• Short Summary

    THE FIFTH ASIAN GAMES ENDED IN BANGKOK, THE THAI CAPITAL, YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) WITH A BIG TORCHLIGHT CEREMONY.

  • Description

    THE FIFTH ASIAN GAMES ENDED IN BANGKOK, THE THAI CAPITAL, YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) WITH A BIG TORCHLIGHT CEREMONY.

    KING BHUMIBOL AND "QUEEN SIRIKIT WERE AT THE CLOSING CEREMONIES TO HEAR ATHLETES FROM 18 NATIONS AND THOUSANDS OF SPECTATORS SING "AULD LANG SYNE". A HUGE ILLUMINATED SIGN READS "SWASDI", THAI FOR GOODBYE.

    GENERAL PRAPHAS CHARUSATHIRAM, PRESIDENT OF THE ASIAN GAMES FEDERATION, DECLARED THE GAMES CLOSED AND CALLED ON THE YOUTH OF ASIA TO PREPARE FOR THE NEXT GAMES IN SOUTH KOREA IN 1970.

    JAPAN WENT HOME THE VICTORS ... THE JAPANESE TEAM WON 78 GOLD MEDALS, MAKING A CLEAN SWEEP IN THE SWIMMING, DIVING AND WATERPOLO EVENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5V1FWEM2PLBYUQ9AIHZUAAIIY
    Media URN:
    VLVA5V1FWEM2PLBYUQ9AIHZUAAIIY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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