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    In the Bislet stadium, Oslo, before 39,000 people, the first part of the world cup skating championships were held on Saturday, 14th February.

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    Swedish King Olav and Prince Bertil



    Start of Salonen (Finland) and Aanes (Norway) time Salonen 42.9, Aanes 43.8



    Start Gontarenko (USSR) 44.0 secs and Raymond Golloz (France) 45.3 secs



    Start Monahan (England) 46.1 secs and Kroon (Holland) 44.1 secs



    Three shots of the starter of the race.



    Start Malkin (England) 44.4 secs and Johansson (Norway) 44.9 secs



    Start Woronin (USSR) 42.4 secs and Yan Chu Cheng (China) 42.4 secs.




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    SPORT: SKATING

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    Background: In the Bislet stadium, Oslo, before 39,000 people, the first part of the world cup skating championships were held on Saturday, 14th February.

    The first event was over a distance of 500 metres. First was Woronin (USSR) in 42.4 secs.

    Second was Chu Chang (China) in the same time of 42.4 secs
    3rd Gjestvang (Norway) in 42.7 secs
    4th Salonen (Finland) in 429 secs
    The European Champion Johansson made a time of 44.9, the same time as the Dutchman Fe???man, who was classed 20th.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD4PVZ38NI8XSUTP55CKFA5E9I
    Media URN:
    VLVAD4PVZ38NI8XSUTP55CKFA5E9I
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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