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    A large crowd saw an excellent display of gymnastics when a People's Republic of China gymnastics team performed on Tuesday (1 May) at the National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria.

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    A large crowd saw an excellent display of gymnastics when a People's Republic of China gymnastics team performed on Tuesday (1 May) at the National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria.

    The gymnasts are part of a Chinese cultural team visiting Nigeria, The purpose of the visit is to promote friendly ties between the two countries.

    The audience were very appreciative of the high standard or gymnastics exhibited by the visitors. Several displays were planned for staging during the week-long visit. At the first was Mr. Anthony Enahoro, Nigerian Federal Commissioner for Information and Labour. After the performance, Mr. Enahoro said: "It is symbolic of the growing friendship between our two countries that at this very moment our Foreign Minister is in your country and this Chinese team should be inn Nigeria."
    SYNOPSIS: A large crowd prepared to watch a performance by a gymnastic team form The People's Republic of China at the National Stadium in Logos, Nigeria, on Tuesday.

    The gymnasts, who were of an exceptionally high standard, were part of a Chinese cultural team visiting Nigeria for a week. The purpose of the visit was to promote friendly ties between china and Nigeria. performances such s this showed budding Nigerian gymnasts that practice makes perfect.

    A truly sparkling performance by one of the young girls in the visiting team.

    At an earlier performance by the gymnasts, the Nigerian Federal Commissioner for Information and Labour had commented on the exceptionally high standard of the visitors and added: "It is symbolic of the growing friendship between our two countries that tat this very moment out Foreign Minister is in your country and this Chinese steam should be in Nigeria."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9NMVK9B4N0AT1Z6KU6FFK2KFA
    Media URN:
    VLVA9NMVK9B4N0AT1Z6KU6FFK2KFA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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