• Short Summary

    THE WORLD MODERN PENTATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE CONTINUING IN BERNE, SWITZERLAND. YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) THE RIDING EVENT?

  • Description

    THE WORLD MODERN PENTATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE CONTINUING IN BERNE, SWITZERLAND. YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) THE RIDING EVENT WAS HELD OVER A 1,500 METERS COURSE WITH TWENTY JUMPS.

    THIS WAS THE FOURTH EVENT IN THE FIVE-EVENT PROGRAMME. THE OTHER TESTS ARE FENCING, SWIMMING, SHOOTING, AND RUNNING. THE INDIVIDUAL RIDING EVENT WAS WON BY THREE CONTESTANTS, EACH WITH 1,100 POINTS. THEY WERE U. BIANBAUM OF AUSTRIA, B. JANSSON OF SWEDEN AND E. WERNER OF EAST GERMANY. THE TEAM EVENT WAS A TIE BETWEEN SWEDEN AND EAST GERMANY WITH HUNGARY THIRD.

    IN THE OVERALL PLACINGS F. TOROK OF HUNGARY LEADS, CLOSELY FOLLOWED BY A. BALOZO OF HUNGARY. THIRD IS IGOR NOVIKOV OF THE SOVIET UNION WHO HAS WON THE EVENT FOUR TIMES SINCE 1957.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA3ZNBLU5UNCYKTA7NLFYZ335I
    Media URN:
    VLVAA3ZNBLU5UNCYKTA7NLFYZ335I
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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