• Short Summary

    Swimming stars from Sweden, Russia, Great Britain and Denmark, competed in Copenhagen, Denmark, Mar 31.?

  • Description

    Swimming stars from Sweden, Russia, Great Britain and Denmark, competed in Copenhagen, Denmark, Mar 31. Many of the swimmers had previously competed against each other in Gothenberg, Sweden, Mar 27.

    Britain's Christine Gosden beat five Danish girls to win the women's 100 metre breast-stroke.

    Highlight of the high and springboard diving events was a spectacular display by European champion Ninel Krutova of Russia. With brilliant, intricate dives she won both events. Unfortunate competitor was Hanna Laursen of Denmark. At the end of what could have been a five dive, she twisted in mid-air and landed flat on her back with a loud splash.

    Jurij Kassakov, Russian high diving champion, thrilled the large audience with his programme of exhibition dives from the high board.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA98DM4IN34DYOZLS6HLGV55IMF
    Media URN:
    VLVA98DM4IN34DYOZLS6HLGV55IMF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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