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    The first worldchampionship in modern Winter-Biathlon (ski long-run and shooting) ended Sunday the 3rd. with?

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    The first worldchampionship in modern Winter-Biathlon (ski long-run and shooting) ended Sunday the 3rd. with a great triumph of the swedish competitors.

    First worldchampion in modern Winter-Biathlon is the 37 years old swedish runner Adolf WIKLUND (startingnumber 4) for his landsman Olle GUNNERIOSSON 2nd winner (starnumber) 4. 3rd winner the Russian runner Victor BUTAKOW.

    This competition which will take place in the next olympic games, was a fight between the swedish and russian runner. The swedish team had the better condition in this military competition and did the best shooting results. The Russian team had the best runner. Winner of the team-competition 1st. Swedish
    2nd. Russia
    3rd. Norway
    The 28 runner from 8 nations had to run 20 km and to absolve during this course 4 shooting competition. The weather was very bad, and so the runner found the same conditions which maybe will be when they are on duty. Every runner had to shot on each of the 4 places 5 times.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8AFCPG0LXFLTQP5BPCYDZMGZQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA8AFCPG0LXFLTQP5BPCYDZMGZQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:57:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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