• 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.

  • Description

    1.
    CU PAN..COMPETITORS AT START, KHOSI NEAREST CAMERA, START OF RACE, KHOSI TAKES THE LEAD
    0.07

    2.
    LV PAN..KHOSI ROUNDING TRACK
    0.15

    3.
    LV DITTO, CLOSELY FOLLOWED BY MALAKA
    0.26

    4.
    CU TIME KEEPER WITH STOP-WATCH
    0.27

    5.
    LV PAN..KHOSI ON FINAL LAP STILL LEADING
    0.32

    6.
    CU MALAKA OVERTAKES KHOSI AND WINS
    0.37

    7.
    CU KHOSI SHAKES HANDS WITH MALAKA AND WALKS OFF
    0.45

    8.
    CU MALAKA PUTTING ON JUMPER
    0.53


    YESTERDAY'S 880-YARDS EVENT. KHOSI LEADS THROUGHOUT, WITH MALAKA MAKING A WINNING BURST IN THE LAST LAP.




    Initials JT/V/AW/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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  • Data

    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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