• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF ATHLETES YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) PARADED IN DAKAR, CAPITAL OF THE SENEGAL REPUBLIC, TO OPEN THE 1963 AFRICAN FRIENDSHIP GAMES - A SMALLER OLYMPICS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ATHLETES LINED UP IN STADIUM.
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    2.
    LV SIGN ON BOARD 'LES JEUX DE L'AMITIE DAKAR 1963.'
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    3.
    SV PAN... FLAG BEARERS OF COMPETING NATIONS, PAN TO ATHLETES.
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    4.
    SV FLAG BEARERS FROM 'ALGERIE' AND 'CAMEROUN'.
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    5.
    LV FLAG BEARERS 'DAHOMEY'; 'FRANCE'; AND 'GABON'.
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    6.
    CU UAR FLAG.
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    7.
    SV ATHLETES.
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    8.
    SV PAN... ATHLETE CARRIES BATON INTO ARENA AND UP TO VIP STAND.
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    9.
    SV SPECTATORS.
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    10.
    SCU OPENING ADDRESS IS MADE.
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    11.
    SV ALGERIA LEADS MARCH PAST.
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    12.
    SV ALGERIAN FLAG.
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    13.
    SV PAN... ALGERIAN ATHLETES PAN TO STAND.
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    14.
    GV STADIUM.
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    Initials IT/S/MR/LW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: HUNDREDS OF ATHLETES YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) PARADED IN DAKAR, CAPITAL OF THE SENEGAL REPUBLIC, TO OPEN THE 1963 AFRICAN FRIENDSHIP GAMES - A SMALLER OLYMPICS. THE GAMES, THE THIRD IN THE SERIES, HAVE BEEN INCREASED IN SCOPE THIS YEAR TO GIVE GREATER COMPETITION AND A WIDER RANGE OF EVENTS.

    PREVIOUSLY LIMITED TO MEMBER-NATIONS OF THE FRENCH COMMUNITY, THE FRIENDSHIP GAMES HAVE NOW BEEN THROWN OPEN TO 24 COUNTRIES ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT, INCLUDING GAMBIA, LIBERIA, NIGERIA, AND THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC. AND THIS YEAR THE PROGRAMME FEATURES NINE SPORTS - ATHLETICS, BASKETBALL, BOXING, CYCLING, FOOTBALL, HANDBALL, JUDO, SWIMMING, AND VOLLEY-BALL. THE EVENTS WILL CONTINUE APRIL 21ST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5WN73BOM7CWF535RP8K96O9KA
    Media URN:
    VLVA5WN73BOM7CWF535RP8K96O9KA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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