• Short Summary

    THE SECOND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR PIROGUE RACING WERE HELD IN THE BAY OF COCODY, ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST ON SUNDAY.

  • Description

    THE SECOND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR PIROGUE RACING WERE HELD IN THE BAY OF COCODY, ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST ON SUNDAY.

    LOCAL CHAMPION TEAMS FROM SEVERAL VILLAGES TOOK PART AND THE OVERALL WINNERS WERE JACQUEVILLE, THE CHAMPIONSHIPS WERE MARKED BY SEVERAL CLOSELY FOUGHT RACES, IN THE LONG, DUG-OUT CANOES.

    THE MARINE NATIONALE TURNED OUT TO ACT AS WATERBORNE STEWARDS.

    WOMEN COMPETED IN TWO RACES -- AND THE LADIES OF GRAND LAHOU DISTINGUISHED THEMSELVES BY WINNING BOTH EVENTS. LARGE CROWDS TURNED OUT FOR THE EVENT.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA67E2WVO51KJ1P5D68Y2RI3097
    Media URN:
    VLVA67E2WVO51KJ1P5D68Y2RI3097
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment