• Short Summary

    NORWAY'S BJOERN WIRKOLA HAS BEATEN 85 OF THE WORLD'S TOP SKI-JUMPERS AT THE ANNUAL AUSTRIAN-GERMAN CONTEST AT GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN, THE BAVARIAN WINTER SPORTS RESORT.

  • Description

    NORWAY'S BJOERN WIRKOLA HAS BEATEN 85 OF THE WORLD'S TOP SKI-JUMPERS AT THE ANNUAL AUSTRIAN-GERMAN CONTEST AT GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN, THE BAVARIAN WINTER SPORTS RESORT. WIRKOLA'S LEAPS OF 84.5 AND 87 METRES BEAT FINLAND'S VEIKKO KANKKONEN, WITH 85 AND 84 METRES. THIRD WAS ANOTHER FINN, NIILO HALONEN.

    EACH COMPETITOR HAD TO MAKE TWO JUMPS. WIRKOLA HAD TAKEN THIRD PLACE IN THE FIRST STAGE OF THE COMPETITION, HELD AT NEARBY OBERSTDORF WITH KANKKONEN FIRST. CZECHOSLOVAKIA'S MATOUS WAS OUT OF THE RUNNING AFTER A CRASH LANDING, ALTHOUGH HE DID NOT INJURE HIMSELF.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAESVMN5ECKTTNPJJTRA48T78KN
    Media URN:
    VLVAESVMN5ECKTTNPJJTRA48T78KN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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