• Short Summary

    JAPANESE ENTRY IN THE WORLD ICE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS, IN DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, P.OKAWA, WAS PLACED TENTH?

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    JAPANESE ENTRY IN THE WORLD ICE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS, IN DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, P.OKAWA, WAS PLACED TENTH IN THE OVERALL FIGURE SKATING RESULTS TODAY (27 FEB).

    ANOTHER JAPANESE GIRL, FUKUHARA, WAS PLACED EIGHTH.

    SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD PEGGY FLEMING, OF THE U.S.A., WAS CROWNED WORLD CHAMPION. THE YOUNG STUDENT FROM COLORADO HAS FINISHED THIRD IN LAST YEAR'S CONTEST.

    REIGNING CHAMPION, PIETRA BURKA, DUTCH-BORN ENTRY FROM CANADA, HAD TO BE CONTENT WITH THIRD PLACE THIS YEAR. SHE WAS BEATEN TO SECOND PLACE BY ANOTHER 17-YEAR-OLD STUDENT, GABY SEYFERT, OF EAST GERMANY.

    IN THE OVERALL RESULTS, THE UNITED STATES GAINED ONE GOLD, TWO SILVER AND TWO BRONZE MEDALS. OTHERWISE HONOURS WERE DISTRIBUTED TO AUSTRIA, GREAT BRITAIN AND THE USSR EACH GETTING A GOLD; AUSTRIA, THE USSR AND EAST GERMANY GETTING SILVERS, AND CANADA, A BRONZE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACVV4RE4R4AU66YB3YYKS6MMJ5
    Media URN:
    VLVACVV4RE4R4AU66YB3YYKS6MMJ5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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