A two-day athletics meeting between the Ivory Coast and Congo-Brazzaville opened last Saturday (27 March) in Abidjan.
SV Ivory Coast Minister of Sport Piot Doudou, shakes hands with Congo-Brazzaville team
GV Start & finish of 110 metres hurdles Debremou(I.Coast)
GV Congolese pole vaulter clear jump PAN spectators applauding
SV Congo-(B) pole vaulter fails to clear PAN crowd
GV PAN start of 200 metres flat for women two starters
LV Winner & 2nd Congo (B) at finish
SV Winner Titro of Ivory Coast on dias with runner-up
GV Ivory Coast competitor doing hop, step & jump
LV PAN competitors in 800 metres for men around track
Initials SGM/2141 SGM/2217
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Background: A two-day athletics meeting between the Ivory Coast and Congo-Brazzaville opened last Saturday (27 March) in Abidjan. It was the first time since the African Games in Brazzaville in 1965 that the two countries have met. The finals took place on Sunday.
SYNOPSIS: Meeting the athletics team of Congo-Brazzaville is the Minister of Sports of the Ivory Coast, M. Piot Doudou. It's the first time that the athletics teams of the two countries have met since 1965. The 110 metres hurdles.
The winner....in 14.6 seconds... Yao Debremou, of the Ivory Coast.
Congo-Brazzaville in the pole vault. Here in Abidjan there's been much talk about the low standard of pole vaulting at home. It's due above all to a lack of training facilities. Still the Congo.
The 200 metres women....there are only two starters.
Applause for the home winner...in 27 seconds..Antoinette Titro.
The triple jump...here for the Ivory Coast.
Here's the 800 metres men. The winner was Silue Nahola of the Ivory Coast, in 1 minute 53.6.