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    VICTOR NAMATOV OF THE U.S.S.R. TODAY (FRIDAY) BECAME THE WORLD BIATHLON CHAMPION IN A TIME?

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    VICTOR NAMATOV OF THE U.S.S.R. TODAY (FRIDAY) BECAME THE WORLD BIATHLON CHAMPION IN A TIME OF ONE HOUR, 28 MINUTES, 43.1 SECONDS. THE BIATHLON, IN SKIING AND RIFLE SHOOTING, WAS HELD IN ALTENBERG, IN EAST GERMANY.

    FOR THE SENIOR SINGLES OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP, THE WEATHER WAS SUNNY, BUT THERE WAS A STRONG WIND, MAKING THE SHOOTING STAGE OF THE BIATHLON DIFFICULT FOR COMPETITORS.

    PUSANOV, OF THE U.S.S.R. (NUMBER 47) AND JON ISTAD OF NORWAY (NUMBER 50) STARTED FAVOURITES. PUSANOV, HOWEVER, WAS NOT PLACED IN THE FINAL THREE. ISTAD CAME IN THIRD WITH A TIME OF ONE HOUR, 30 MINUTES, 3.1 SECONDS, AND IN SECOND PLACE WAS STANISLAW SZCZEPANIAK OF POLAND, WITH A TIME OF ONE HOUR, 29 MINUTES, 21.3 SECONDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9K3TBK9QD8SZMR8RBMD1QFJAB
    Media URN:
    VLVA9K3TBK9QD8SZMR8RBMD1QFJAB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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