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    RUSSIA'S ANT ANTSON SWEPT TO VICTORY IN THE 1,500 METRES EVENT AT THE EUROPEAN SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN OSLO TODAY (SUNDAY).

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    RUSSIA'S ANT ANTSON SWEPT TO VICTORY IN THE 1,500 METRES EVENT AT THE EUROPEAN SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN OSLO TODAY (SUNDAY). HE CLOCKED 2 MINUTES 9.8 SECONDS -- A NEW CHAMPIONSHIP RECORD.

    ANTSON, RACING IN PAIRS COMPETITION AGAINST MAGNE THOMASSEN OF NORWAY, FLASHED ACROSS THE FINISHING LINE ONLY ONE-TENTH OF A SECOND AHEAD OF HIS RIVAL. ANTSON'S VICTORY HELPED HIM CLINCH THE OVERALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE WITH A RECORD 180 POINTS.

    ANTSON IS FILMED WINNING NARROWLY FROM THOMASSEN. ALSO SHOWN ARE TWO OTHER RACES IN THE 1,500 METRES EVENT: BRITAIN'S THOMAS MALKIN BEING EASILY BEATEN BY KNUT JOHANNESEN OF NORWAY, PLACE FOURTH IN THE EVENT; AND RUSSIA'S EDWARD MATUSEVIESJ BEATING IVAR MOE (NORWAY). CRACK SKATERS FROM 12 NATIONS CONTESTED THE TWO-DAY CHAMPIONSHIPS WHICH ENDED TODAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAELPOVMEJQYOE70U6B4W3WMHX9
    Media URN:
    VLVAELPOVMEJQYOE70U6B4W3WMHX9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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