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    FERDINAND BRACKE, TODAY BEAT THE HOLDER OF THE 5,000 METRES PROFESSIONAL PURSUIT TITLE IN THE WORLD CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN PARIS TODAY (SATURDAY) TO BECOME THE NEW CHAMPION.

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    FERDINAND BRACKE, TODAY BEAT THE HOLDER OF THE 5,000 METRES PROFESSIONAL PURSUIT TITLE IN THE WORLD CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN PARIS TODAY (SATURDAY) TO BECOME THE NEW CHAMPION. ITALY'S LEANDRO FAGGIN LOST TO BRACKE WHO COVERED THE ll LAPS OF THE 5-KILOMETRE CIRCUIT IN 6:13.92 AT AN AVERAGE 48.141 KPH; FAGGIN'S TIME WAS 6.23.97.

    PIERRE TRENTIN OF FRANCE WON THE AMATEUR SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP. HE BEAT COMPATRIOT DANIEL MORELON BY TWO RACES TO ONE IN THE FINAL. IT IS THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1957 THAT THE TITLE HAS GONE TO A FRENCHMAN.

    BOTH TRENTIN AND MORELON WON A RACE IN THE RUBBER OF THREE AND SO THE THIRD RUN WAS DECISIVE: FIRST RACE: TRENTIN (TIME FOR LAST 200 METRES 13.4 SECONDS) SECOND RACE: MORELON 12.7 SECONDS THIRD RACE TRENTIN 12.7 SECONDS.

    SERGIO BANCHETTO OF ITALY WAS THIRD. HE RODE ALONE AND UNOPPOSED SINCE THE OTHER COMPETITOR FOR THE PLACE, PATRICK SERCU OF BELGIUM, DID NOT APPEAR. SERCU, THE HOLDER OF THE TITLE, WAS DISQUALIFIED AFTER AND ALLEGED INFRINGEMENT WHEN FINISHING FIRST IN THE SECOND RACE OF THE SEMI-FINAL AGAINST MORELON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD2TS250RVGLAG8O2WL47PT3J1
    Media URN:
    VLVAD2TS250RVGLAG8O2WL47PT3J1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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