• Short Summary

    KING PHUMIPHOL OF THAILAND LAST THURSDAY (DEC 12) WATCHED THE FINALS OF THE FIRST ASIAN AMATEUR BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS, HELD IN BANGKOK.

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    KING PHUMIPHOL OF THAILAND LAST THURSDAY (DEC 12) WATCHED THE FINALS OF THE FIRST ASIAN AMATEUR BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS, HELD IN BANGKOK.BEFORE THE BOUTS BEGAN, HE WAS INTRODUCED TO LEADERS OF THE BOXING TEAMS, INCLUDING THAT OF JAPAN, WHICH LATER WON THE TEAM TROPHY.

    CHO TONG KEE OF KOREA TOOK THE FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE NIGHT WITH A 4 - 1 DECISION OVER CEYLON'S VAN CULENBURG.

    MASAO KARASAWA OF JAPAN, FAVOURITE TO WIN THE FLYWEIGHT TITLE, WAS PAIRED AGAINST NASSER AGHAI, IRAQ, WHO PUT UP A STRONG FIGHT FROM VERY START OF THE MATCH.AGHAI WENT ON TO SCORE THE NIGHT'S FIRST UPSET WITH A 3-2 DECISION.

    IN THE LIGHTWEIGHT CONTEST, ANOTHER JAPANESE, KANEMARU SHIRATORI, WON A UNANIMOUS DECISION OVER CATALINO ARPON, OF THE PHILIPPINES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1VXCX51XT3SA3HXQVAU2ONV3E
    Media URN:
    VLVA1VXCX51XT3SA3HXQVAU2ONV3E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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