• Short Summary

    AN INTERNATIONAL SHOW JUMPING COMPETITION WAS HELD IN THE GROUND OF THE ITALIAN EMBASSY IN ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, ON SUNDAY.

  • Description

    AN INTERNATIONAL SHOW JUMPING COMPETITION WAS HELD IN THE GROUND OF THE ITALIAN EMBASSY IN ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, ON SUNDAY.

    THE EMPEROR, HAILE SELASSIE, GREETED THE COMPETITORS - AMBASSADORS AND MEMBERS OF THE STAFF OF THE EMBASSIES OF ITALY, SWEDEN, THE UNITED STATES, WEST GERMANY, HOLLAND AND BRITAIN.

    THE EMPEROR PRESENTED THE PRIZES; THE FIRST, THE CHALLENGE CUP, GOING AGAIN TO MR. F. DE SANTIS OF ITALY. WHO WON IT LAST YEAR. THE PRIZES WERE OFFERED BY THE ITALIAN NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE AND THE ITALIAN EMBASSY.

    A NUMBER OF COMPETITORS FOUND THEIR MOUNTS UNWILLING TO TAKE THE HURDLES.

    AMONG THOSE WATCHING THE COMPETITION WAS CROWN PRINCE ASFA WASSAN, AND THE EMPEROR'S GRAND-CHILDREN. FOR PARTICIPANTS SEE COMMENTARY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA542K9R150SWHQD1DLASZLKYAZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA542K9R150SWHQD1DLASZLKYAZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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