• Short Summary

    JUDO EXPERTS FROM COUNTRIES THROUGHOUT AFRICA GATHERED IN TUNIS LAST WEEK FOR THE THREE-DAY AFRICAN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS--THE FOURTH TIME THE CHAMPIONSHIPS HAVE BEEN HELD.

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    JUDO EXPERTS FROM COUNTRIES THROUGHOUT AFRICA GATHERED IN TUNIS LAST WEEK FOR THE THREE-DAY AFRICAN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS--THE FOURTH TIME THE CHAMPIONSHIPS HAVE BEEN HELD.

    JUDO FIGHTERS FROM IVORY COAST, CAMEROUN, ALGERIA, EGYPT, GABON, GUINEA, LIBYA, MADAGASCAR, MALI, MOROCCO, SENEGAL AND TUNISIA TOOK PART IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP.

    ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE THREE-DAY EVENT WAS THE CONTEST BETWEEN ELOI OF MADAGASCAR AND DIDIA OF THE IVORY COAST WHO PROVIDED A SUPERB EXHIBITION OF JUDO AT ITS BEST.

    BUT THE BIG PRIZE OF THE CHAMPIONSHIPS WENT TO HACHICHA OF TUNISIA, COMPETING IN FRONT OF A LARGE CROWD OF ENTHUSIASTIC COMPATRIOTS, HACHICHA WON THE HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION FINALS AFTER DEFEATING ZEZE OF IVORY COAST IN THE SEMI-FINALS.

    IN THE FINAL, HE OVERCOME THE SENEGALESE CONTESTANT HOUDROUGE IN A CONTEST IN WHICH BOTH MEN DISPLAYED THE ART OF JUDO IN ITS FINEST FORM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4FASLU0DS6J5ZYN0STYHGDEQX
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FASLU0DS6J5ZYN0STYHGDEQX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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