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    4. UK - NICHOLSON - WORLD PROFESSIONAL SPRINT CHAMPION CYCLIST JOHN NICHOLSON FROM MELBOURNE HAS?

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    NICHOLSON DEFERTS O'HARA IN HEAT
    0.24


    NICHOLSON WINS SEMI-FINAL
    0.46


    NICHOLSON LOSES TO VAARTEN IN FINAL AND CONGRATULATING WINNER
    1.34



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    Background: 4. UK - NICHOLSON - WORLD PROFESSIONAL SPRINT CHAMPION CYCLIST JOHN NICHOLSON FROM MELBOURNE HAS DEFEATED IN THE FINALS OF THE SHIMANO CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS RACE AT THE SOUTHERN COUNTIES CYCLING UNION MEETING AT HDRNE HILL, DILWIGH, ON FRIDAY. THREE AUSTRALIAN SPRINT STARS HAD ENTENDED FOR THE MEETING. NICHOLSON, WESTERN AUSTRALIA SPRINT CHAMPION BRENT O'HARA AND DANNY CLARK FORM GEORGE TOWN, TASMANIA WHO WAS FOURTH IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AT LIEGH LAST HEAR. ENTRIES HAD ALREADY CLOSED FOR THE RACE WHEN O+HARA ARRIVED IN LONDON, BUT WITH THE HELP OF FORMER BRITISH SPRINT CHAMP REG BARNETT HE MANAGED TO GET IN A LATE ENTRY ALTHOUGH HE FAILED IN A SIMILAR ATTEMPT TO RACE IN LECIESTER ON MONDAY. NICHOLSON HRD BEEN A LATER ENTRY LAST YEAR WHEN HE WON THE RACE AND HE INTERRUPTED HIS CONTINENTAL RACING FOR THE MEETING. BUT HE WAS OUT OF LUCK WHEN HE LOST TO MICHELE VAARTEEN OF BELGIUM WITH DAVE LEGRYS (GB) THIRD. VISNEWS REPORTER JOHN SUTTON 1.35. HERNE HILL, APRIL 16.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8BPNEEAQ548HEIF82HETB770Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA8BPNEEAQ548HEIF82HETB770Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
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    N/A

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