• Short Summary

    OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES BY TWO AFRICAN ATHLETES YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) EARNED THEM INCLUSION IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN TEAM WHICH BEGINS A EUROPEAN TOUR NEXT MONTH.

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    OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES BY TWO AFRICAN ATHLETES YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) EARNED THEM INCLUSION IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN TEAM WHICH BEGINS A EUROPEAN TOUR NEXT MONTH.

    BOTH ARE HALF-MILERS AND BECOME THE FIRST NON-WHITES EVER TO BE INCLUDED IN A FULLY REPRESENTATIVE SOUTH AFRICAN TEAM.

    THEY ARE BENONI MALAKA AND HUMPHREY KHOSI, BOTH OF WHOM YESTERDAY BEAT WHITE RUNNERS IN THE 880-YARDS FINAL SELECTION TRIALS IN PRETORIA. MALAKA'S WINNING TIME OF 1 MINUTE 48.7 SECONDS EQUALLED KHOSI'S THREE-WEEK-OLD RECORD. KHOSI'S TIME WAS 1 MINUTE 49.1 SECONDS.

    THE TWO WHITE RIVALS, HENNIE MEINTJIES AND VAUGHAN JACKLIN, RETURNED TIMES OF 1:50.9 AND 1:57.3 RESPECTIVELY. NEITHER BEFORE HAS BETTERED THE 1:50 MARK.

    THE TEAM WILL COMPETE IN LONDON TWICE, COLOGNE, DUBLIN, OSLO AND LISBON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7S3MIQQZTF1RO711ICUX1WZA4
    Media URN:
    VLVA7S3MIQQZTF1RO711ICUX1WZA4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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