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    ITALY'S NINO BIBBIA, TODAY (THURSDAY) WON THE HEATON GOLD CUP -- THE TOBOGGAN EVENT -- STAGED ON THE FAMED CRESTA RUN.

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    ITALY'S NINO BIBBIA, TODAY (THURSDAY) WON THE HEATON GOLD CUP -- THE TOBOGGAN EVENT -- STAGED ON THE FAMED CRESTA RUN. IT WAS HIS TENTH WIN IN THE WINTER CLASSIC SINCE 1950.

    STAGED OVER TWO DAYS, THERE WERE ONLY 12 OF THE 21 ENTRANTS LEFT IN THE EVENT WHEN COMPETITION GOT UNDERWAY THIS MORNING IN NEAR PERFECT CONDITIONS. BIBBIA HAD THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ADVANTAGE OVER HIS OPPONENTS WITH A GOOD LEAD AFTER YESTERDAY'S HEATS IN WHICH HE BETTERED HIS FIRST DAY'S TIME OF LAST YEAR BY NEARLY THREE SECONDS.

    IN HIS THREE RUNS TODAY, HE SHOWED HIS FORM AND HIS COMPLETE MASTERY OF THE TOBOGGAN. HIS FIRST RUN FROM THE JUNCTION WAS TIMED AT 44 POINT 7 SECONDS -- ROUGHLY SIX-TENTHS OF A SECOND OUTSIDE HIS ABSOLUTE RECORD SET IN 1958.

    BIBBIA'S AGGREGATE FRO THE SIX RUNS WAS FOUR MINUTES THIRTY POINT EIGHT SECONDS. KUEDERLI, THE SWISS CHAMPION, MAINTAINED HIS SECOND PLACING AND THIRD WAS THE RUNNER-UP LAST YEAR, SQUADRON-LEADER MITCHELL OF BRITAIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9EXAIZETJ3F6IIKPDXU1FSJ6G
    Media URN:
    VLVA9EXAIZETJ3F6IIKPDXU1FSJ6G
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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