVA7NNM6DHX4WD7ODNE1RD469GOY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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