• Short Summary

    ABOUT 500 PLAYERS FROM 57 COUNTRIES HAVE GATHERED IN MUNICH, WEST GERMANY, FOR THE 30TH WORLD TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS.

  • Description

    ABOUT 500 PLAYERS FROM 57 COUNTRIES HAVE GATHERED IN MUNICH, WEST GERMANY, FOR THE 30TH WORLD TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS. THEY WILL TAKE PART IN TEAMS AND INDIVIDUAL TITLE EVENTS DURING THE NEXT 10 DAYS.

    DEFENDING CHAMPIONS JAPAN MET OPPOSITION FROM ISRAEL WHEN THEY WERE WATCHED IN THE MEN'S SWAYTIILING CUP COMPETITION.

    THE ISRAELIS NEARLY TOOK ONE GAME WHEN 22-YEAR-OLD JAPANESE MUTSURU KONO, RUNNER-UP IN THE SINGLES EVENT AT THE 1965 WORLD TITLED, DROPPED A SET AGAINST ZACHARIUS.

    HOWEVER, THEY FINISHED WITH A 5-0 VICTORY AGAINST THE ISRAELIS.

    IN THE WOMEN'S CORBILLON CUP EVENTS, THE DEFENDING JAPANESE CHAMPIONS HAD A CLEAR-OUT VICTORY, BEATING AUSTRIA 3-0.

    JAPAN'S CHANCES OF RETAINING THEIR MEN'S TEAM TITLE HAVE BEEN STRENGTHENED BY THE ABSENCE OF SECOND-RANKED NORTH KOREA, WHO WITHDREW BEFORE THE START OF THE SERIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA13FD9Y1G11MUF3641LELQYTQJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA13FD9Y1G11MUF3641LELQYTQJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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