• Short Summary

    LED BY THEIR WORLD RECORD-BREAKER, KEINO, KENYA'S ATHLETES SWEPT TO CLEAR-CUT VICTORIES IN TRACK EVENTS WHEN THEY VISITED TANANARIVE, MALAGASY FOR AN ATHLETICS MEETING ON SUNDAY.

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    LED BY THEIR WORLD RECORD-BREAKER, KEINO, KENYA'S ATHLETES SWEPT TO CLEAR-CUT VICTORIES IN TRACK EVENTS WHEN THEY VISITED TANANARIVE, MALAGASY FOR AN ATHLETICS MEETING ON SUNDAY.

    THE MEETING WAS HELD IN THE MAHAMASINA STADIUM IN TANANARIVE, WHERE THE ATHLETES PARADED BEFORE THE START OF THE RACES.

    THE FIRST EVENT WAS THE 400 METRES HURDLES IN WHICH THE KENYA STAR LONG SHOWED HIS EFFORTLESS STYLE IN WINNING COMFORTABLY.

    IN THE 400 METRES SPRINT, IT WAS KIPRUGUT WHO RECORDED THE SECOND KENYA VICTORY, WHILE IN THE 100 METRES EVENT, OWITI OF KENYA SPRINTED TO THE TAPE AN EASY WINNER.

    THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE AFTERNOON WAS THE RUNNING OF OLYMPIC CHAMPION KEINO IN THE 1,500 METRES. HE SHOWED HIS WORLD CLASS IN FINISHING THE RACE A CLEAR 200 METRES AHEAD OF HIS NEAREST RIVAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7BKO0KEY8IHXPMEFCZCCQ9TXC
    Media URN:
    VLVA7BKO0KEY8IHXPMEFCZCCQ9TXC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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