Some exciting skating seen by a packed stadium including Dutch Royal Family in Holland.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Deventer, Holland / Netherlands.
CU Pan over stadium where the International Speed Skating championships are to be held. VS Start to finish of the Men's 500 Metres Event, between Suzuki of Japan and Guttermsen of Norway. MS Suzuki getting Gold Medal. VS Men's 5,000 Metres Event between Ice Skaters Kees Verkerk of Holland and Guttermsen of Norway. Verkerk wins. MS Winner on dais. VS Men's 10 Kilometre Event, between Bols of Holland and Fornaess of Norway. Bols won and event finished in blizzard. Cut-away to crowd to show Queen Juliana of the Holland, Princess Margriet and her husband, Pieter Van Vollenhoven. VS Crowd cut-aways throughout reel.
Note: Date on original record: 17/02/1969.