• Short Summary

    CONGO KINSHASA - SCENE OF A RECENT TRIAL OF STRENGTH BETWEEN BOXERS FROM CONGO KINSHASA AND OTHERS FROM CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, ON THE OTHER BANK OF THE CONGO.

  • Description


    BOXERS IN RING; CONTESTANTS AND ONLOOKERS; BOXERS RECEIVE GIFTS; BOUT IN PROGRESS; OTHER BOUTS; TIGER SINDA MEETS KIMBEMBE; MUNZITA MEETS BOULENVO.




    Initials IF/VS/JF/SS


    SPORT: BOXING

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    Background: CONGO KINSHASA - SCENE OF A RECENT TRIAL OF STRENGTH BETWEEN BOXERS FROM CONGO KINSHASA AND OTHERS FROM CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, ON THE OTHER BANK OF THE CONGO. REPRESENTING KINSHASA WERE THE HARD-HITTING BAKOMBA, SINDA, MUNZITA AND KIMPUANI; AND BOXING FOR BRAZZAVILLE WERE TSHIKA, KIMBEMBE, BOULENVO AND MOUZINGA.

    THE BOUTS TOOK PLACE AT THE PARK DE LA REVOLUTION. THERE THEY WERE WELCOMED BY REPRESENTATIVES OF MATRACO-NEW MAN, WHO WERE SPONSORING THIS INTERNATIONAL BOXING GALA. EACH COMPETITOR RECEIVED A COMMEMORATIVE SHIRT BEFORE THE BOUTS BEGAN.

    AFTER THREE PRELIMINARY FIGHTS BETWEEN REPRESENTATIVES OF SEVERAL KINSHASAN CLUBS, THE MAIN CONFRONTATIONS OF THE DAY TOOK PLACE. KINSHASA WAS ANXIOUS FOR ITS REVENGE AGAINST THE BRAZZAVILLE BOXERS, AND IN FACT IT ACHIEVED JUTS THIS. OUT OF FOUR INTERNATIONAL BOUTS, KINSHASA TOOK THREE. TIGER SINDA PUT PAID TO BRAZZAVILLE'S KIMBEMBE FOR THE SECOND TIME RUNNING - HOWEVER, BOULENVO, EX-CHAMPION OF TOULOUSE, MAINTAINED THE BRAZZAVILLE HONOURS BY OUT-BOXING KINSHASA'S MANZITA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3DL43ZF44Z83HRCB8V6ZB5DFN
    Media URN:
    VLVA3DL43ZF44Z83HRCB8V6ZB5DFN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1968
    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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