• Short Summary

    SOVIET WOMEN SKATERS OUTSHONE THEIR RIVALS ON THE OPENING DAY OF THE WORLD SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT KARUIZAWA, NEAR TOKYO, ON THURSDAY.

  • Description

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    GV ICE RINK.
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    2.
    LV START OF WOMEN'S 1500-METRE HEAT. VORONINA (USSR) AND WANG S..Y..CHINA.
    0.14

    3.
    CU CROWD.
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    4.
    TV END OF RACE, VORONINA WINS.
    0.27

    5.
    SV SPECTATORS MARK SCORECARDS.
    0.28

    6.
    LV START OF WOMEN'S 500-METRE HEAT. G. JACOBSSON (SWEDEN) AND F. LUCAS (FRANCE).
    0.36

    7.
    LV RACE IN PROGRESS.
    0.40

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    LV JACOBSSON WINS.
    0.47

    9.
    LV CROWD.
    0.50

    10.
    LV START OF WOMEN'S 500-METRE HEAT. I. EGOROVA (USSR) AND K. MUSTONEN (FINLAND)
    0.58

    11.
    SV SPECTATORS.
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    12.
    LV EGOROVA ROUND BEND, WINS (TWO SHOTS ).
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    SV PRESENTATION 500 METRES FINAL. L. SKOBLIKOVA (USSR) CENTRE AND EGOROVA (USSR) AND JACOBSSON (SWEDEN).
    1.18



    Initials PGR/S/WH/PB


    EDITORS: SEE ALSO PROD. NO. 1260. WORLD SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS OPEN.
    SPORT: SKATING

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    Background: SOVIET WOMEN SKATERS OUTSHONE THEIR RIVALS ON THE OPENING DAY OF THE WORLD SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT KARUIZAWA, NEAR TOKYO, ON THURSDAY.RUSSIA'S LIDIA SKOBLIKOVA, 22-YEARS-OLD BLONDE SCHOOLTEACHER, MADE SPORTING HISTORY BY WINNING ALL FOUR WOMEN'S EVENTS.SHE ALSO CLINCHED THE WOMEN'S OVERALL TITLE WITH A RECORD AGGREGATE OF 190.817 POINTS.

    RUSSIAN SKATERS FILLED THE FIRST FIVE POSITIONS IN THE OVERALL PLACINGS.DEFENDING CHAMPION INGA VORONINA FINISHED SECOND, AND VALENTINA, WORLD CHAMPION IN 1960 AND 1961, FINISHED THIRD.

    FILMED IS INGA VORONINA WINNING A HEAT OF THE 1,500 METRES EVENT FROM CHINA'S WANG SHU-YUAN.SHE CLOCKED 2 MINS.25.1 SECS OVER THREE LAPS OF THE ICE CIRCUIT.ALSO SHOWN ARE TWO HEATS OF THE WOMEN'S 500-METRES EVENT.THE FIRST HEAT FILMED WAS WON BY SWEDEN'S GUNILLA JACOBSSON IN 47.7 SECS FORM F.LUCAS OF FRANCE.IN THE OTHER HEAT, RUSSIA'S I.EGOROVA BEAT K.MUSTONEN, OF FINLAND, TO REGISTER 45.8 SECS.

    FINAL OF THE 500 METRES RACE SAW LIDIA SKOBLIKOVA FLASH HOME IN 45.4 SECS.SHE WON FROM MISS EGOROVA, SECOND, AND GUNILLA JACOBSSON, WHO ARE SHOWN WITH SKOBLIKOVA ON THE VICTORY ROSTRUM.

    MORE THAN 100 SKATERS FORM 19 NATIONS ARE CONTESTING THE FOUR-DAY CHAMPIONSHIPS.THE MEN'S EVENTS WERE DECIDED YESTERDAY AND TODAY (SUNDAY).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEAWOCVF646GPJOKV4TOXJK7JI
    Media URN:
    VLVAEAWOCVF646GPJOKV4TOXJK7JI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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