• Short Summary

    THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC WON THREE TITLES AT THE ALL-AFRICAN BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN LUSAKA ON SATURDAY, TO HEAD THE GOLD MEDAL TALLY.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV CONTEST IN PROGRESS BETWEEN M. MULILI OF UGANDA AND P. WARUINGE OF KENYA.
    0.08

    2.
    SV DITTO. (2 SHOTS).
    0.24

    3.
    GV UGANDA BOXER AGAINST ROPES - REFEREE CALLS FOR BREAK.
    0.34

    4.
    SV KAUNDA WATCHING.
    0.35

    5.
    SV WARUINGE PRESENTED WITH MEDAL.
    0.42

    6.
    SV CONTEST IN PROGRESS BETWEEN D. JONATHAN OF NIGERIA AND SINDA OF CONGO-KINSHASA.
    0.56

    7.
    GV DITTO.
    0.59

    8.
    SV AUDIENCE APPLAUD.
    1.02

    9.
    SV CONTEST IN PROGRESS BETWEEN T. EL DAHSHAN OF THE UAR AND A. RAY OF GHANA.
    1.12

    10.
    GV DITTO.
    1.17

    11.
    SV RAY DOWN AND IS COUNTED OUT - OTHER BOXER COMES OVER TO EMBRACE.
    1.36

    12.
    SV AUDIENCE.
    1.39

    13.
    SV EL DAHSHAN PRESENTED WITH MEDAL.




    Initials MA/VS/AS/PF


    SPORT: BOXING

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    Background: THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC WON THREE TITLES AT THE ALL-AFRICAN BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN LUSAKA ON SATURDAY, TO HEAD THE GOLD MEDAL TALLY.

    THE FINALS ON SATURDAY FOLLOWED NEARLY A WEEK OF ELIMINATING BOUTS. SIXTEEN NATION SENT TEAMS INCLUDING GHANA, NIGERIA AND SUDAN, THE MAJOR MEDAL WINNERS AT THE LAST CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 1966. OTHER NATIONS COMPETING WERE: CAMEROUN, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, CONGO-KINSHASA, ETHIOPIA, GABON, KENYA, MALAGASY, NIGER, SENEGAL, TANZANIA, UAR, UGANDA AND ZAMBIA.

    ONE OF THE MOST IMPRESSIVE DISPLAYS WAS TURNED IN BY PHILIP WARUINGE OF KENYA WHO WON HIS FOURTH SUCCESSIVE ALL-AFRICAN TITLE BY OUTPOINTING MOHAMMED MULILI OF UGANDA IN THE FEATHERWEIGHT DIVISION.

    THE LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION WAS WON BY CESAR SINDA OF CONGO-KINSHASA WHO DEFEATED DELA JONATHAN OF NIGERIA ON POINTS. IT WAS ONE OF THE CHAMPIONSHIPS' MOST ENTERTAINING FIGHTS AND GAVE CONGO-KINSHASA THEIR FIRST EVER GOLD MEDAL IN THE COMPETITION.

    THE HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE PROVIDED THE MOST DEVASTATING WIN. THE DEFENDING CHAMPION, TALLAT EL DAHSHAN OF THE UAR, SCORED A FIRST ROUND KNOCK OUT OVER ADONIS RAY OF GHANA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8SHMUP83YG692PKKXXXYF29QI
    Media URN:
    VLVA8SHMUP83YG692PKKXXXYF29QI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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