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    MOSCOW, SOVIET UNION

    For the first time, the national figure water skiing championships were held in the Olympic Sporting Centre, in Moscow, on February 6.

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    1. GV PAN Olympiysky sports complex, Moscow 0.05
    2. SV Marina Cheremessova puts on water ski and is hauled along pool by mechanical winch 0.14
    3. GV Natalia Ponomaryova does same ski run 0.25
    4. GV Olga Gubarenko performs on the ski run 0.34
    5. GV Cheremessova skis again 0.44
    6. GV PAN Ponomaryova skis 0.54
    7. GV Gubarenko skis 1.05
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    SPORT: FIGURE WATER SKIING
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    Background: MOSCOW, SOVIET UNION

    For the first time, the national figure water skiing championships were held in the Olympic Sporting Centre, in Moscow, on February 6. The winner of the women's event was Marina Cheremessova, a 24-year-old student from Moscow. She also holds the European championship title and the national record. In second place, was Natalia Ponomaryova, a 19-year-old student from Dubna, who is the 1982 all-round European champion. Olga Gubarenko, the European bronze medallist, was awarded third place. Competitors from six major cities participated demonstrating their skills on a single ski. In this sport, the athletes are pulled through the water by a mechanical winch, reaching speeds of up to 35 kilometres per hour as they perform their manoeuvres.

    Source: SOVIET TELEVISION (TSS)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE50MDHAR0D84NH7T2ZXM8309D
    Media URN:
    VLVAE50MDHAR0D84NH7T2ZXM8309D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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