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    CARDIFF, WALES, UK

    The Welsh Open Table Tennis Championships were held at the National Sports Centre for Wales, from January 20 to 22.

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    MEN'S FINALS:
    1. GV Jacques Secretin (France) serving to M. Appelgren (Sweden): Secretin wins point 0.07
    2. GV Scoreboard 0.09
    3. GV Appelgren serving, Secreten wins after rally 0.21
    4. GV Crowd applauding 0.23
    5. GV Secretin serving: and wins march. Players shake hands as crowd applauds 0.33
    WOMEN'S FINALS:
    6. GV K. Kruger from West Germany serving to Z. Olah (Hungary): Olah wins point after rally 0.47
    7. SV Crowd watches as Kruger serves and Olah wins point and match 1.02
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    SPORT: TABLE TENNISCHECK COMMERCIAL ??? WITH SPORTS EDITOR
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    Background: CARDIFF, WALES, UK

    The Welsh Open Table Tennis Championships were held at the National Sports Centre for Wales, from January 20 to 22. In the men's singles final, France's Jacques Secretin, seen serving, met Mikael Appelgren of Sweden. Secretin reached the final by beating Desmond douglas of England in a closely fought contest and Appelgren won his way through by eliminating his fellow countryman, Jan-Ove Walder. Secretin dominated Applegren to win the match 21-14, 21-13, 18-21, 21-16, and thereby became the first Frenchman in the 31 years to take the men's singles title in the Welsh Open.

    In the women's singles final, Kristen Kruger of West Germany faced Hungarian Zsuzsa Olah, seen receiving. The match was very evenly balanced at first -- with Olah just managing to take the first game by 24 points to 22. Kruger then fought back to take the second 21-17, but after that Olah proved too strong and sealed he victory by taking the next two games 21-18 and 21-19.

    Source: REUTERS - LEO WALLER

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    Film ID:
    VLVA91NT625Y4XQT0R8BPI97CFQHG
    Media URN:
    VLVA91NT625Y4XQT0R8BPI97CFQHG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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