• Short Summary

    In Dahomey hundreds of spectators turned out recently for one of the most gruelling boat races of the year.

  • Description

    In Dahomey hundreds of spectators turned out recently for one of the most gruelling boat races of the year. It was held as part of a sports festival at Porto Novo.

    The large fishing canoes were manned by crews from the Adjina and Sokome districts of Porto-Novo who were in fierce competition for the prizes. They were awarded by the High Commissioner, and the Ambassadors of France, the United States and the Soviet Union.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5U34H1HL89AH93ST5W43FCH16
    Media URN:
    VLVA5U34H1HL89AH93ST5W43FCH16
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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