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    MOTOCROSS: ROLF TIBBLIN, THE SWEDISH CHAMPION, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) BEAT EUROPE'S TOP RIDERS TO WIN THE DANISH 500 c.

  • Description

    MOTOCROSS: ROLF TIBBLIN, THE SWEDISH CHAMPION, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) BEAT EUROPE'S TOP RIDERS TO WIN THE DANISH 500 c.c. GRAND PRIX. SECOND WAS THE EAST GERMAN POLICE MOTORCYCLIST, PAUL FRIEDRICHS, AND THIRD WAS SYLVIAN GEBOERS, OF BELGIUM.

    THE RACE WAS RUN OVER 15 TORTUOUS CIRCUITS OF 1700 METRES EACH ACROSS ROUGH COUNTRYSIDE AT VOLE MOLLE, NEAR RANDERS IN JUTLAND. JEFF SMITH, THE WORLD CHAMPION FROM BRITAIN, WAS COMPETING, BUT GEARBOX TROUBLE WAS TO COST HIM ANY CHANCE OF THE DANISH TITLE.

    THERE WERE 29 STARTERS. AMONG THOSE OWN ON FILM ARE:-
    No. 1 - JEFF SMITH (UK, RIDING A BSA).

    No. 2 - VIC EASTWOOD (UK, BSA).

    No. 3 - DAVE BICKERS (UK, CZ).

    No. 4 - CHRIS HORSFIELD (UK, CZ).

    No. 5 - ROLF TIBBLIN (SWEDEN, CZ).

    No. 9 - BILL NILSSON (SWEDEN, HVA).

    No. 10 - FRANK NYMAN (FINLAND, ESO).

    No. 12 - SYLVIAN GEBOERS (BELGIUM, HVA).

    No. 15 - BERNARD BUSSY (SWITZERLAND, BLM).

    No. 17 - PAUL FRIEDRICHS (GERMANY, CZ).

    No. 18 - JOACHIM HELMHOLD (GERMANY, CZ).

    No. 19 - IGOR GRIGORIEV (USSR, CZ).

    No. 21 - SIGURD KALKIS (USSR, CZ.).

    No. 22 - VLADIMIR POGREBNYAK (USSR, CZ).

    No. 26 - EBBE SORENSEN (DENMARK, MATCHLESS).

    No. 27 - ARNE NIELSEN (DENMARK, HVA).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9C2A03LMFWMZZQNPZFXPPB0C9
    Media URN:
    VLVA9C2A03LMFWMZZQNPZFXPPB0C9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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