• Short Summary

    SYRIA IS ONE OF TEN ASIAN COUNTRIES TAKING PART IN THE 1965 PEKING INTERNATIONAL TABLE TENNIS INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT.

  • Description

    SYRIA IS ONE OF TEN ASIAN COUNTRIES TAKING PART IN THE 1965 PEKING INTERNATIONAL TABLE TENNIS INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT. IT OPENED AT THE PEKING WORKERS' STADIUM ON SUNDAY, BUT IN THE FIRST ROUND THE SYRIAN MEN'S TEAM WAS BEATEN 5-0 BY NORTH KOREA.

    EIGHTY-ONE PLAYERS ARE COMPETING IN THE TOURNAMENT. THEY COME FROM TEN COUNTRIES: CAMBODIA, CEYLON, CHINA, INDONESIA, JAPAN, NEPAL, NORTH KOREA, NORTH VIETNAM, PAKISTAN AND SYRIA.

    SYRIA WAS COMPETING FOR THE FIRST TIME. THE SYRIAN MEN'S OPENING ROUND MATCH AGAINST NORTH KOREA WAS MARKED BY QUICK AND POWERFUL PLAY. BUT IN THE END, IT WAS THE NORTH KOREANS WHO CAME OUT ON TOP.

    (THE TOURNAMENT GOES ON FOR NINE DAYS. YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) SAW THE END OF THE TEAM EVENTS, AND TOMORROW (THURSDAY) THE SINGLES BEGIN).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA0CCIT1XTE9RE2TB7IMODRE6F
    Media URN:
    VLVAA0CCIT1XTE9RE2TB7IMODRE6F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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