• Short Summary

    AMERICAN PEGGY FLEMING RETAINED HER WORLD FIGURE SKATING TITLE IN VIENNA TONIGHT (SATURDAY) DESPITE FALLING IN THE CONCLUDING FREE SKATING SECTION.

  • Description

    AMERICAN PEGGY FLEMING RETAINED HER WORLD FIGURE SKATING TITLE IN VIENNA TONIGHT (SATURDAY) DESPITE FALLING IN THE CONCLUDING FREE SKATING SECTION. MISS FLEMING WAS TOO FAR AHEAD OF HER 22 RIVALS FOR THE FALL TO MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE. THE AMERICAN GIRL QUICKLY RECOVERED AFTER THE MISHAP AND WENT ON TO PERFORM A SERIES OF DIFFICULT JUMPS.

    MISS FLEMING HAD NINE PLACEMENTS AND 2,273.4 POINTS. GABRIELE SEYFERT, EAST GERMAN HOLDER OF THE EUROPEAN TITLE, MOVED UP TO TAKE SECOND PLACE WITH 21.0 PLACEMENTS AND 2,179.4 POINTS. THIRD PLACE WENT TO A 17-YEAR-OLD CZECHOSLOVAKIAN GIRL, HANA MASKOVA.

    MISS VALERIE JONES (CANADA) WHO FINISHED FOURTH, WAS LYING SECOND AFTER THE COMPULSORY FIGURES. SHE SKATED LAST OF THE 22 COMPETITORS AND HAD 35 PLACEMENTS AND 2,143.2 POINTS.

    KUMIKO OKAWA (JAPAN) TOOK THE FIFTH POSITION AND SALLY-ANNE STAPLEFORD (BRITAIN) WAS SIXTH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAO41TLJO1XXVQJN2LSOTRFB2U
    Media URN:
    VLVAAO41TLJO1XXVQJN2LSOTRFB2U
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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