• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET UNION WON BOTH THE INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM TITLES IN THE SERVICE RIFLE EVENTS DURING THE WORLD SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT WIESBADEN, WEST GERMANY, ON SATURDAY.

  • Description

    THE SOVIET UNION WON BOTH THE INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM TITLES IN THE SERVICE RIFLE EVENTS DURING THE WORLD SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT WIESBADEN, WEST GERMANY, ON SATURDAY. JORGES JOTTAR OF CHILE OWN THE SKEET SHOOTING EVENT.

    THE FINAL PLACINGS IN THE INDIVIDUAL SERVICE RIFLE CHAMPIONSHIPS WERE: I LUDVIG LUSTBERG, SOVIET UNION, 2 VLADIMIR KONYACHIN, SOVIET UNION, 3 GARY ANDERSON, U.S.A.

    LUSTBERG'S SCORE OF 558 S A NEW WORLD RECORD. PREVIOUS RECORD HOLDER WAS ANOTHER RUSSIAN, ANATOLI TILIK WITH 555.

    ANOTHER WORLD RECORD WAS SET BY THE SOVIET UNION IN THE SERVICE RIFLE TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIP. THEIR TOTAL SCORE WAS 2,185, BEATING SWITZERLAND'S PREVIOUS RECORD OF 2,165, SET IN 1963. THE FINAL POSITIONS WERE: I SOVIET UNION, 2 SWITZERLAND, 3 UNITED STATES.

    IN THE CLAY PIDGEON SKEET CHAMPIONSHIPS, JORGES JOTTAR OF CHILE HIT 197 OUT OF A POSSIBLE 200 PIDGEONS TO WIN FROM HANS JOACHIM SUPPLI OF WEST GERMANY, (196) AND ARTUR ROGOWSKI OF POLAND (195).

    THE WORLD RECORD FOR THIS EVENT IS THE MAXIMUM 200 SET BY DURNEV OF THE SOVIET UNION IN 1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7W70YDGILM68C7F5VHJQDF79D
    Media URN:
    VLVA7W70YDGILM68C7F5VHJQDF79D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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