• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET UNION AND GERMANY TODAY (THURSDAY) DOMINATED THE START OF THE EUROPEAN ROWING CHAMPIONSHIP WHICH ARE BEING STAGES OVER THE BOSBAAN COURSE, NEAR AMSTERDAM.

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    THE SOVIET UNION AND GERMANY TODAY (THURSDAY) DOMINATED THE START OF THE EUROPEAN ROWING CHAMPIONSHIP WHICH ARE BEING STAGES OVER THE BOSBAAN COURSE, NEAR AMSTERDAM.

    SOVIET ENTRIES WON PLACES IN SIX OF SUNDAY'S SEVEN FINALS BY WINNING THEIR HEATS. ONLY THE VILNIUS COXLESS FOUR, WHO CAME SECOND BEHIND DENMARK IN THERE HEAT, WILL HAVE TO ROW AGAIN TOMORROW IN THE REPECHAGES.

    GERMANY, WHO IN LAST YEAR'S CHAMPIONSHIPS AT COPENHAGEN WON FOUR TITLES, WILL ROW IN FIVE FINALS. THE ONLY DEFEATS SUFFERED BY GERMANY WERE IN THE SINGLE AND DOUBLE SCULLS.

    IN THE COXLESS PAIRS, GERMANY RECORDED THE FASTEST TIME OF THE DAY WHEN THEY COVERED THE COURSE IN SIX MINUTES FIFTY-FIVE POINT SEVEN SECONDS - TWO SECONDS AHEAD OF THE UNITED STATES. THE OTHER HEAT OF THE COXLESS PAIRS EVENT WAS WON BY THE SOVIET UNION.

    GERMANY ALSO WON THE FIRST HEAT OF THE COXLESS FOURS WHEN THEY CROSSED THE FINISH MORE THAN FIVE SECONDS AHEAD OF BRITAIN WITH HUNGARY THIRD. THE GERMANS' TIME OF SIX MINUTES TWENTY-SEVEN POINT 7 SECONDS WAS THE SECOND FASTEST TIME OF THE DAY.

    DESPITE GOOD CONDITIONS OVER THE COURSE NO RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE LONG PROGRAMME. TOMORROW THERE WILL BE REPECHAGES HEATS IN ALL EVENTS, WHILE SATURDAY'S PROGRAMME WILL INCLUDE RACES TO DECIDE SEVENTH TO TWELFTH PLACES IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8BRZ9IMF0OUA7DHR9BMHTPACS
    Media URN:
    VLVA8BRZ9IMF0OUA7DHR9BMHTPACS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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