• Short Summary

    BARRY BRIGGS OF NEW ZEALAND BECAME THIS YEAR'S WORLD SPEED WAY CHAMPION IN GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN, LAST NIGHT.

  • Description

    BARRY BRIGGS OF NEW ZEALAND BECAME THIS YEAR'S WORLD SPEED WAY CHAMPION IN GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN, LAST NIGHT. HE EARNED 15 POINTS, THE MAXIMUM POSSIBLE.

    THE TITLE EVENTS WERE HELD I DIFFICULT CONDITIONS. HEAVY RAIN HAD FLOODED THE TRACK AND THE START OF THE MEETING WAS POSTPONED UNTIL LOADS OF SAWDUST WERE SPREAD ON THE CIRCUIT.

    PLECHANOV OF THE SOVIET UNION CAME SECOND WITH 13 POINTS. THIRD WAS OVE FUNDIN OF SWEDEN, AND FOURTH WAS ANOTHER RUSSIAN, BORIS SAMORODOV.

    THE 16 COMPETITORS IN THE FINALS REPRESENTED SEVEN COUNTRIES: ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, SWEDEN, NEW ZEALAND, SOVIET UNION, POLAND, AND CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACJB1DW4ZW9OGKVEBCZIHRZOKH
    Media URN:
    VLVACJB1DW4ZW9OGKVEBCZIHRZOKH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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