• Short Summary

    PERFORMANCES BY WOMEN ATHLETES WERE AMONG HIGHLIGHTS ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE TWO-DAY EUROPEAN INDOOR ATHLETIC CHAMPIONSHIPS IN VIENNA TODAY (MARCH 15).

  • Description

    PERFORMANCES BY WOMEN ATHLETES WERE AMONG HIGHLIGHTS ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE TWO-DAY EUROPEAN INDOOR ATHLETIC CHAMPIONSHIPS IN VIENNA TODAY (MARCH 15). THE SOVIET WOMEN SHOT PUTTER, NADESHDA CHIZHOVA, BROKE HER OWN BEST MARK TO WIN THE WOMEN'S SHOT-PUT AND THE EAST GERMAN RUNNER KARIN BALZER EQUALLED THE RECORD FOR THE 60 METRES WOMEN'S HURDLES.

    NADESHDA CHIZHOVA PUT THE SHOT 18.60 METRES BETTERING HER PREVIOUS BEST THROW OF 18.36 METRES.

    SECOND AND THIRD IN THE EVENT WERE TWO EAST GERMAN GIRLS--HANNELORE FRIEDAL, WHO PUT THE SHOT 18.39 METRES, AND MARITE LANGE, WITH A BEST DISTANCE OF 18.09 METRES.

    KARIN BALZER RAN THE 60 METRE HURDLES IN 8.2 SECONDS TO EQUAL THE INDOOR RECORD WITH THE SOVIET GIRL LIA HITRINA TAKING SECOND PLACE IN THE SAME TIME. TERESA SUKNIEWIECZ TOOK THIRD PLACE IN 8.5 SECONDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABDBAAUXMRE8A5CMRLN1ZUQUQJ
    Media URN:
    VLVABDBAAUXMRE8A5CMRLN1ZUQUQJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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