• Short Summary

    JEAN TSHIKUNA, MIDDLEWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION OF CONGO-KINSHASA BEAT THE BELGIAN WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION, VICTOR CHAPELLE BY A TECHNICAL KNOCK-OUT AFTER A TEN ROUND CHARITY MATCH IN CONGO-KINSHASA RECENTLY.

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    JEAN TSHIKUNA, MIDDLEWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION OF CONGO-KINSHASA BEAT THE BELGIAN WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION, VICTOR CHAPELLE BY A TECHNICAL KNOCK-OUT AFTER A TEN ROUND CHARITY MATCH IN CONGO-KINSHASA RECENTLY.

    PROCEEDS FROM THE MATCH WENT TO A SPECIAL FUND WHICH HAS BEEN SET UP TO REBUILD KISANGANI (FORMERLY STANLEYVILLE). TSHIKUNA, LIGTHER THAN HIS OPPONENT, WENT INTO ACTION WITH A DAMAGED RIGHT HAND -- BUT IT HARDLY AFFECTED HIS FIGHTING SPIRIT.

    DURING THE TEN ROUNDS OF THE MATCH HE CONSISTENLY DEMONSTRATED BOTH SUPERIOR STYLE AND TECHNIQUE. IN THE TENTH ROUND HE KNOCKED CHAPELLE TO THE CANVAS FOR THE SECOND TIME TO TAKE THE DECISION ON A TECHNICAL KNOCK-OUT. THE FIGHT WAS STAGED IN KINSHASA'S TATA REPHAEL STADIUM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8FFZMURQWRBNRJZDQAFJ6ZM41
    Media URN:
    VLVA8FFZMURQWRBNRJZDQAFJ6ZM41
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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