• Short Summary

    Soviet World Champion Ludmilla Tourischeva outpointed her compatriot Olge Korbut, star of the Munich Olympics, to win the overall title in the European Women's Gymnastics Championships at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London on Friday (26th October).

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    Soviet World Champion Ludmilla Tourischeva outpointed her compatriot Olge Korbut, star of the Munich Olympics, to win the overall title in the European Women's Gymnastics Championships at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London on Friday (26th October).

    Miss. Tourischeva, a 21-year-old student at Grozny University, showed superb grace on the vaulting horse, asymmetrical bare, beam and in the floor exercises the score a total of 38.10 points.

    Miss. Korut 18, was second with 37.65 points after failing to produce her ??? form on the beam - the event in which specialises.

    Third was 16-year-old East German girl Kerstine Gerschau with 37.4 points.

    Miss. Korbut was suffering the effects of an ankle injury she sustained in training for the competition. Her ankle was heavily bandaged.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8PKM6M4A3SIJ92VRXAXYXS570
    Media URN:
    VLVA8PKM6M4A3SIJ92VRXAXYXS570
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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