• Short Summary

    LARS GOERAN ASLUND OF SWEDEN WON THE MEN'S 15-KILOMETRE CROSS COUNTRY RACE AT THE WORLD NORDIC SKI CHAMPIONSHIP AT STRBASKE PLESO IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA ON TUESDAY (FEBRUARY 17).

  • Description


    COUNTRYSIDE, CROWDS AND SKIERS, NO. 32, FEDOR SIMASOC (SOVIET UNION) STARTING, NO. 48 ODD MARTINSEN (NORWAY) STARTING, NO. 53 JURIJ SKOBOV (SOVIET UNION) STARTING. NO. 57 GUNNAR LARSSON (SWEDEN) STARTING NO. 61 GERHARD GRIMMER (EAST GERMANY), NO. 69 LARS GOERAN ASLUND (SWEDEN) STARTING, SPECTATORS, TEMPERATURE CHART, NO 16 INGVAR SANDSTROM (SWEDEN) FINISHING, NO. 32 (THIRD) FINISHING, SKIER PASSES DURING RACE, NO. 56 MILAN DRETNIK (YUGOSLAVIA) FINISHING, NO 48 (SECOND) FINISHING, NO 69 WINNER) BEING CONGRATULATED.




    Initials SAW/VS/DW/BJ


    SPORT: SKIING

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    Background: LARS GOERAN ASLUND OF SWEDEN WON THE MEN'S 15-KILOMETRE CROSS COUNTRY RACE AT THE WORLD NORDIC SKI CHAMPIONSHIP AT STRBASKE PLESO IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA ON TUESDAY (FEBRUARY 17).

    THE SWEDISH SKIER WAS MORE THAN HALF A MINUTE AHEAD OF SECOND ODD MARTINSEN OF NORWAY WHO WAS AN OLYMPIC SILVER MEDALLIST IN 1968.

    FEDOR SIMASOV FROM THE SOVIET UNION TOOK THIRD PLACE. THE 25-YEAR-OLD WINNER, WHO WAS PLACED THIRD IN THE SWEDISH CHAMPIONSHIPS EARLIER THIS YEAR, COVERED THE DISTANCE IN 47 MINUTES, 04.71 SECS, WITH THE SECOND MAN CLOCKING 47; 38.19 SIMASOV TOOK THIRD PLACE IN 47:49.00.

    A LARGE CROWD WATCHED THE RACE WHICH TOOK PLACE IN BRILLIANT SUNSHINE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA83LH9SV9A1ECG4RKBNRAMJCVB
    Media URN:
    VLVA83LH9SV9A1ECG4RKBNRAMJCVB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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