• Short Summary

    The body of South Korean Boxer, Duk Koo Kim, who died after a fight on November 13, was flown back to South Korea on November 21.

  • Description

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    November 21: GV Korean Air Lines container carrying coffin at Seoul's Kimpo airport.
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    SV Relative carrying portrait of Duk Koo Kim as others walk behind.
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    GV Inside container, coffin with wreath on top. (2 SHOTS)
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    November 22: GV Portrait of Duk Koo Kim.
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    CU PULL BACK TO GV Wreaths.
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    GV Portrait of Duk Koo Kim surrounded by ribbon-draped trophies Cu portrait.
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    GV Open coffin covered with South Korean flag; trophies in front of coffin. (2 SHOTS)
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    SV Relatives seated at service.
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    CU Duk Koo Kim's mother and CU his father. (2 SHOTS)
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    CU Duk Koo Kim's fiance, Lee Yong-Mi.
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    Sv Sports officials and friends seated at service. (2 SHOTS)
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    Gv South Korean President Chun Doo Hwan places Distinguished Sports Medal, posthumously awarded above coffin. (3 SHOTS)
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    SVs Relatives and friends file past coffin after burning incense. (2 SHOTS)
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    SV Friends close coffin lid.
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    Background: The body of South Korean Boxer, Duk Koo Kim, who died after a fight on November 13, was flown back to South Korea on November 21. Relatives were waiting at Seoul's Kimpo airport when Kim's body arrived from the United States. He died after a fight in Las Vegas against World Boxing Association champion, Ray Mancini. Almost 700 relatives, friends and sports officials crammed into a gymnasium in Seoul for the Buddhist funeral service on November 22. Kim's parents and his fiancee, Lee Yong-Mi, were in the from row, Lee Yong-Mi, pregnant with Kim's child, has vowed to marry the dead fighter in spirit, taking a vow of celibacy for the rest of her life. if her child is a boy, she has said she will encourage him to become a boxer. As sports personalities and Kim's boxing comrades looked on, South Korean President Chun Doo Hwan placed the country's Distinguished Sports Medal above his coffin. The government awarded the medal posthumously.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8JZKCOXSCV4NLUTB18CAMR3BJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JZKCOXSCV4NLUTB18CAMR3BJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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