• Short Summary

    AN INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS COMPETITION WAS HELD AT NIGERIA'S NATIONAL STADIUM NEAR LAGOS ON SATURDAY BETWEEN NIGERIA, GHANA, CHAD REPUBLIC AND DAHOMEY.

  • Description

    AN INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS COMPETITION WAS HELD AT NIGERIA'S NATIONAL STADIUM NEAR LAGOS ON SATURDAY BETWEEN NIGERIA, GHANA, CHAD REPUBLIC AND DAHOMEY.

    THE COMPETITION, WHICH WAS ORGANISED BY THE AMATEUR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, WAS A SPECIAL PRE-COMMONWEALTH GAMES TRIAL. NIGERIAN ATHLETES SHOWED UP WELL, VIRTUALLY DOMINATING ALL FIELD AND TRACK EVENTS THEY BROKE SEVEN NIGERIAN NATIONAL RECORDS.

    GHAN'S MIDDLE DISTANCE RUNNER, J.A. ADDY GAVE A GOOD ACCOUNT OF HIMSELF AND WON THE MEN'S 440 YARDS, EASILY BEATING NWAOKORO OF NIGERIA WHO TOOK SECOND PLACE. GHANA ALSO TOOK THE POLE VAULT WITH A LEAP OF 13 FEET BY A.Y. SOGA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA50DSQT5H52YGFC4KLT31Q9VGN
    Media URN:
    VLVA50DSQT5H52YGFC4KLT31Q9VGN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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