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    These days the 28th World Table Tennis Championships is held in the beautiful town of Ljubljana, the capital of the Socialist Republic of Slovenija.

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    These days the 28th World Table Tennis Championships is held in the beautiful town of Ljubljana, the capital of the Socialist Republic of Slovenija.

    For this unique opportunity, a great new Hall of Sports has been built. It is located at Celovska cesta, on the foothills of Sisenski hrib, between Bellevue Hotel and Museum of National Liberation. Outside dimensions of the Hall are 106 x 90 meters. There are two halls in the building. For the requirements of SPENT the dimensions of the bigger hall as playing grounds are 34,80 meters of width, 70 meters of length and 11,5 meters of height. The both halls are kept at a constant temperature of 15????C. The big hall for SPENT has a total of 6738 seats or 8078 stands and 2699 seats respectively, i.e. a maximum of 11.000 spectators can be accommodated.

    On the first day of TTWC a ceremonial was held in the big new Ljubljana's Sports Hall. A short gymnastic programme was followed by three short speeches. The speeches were held by Mitja Ribicic, the President of the Organising Committee of the 28th World Table Tennis Championships, Mr. Ivor Montagu, the President of the International Table Tennis Federation and Mica Nonkovic, the President of Yugoslav Table Tennis Federation.

    CUPS AND MEDALS WERE PRESENTED BY:
    1. WOMAN'S SINGLES
    Geist Prize#Mr. Antal Szabo, President of the Hungarian Table Tennis Association
    Medals#Mr. Slobodan Jeremic Secretary General of the Yugoslav Table Tennis Association
    2. MEN'S SINGLES
    St. Bride Vase#Mr. I. Eyles, Officer of the English Table Tennis Association
    Medals#Mr. Peter Dular, Secretary General of the Organising Committee - SPENT
    3. WOMEN'S DOUBLES
    Pope Trophy#Mr. Peter Lowen Secretary General of the English Table Tennis Association
    Medals#Stanko Rebolj, Eng. Arch., President of the Technical Commission of the Organising Committee - SPENT
    4. MEN'S DOUBLES
    Iran Cup#Mr. Chafour Alba President of the Iranian Table Tennis Association
    Medals#Mr. Bora Popovic, Member of the Secretariat of the Yugoslav Table Tennis Association
    5. MIXED DOUBLES
    Zdenek Heydusek#Mr. Josef Abracham President of the Czechoslovakian Table Tennis Association Prize
    Medals#Mr. Marko Rozman, President of the Press Commission of the Organising Committee - SPENT

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    Film ID:
    VLVA63XC3QAMDWGGZ61P4EKMIC2S5
    Media URN:
    VLVA63XC3QAMDWGGZ61P4EKMIC2S5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:20:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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