• Short Summary

    WEST GERMANY'S NEW ARTIFICIAL SKI JUMP--THE WORLD'S BIGGEST -- OPENED IN MEINERZHAGEN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WITH AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEST BETWEEN WEST GERMANY, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, AUSTRIA AND ITALY.

  • Description

    WEST GERMANY'S NEW ARTIFICIAL SKI JUMP--THE WORLD'S BIGGEST -- OPENED IN MEINERZHAGEN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WITH AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEST BETWEEN WEST GERMANY, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, AUSTRIA AND ITALY.

    THE WINNER ON THIS INAUGURAL DAY WAS TOREIR BRANDTZEG OF NORWAY, TWICE A BRONZE MEDALLIST AT THE INNSBRUCK WINTER OLYMPICS. HE SCORED 226.7 POINTS. SECOND WAS HIS COUNTRYMAN TORALF ENGAN, AN OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALLIST, WITH 222.2 POINTS. IN THIRD PLACE WILLY SCHUSTER OF AUSTRIA, 220.2 POINTS.

    THIS ALL-WEATHER SKI JUMP -- IT COST ABOUT GBP20,000 -- IS COVERED WITH PLASTIC MATS. IT'S ABOUT A 58-YARD (53 METRES) JUMP AND, ACCORDING TO THE EXPERTS, IS QUITE AN EASY ONE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEFYYVADWD510L1KQMGIZ9ZEK2
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFYYVADWD510L1KQMGIZ9ZEK2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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