• Short Summary

    COLOMBIA TABLE TENNIS TEAM WHICH PARTICIPATED IN THE 31ST WORLD TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS AT NAGOYA CITY, CENTRAL PART OF JAPAN SINCE MARCH 28TH TO APRIL 8TH ARRIVED AT PEKING VIA CANTON BY INVITATION OF CHINESE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION ON THE NIGHT OF APRIL 10TH LITTLE EARLIER THAN THE UNITED STATES TEAM BY SEPARATE PLANE.

  • Description

    COLOMBIA TABLE TENNIS TEAM WHICH PARTICIPATED IN THE 31ST WORLD TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS AT NAGOYA CITY, CENTRAL PART OF JAPAN SINCE MARCH 28TH TO APRIL 8TH ARRIVED AT PEKING VIA CANTON BY INVITATION OF CHINESE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION ON THE NIGHT OF APRIL 10TH LITTLE EARLIER THAN THE UNITED STATES TEAM BY SEPARATE PLANE. AT THE AIRPORT, COLOMBIA TEAM MEMBERS JOSE PEREZ, CARLOS VALENCIA, MARIO OSORIO, JORGE ARANGO. JOSE CAITAN. JANETTO CIFUENTES, LIGIA VELEZ AND JOSE GAITAN INCLUDING ULTRA MINI-SKIRT PLAYERS WERE WELCOMED BY CHINESE OFFICIALS AND PLAYERS WHO JOINED THE SAME CHAMPIONSHIPS AT NAGOYA AND THEY RENEWED THEIR FRIENDSHIP AT THE AIRPORT. COLOMBIA TEAM WERE LED TO THE AIRPORT RECEPTION ROOM SOON AFTER THEIR ARRIVAL AND WHILE THEY ARE RELAXING AT THE AIRPORT RECEPTION ROOM, THE UNITED STATES TEAM ARRIVED AT THE AIRPORT BY NEXT PLANE AND LOCAL NEWSMEN AND FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS BASED IN PEKING RUSHED THEM FOR INTERVIEW. NOW PEKING IS FULL OF TABLE TENNIS MOOD AND EVERY PLAYERS OF COLOMBIA, CANADA AND THE UNITED STATED TEAMS WERE WARMLY WELCOMED BY CHINESE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2HLXV5QAAP6IP3809BHT3JYB4
    Media URN:
    VLVA2HLXV5QAAP6IP3809BHT3JYB4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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