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    LUDWIG LEITNER, OF WEST GERMANY, WON THE SLALOM EVENT AT THE MEN'S INTERNATIONAL LAUBERHORN SKI-MEETING HELD AT WENGEN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).

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    LUDWIG LEITNER, OF WEST GERMANY, WON THE SLALOM EVENT AT THE MEN'S INTERNATIONAL LAUBERHORN SKI-MEETING HELD AT WENGEN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY). IN APPLYING CONDITIONS, LEITNER HAD TIMES O F 56.8 SECS. AND 44.35 SECS.

    THE LACK OF SNOW MADE THE COURSE ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE. BYU THE TIME THE EVENT WAS HALFWAY THROUGH LARGE SECTIONS OF IF WERE DEEPLY RUTTED AND COMPRISED LITTLE MORE THAN PATCHES OF BARE GRASS. THERE WERE SO MANY FALLS AND DISQUALIFICATIONS THAT THE RACE LOST ANY SIGNIFICANCE AS AN OLYMPIC TEST.

    AMONG THE LEADING SKIERS WHO CAME TO GRIEF WERE E. ZIMMERMANN, WINNER OF THE GIANT SLALOMS ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, WHO MISSED A GATE AND WAS DISQUALIFIED; HIS FELLOW AUSTRIAN, P. STEIGLER, WHO FAILED TO FINISH; AND FRANCE'S GUY PERILLAT, WHO WAS PROVISIONALLY PLACED FIRST, BUT LATER DISQUALIFIED FOR MISSING A GATE. THE SLALOM RESULTS WEE: L LEITNER (WEST GERMANY). 1 MINUTE 41.16 SECONDS (FOR TWO RUNS) -1; H. LEITNER (AUSTRIA), 1 MINUTE 41.25 SECONDS -2; K. SCHRANZ (AUSTRIA), 1 MINUTE 41.26 SECONDS -3; M. ARPIN (FRANCE), 1 MINUTE 41.33 SECONDS -4; G. NENNING (AUSTRIA), 1 MINUTE 41.8 SECONDS -5; J.C. KILLY (FRANCE), 1 MINUTE 42.36 SECONDS -6.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8JIL08C3TE9LM98M90MHEPBBK
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JIL08C3TE9LM98M90MHEPBBK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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