• Short Summary

    The Ladies' World Speed Skating Championships were held at Toensberg in Norway this year, this Russia's Valentina Stenina giving a series of outstanding performances, gaining first place in three events and second place in the fourth.

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    The Ladies' World Speed Skating Championships were held at Toensberg in Norway this year, this Russia's Valentina Stenina giving a series of outstanding performances, gaining first place in three events and second place in the fourth. Film shows the 1,000 metres, on Feb 12.

    Starting in pair No. 12, Stenina raced against Helga Haase of East Germany, who finished sixth in this event, in 1 min 40.8 secs. Stenina hurtled to victory in 1 min 37.8 secs. Second and third place in the 1,000 metres were also taken by Russian competitors.

    In the overall classification, Stenina retained her world title - to which she recently added the Russian national title - while second place went to Albina Tuzeva, and third place to Lidia Skoblikova, both USSR. Lower placings were shared by China, Russia, East Germany and Poland.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9JHCF14D97FXV7P5R2QZRRDPC
    Media URN:
    VLVA9JHCF14D97FXV7P5R2QZRRDPC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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