• Short Summary

    GHANA'S OLYMPIC TEAM HAS BEEN TRAINING ON ONE OF THE TRACKS IN OLYMPIC VILLAGE IN MEXICO CITY.

  • Description

    GHANA'S OLYMPIC TEAM HAS BEEN TRAINING ON ONE OF THE TRACKS IN OLYMPIC VILLAGE IN MEXICO CITY. THE TRACK, JUST OUTSIDE THE BUILDING IN WHICH THE GHANAIAN TEAM IS LIVING,IS OF A NEW TYPE NEVER BEFORE USED IN AN OLYMPIC EVENT. THE TRACK IS ARTIFICIAL AND MADE OF RUBBER. SOME ATHLETES HAVE SAID THAT THEY HAVE NOT BEEN TRAINED FOR THIS TYPE OF TRACK AND THAT THEIR LEGS HURT AFTER RUNNING FOR A WHILE UPON IT. NEVERTHELESS, MR MIKE AHEY OBTAINED GOOD RESULTS ON IT IN THE LONG JUMP AS DID MR J.O. AMOAH IN A TRIPLE JUMP.

    THE CHIEF OF THE TEAM, MR E.C. NYAKE SAID "THE ALTITUDE DOESN'T AFFECT US".

    THE TEAM IS CHECKED CONSTANTLY BY DR. EDWARD NELSON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4JHKN2QPR0CR7K8V4M9D70DPN
    Media URN:
    VLVA4JHKN2QPR0CR7K8V4M9D70DPN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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