• Short Summary

    THE CANOEING EVENTS AT THE LITTLE OLYMPICS IN MEXICO CITY ON SUNDAY (16 OCTOBER) WERE MARRED BY A NEAR TRAGEDY WHEN A STAND ON THE BANKS OF THE CUEMANCO CANAL COLLAPSED, INJURING SEVERAL PEOPLED.

  • Description

    THE CANOEING EVENTS AT THE LITTLE OLYMPICS IN MEXICO CITY ON SUNDAY (16 OCTOBER) WERE MARRED BY A NEAR TRAGEDY WHEN A STAND ON THE BANKS OF THE CUEMANCO CANAL COLLAPSED, INJURING SEVERAL PEOPLED.

    WHEN THE STAND COLLAPSED, PEOPLE FELL SOME TEN FEET TO THE GROUND BELOW. SEVERAL WERE CUT AND BRUISED AND ONE WOMAN INJURED HER HIP SEVERELY. THE INJURED INCLUDED CHILDREN, WHO WERE LATER TAKEN TO HOSPITAL. OUR EXCLUSIVE FILM SHOWS SCENES OF THE IMMEDIATE AFTERMATH.

    OUR FILM ALSO SHOWS THE FINAL OF THE ONE MAN KAYAK 500 METRES RACE, WHICH WAS WON BY DETLEF LEWE OF GERMANY, WITH TAMAS WICHMAN OF HUNGARY IN SECOND PLACE AND DJAMSHIR JOSHEVAER IN THIRD.

    THE SWIMMING EVENT SHOWN IN OUR FILM IS THE FINAL OF THE WOMEN'S 200 METRES FREESTYLE. THIS WAS WON BY CLAUDE MANDONNAUD OF FRANCE IN THE TIME OF 2 MINS. 19 POINT 7 SECS. SECOND WAS MICHIKO KIHARA OF JAPAN IN 2 MINS. 20 POINTS 3 SECONDS AND LEE DAVIS OF THE UNITED STATES WAS THIRD IN 2 MINS 22 POINT 2 SECS.

    MISS MANDONNAUD WAS INTERVIEWED AFTER THE RACE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA38EQL1JEQ88EY594F9HAN3YZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA38EQL1JEQ88EY594F9HAN3YZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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