• Short Summary

    CONGO'S OLYMPIC TEAM WHICH LEFT KINSHASA ON THE 26TH. SEPTEMBER, HAS BEEN TRAINING SINCE IT?

  • Description

    CONGO'S OLYMPIC TEAM WHICH LEFT KINSHASA ON THE 26TH. SEPTEMBER, HAS BEEN TRAINING SINCE IT ARRIVED IN MEXICO CITY. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THAT THE COUNTRY IS TAKING PART IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES. THERE ARE TEN MEN IN THE TEAM, AND THEY WILL CONTEST TWO SPORTS, CYCLING AND BOXING. AMONG THE BOXERS IS CESAR SINDA, WHO WON THE AFRICAN LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE IN LUSAKA IN JUNE. THE FIVE CYCLISTS, CONSTANTIN KABEMBA, IGNACE MANJAMBI, FRANCOIS MAMBA, SAMUEL KIBAMBA, AND BARNABE, MADE UP THE NATIONAL TEAM WHICH WON THE MIMOSE PRIZE AT AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION IN THE MALAGASY REPUBLIC LAST YEAR.

    AT THE OLYMPICS THE CONGOLESE TEAM WILL GAIN VALUABLE EXPERIENCE FOR THE AFRICAN GAMES IN BAMAKO, MALI, IN OCTOBER NEXT YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA457XSZU115Z15PRNY7CAGS6
    Media URN:
    VLVA457XSZU115Z15PRNY7CAGS6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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