• Short Summary

    TOP TABLE TENNIS PLAYERS FROM 57 COUNTRIES TODAY (THURSDAY) BEGAN COMPETING IN THE 30TH WORLD TRADE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN THE WEST GERMAN CITY OF MUNICH.

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    TOP TABLE TENNIS PLAYERS FROM 57 COUNTRIES TODAY (THURSDAY) BEGAN COMPETING IN THE 30TH WORLD TRADE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN THE WEST GERMAN CITY OF MUNICH. ALTOGETHER, 500 PLAYERS WILL BE TAKING PART IN THE 10-DAY COMPETITIONS, WHICH BEGAN IN THE MEN'S SWAYTHLING CUP AND WOMEN'S CUP TEAM EVENTS.

    BOTH TEAM COMPETITIONS ARE DIVIDED INTO 12 GROUPS, WITH THE WINNERS COMPETING IN TWO SEMI-FINAL POOLS, COMPRISED OF SIX COUNTRIES.

    IN TODAY'S MEN'S EVENTS, ALL THE LEADING SEEDS SWEPT TO EASY VICTORIES.

    AMONG THE EARLY RESULTS WAS A 5-0 VICTORY BY POLAND OVER GREECE. THE UNITED STATES ALSO HAD A SUBSTANTIAL WIN, BEATING ARGENTINA 5-1.

    FINLAND, ON THE OTHER HAND, WERE HARD-PRESSED BY NIGERIA, AND MANAGED ONLY A 5-4 VICTORY.

    BULGARIA DEFEATED CHILE, IN THE WOMEN'S EVENT, BY 3-2.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5KQLA8G82VG3Y1LABAHY3EVD
    Media URN:
    VLVA5KQLA8G82VG3Y1LABAHY3EVD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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