• Short Summary

    SATURDAY AT THE AFRICAN GAMES IN BRAZZAVILLE: IT WAS THE DAY BEFORE THEY ENDED, AND ANOTHER DAY OF FINALS IN THE TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS.

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    SATURDAY AT THE AFRICAN GAMES IN BRAZZAVILLE: IT WAS THE DAY BEFORE THEY ENDED, AND ANOTHER DAY OF FINALS IN THE TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS.WE LOOK AT THE MEN'S 800 METRES (WON BY KENYA).THE WOMEN'S 100 METRES (WON BY NIGERIA),THE POLE VAULT (WON BY THE IVORY COAST), AND THE 5000 METRES (WON BY KENYA).

    THE 800 METRES WAS ANOTHER TRIUMPH FOR THE LONG-STRIDING WILSON KIPRUGUT, OF KENYA.AFTER HIS SUCCESS IN THE 400 METRES TWO DAYS PREVIOUSLY, HE BREATHED THE TAPE A CLEAR WINNER FROM N'DIAYE, OF SENEGAL, WITH ANOTHER KENYAN, FRANCIS, THIRD.THE WINNING TIME WAS 1 MINUTE 47.4 SECONDS -- 1.2 SECONDS AHEAD OF N'DIAYE.KIPRUGUT'S TWO WINNING MEDALS IN BRAZZAVILLE ADDED TO HIS BRONZE IN THE TOKYO OLYMPICS 800 METRES.

    WEST AFRICA, NIGERIA ESPECIALLY, DOMINATED THE WOMEN'S 100 METRES.BADURNIN, OF NIGERIA, SPURTED TO A CONVINCING WIN IN 12.4 SECONDS FROM TEAM-MATE, KAFOR, WITH HART, FROM NEIGHBOURING GHANA, THIRD.

    IN THE POLE VAULT, ANOTHER WEST AFRICAN VICTORY -- THIS TIME FOR THE IVORY COAST.ELLOE SOARED OVER THE BAR AT 4.15 METRES TO GIVE HIM THE GOLD MEDAL
    A SECOND KENYAN DUAL-WINNER WAS KICHPONGE KEINO, WHO FOLLOWED UP HIS RECORD-BREAKING 1500 METRES SUCCESS WITH A WIN IN THE 5000 METRES.HE LAPPED MUCH OF THE FIELD TO HIT THE TAPE IN 13 MINUTES 44.4 SECONDS, MAKING HIM FAR AND AWAY THE MOST OUTSTANDING DISTANCE RUNNER IN AFRICA TODAY.HIS APPEARANCE AT BRAZZAVILLE FOLLOWED A EUROPEAN TOUR.DURING WHICH HE WAS ONE OF THE FEW MEN TO BEAT THE RECORD-SHATTERING AUSTRALIA, RON CLARK.

    (THE GAMES ENDED ON SUNDAY, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC TOPPING THE FINAL MEDALS TABLE WITH 18 GOLDS.NIGERIA WAS SECOND WITH NINE, FOLLOWED BY KENYA (8), SENEGAL (6), THE IVORY COAST (5), AND GHANA (2).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6KL91MCNBMUWTW0AYPSOKWLMM
    Media URN:
    VLVA6KL91MCNBMUWTW0AYPSOKWLMM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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