• Short Summary

    THE WORLD JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE TO BE HELD IN PARIS, FRANCE ON DEC 2-3, THE FIRST TIME THEY HAVE EVER BEEN HELD OUTSIDE JAPAN.

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    THE WORLD JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE TO BE HELD IN PARIS, FRANCE ON DEC 2-3, THE FIRST TIME THEY HAVE EVER BEEN HELD OUTSIDE JAPAN. TWENTY-FIVE COUNTRIES HAVE ENTERED TEAMS. JAPAN, LEADING EXPONENTS IN THIS SPORT, IS WIDELY FAVOURED TO WIN THE TITLE.

    OFFICIALS OF THE FEDERATIONS FROM CONTESTING COUNTRIES AND A NUMBER OF PERFORMERS WERE RECEIVED ON NOVEMBER 29, AT THE TOWN HALL IN PARIS BY THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL, M. STANISLAS MOREAU. LAST YEAR'S EUROPEAN CHAMPION, ANTON GEESING OF HOLLAND, A SIX FEET THREE, 17 STONE FIFTH DAN WAS PRESENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2DE0N5C8F3TROEAWOYWQ5XERX
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DE0N5C8F3TROEAWOYWQ5XERX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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