• Short Summary

    EIGHTY AFRICAN ATHLETES FROM 14 NATIONS ARE IN TRAINING IN FRANCE FOR THE NEXT OLYMPIC GAMES.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ENTRANCE TO TRAINING GROUND.
    0.04

    2.
    SV MALI ATHLETE PUTTING THE SHOT.
    0.10

    3.
    CU DITTO.
    0.14

    4.
    SV ATHLETES EXERCISE.
    0.17

    5.
    CU COMPETITOR JEAN BROU (IVORY COAST).
    0.19

    6.
    CU DANIEL THIAN (SENEGAL)
    0.21

    7.
    CU MAMBAYE N'DIAYE (SENEGAL).
    0.24

    8.
    CU EDOUARD SAGNA (SENEGAL).
    0.26

    9.
    SV START OF 400 METRE RACE
    0.34

    10.
    SV END OF RACE.
    0.41

    11.
    CU TRAINER.
    0.45

    12.
    SV HIGH JUMPER.
    0.48

    13.
    CU VEST OF LONG JUMPER TILT TO FACE.
    0.52

    14.
    SV LONG JUMPER JUMPS.
    0.57

    15.
    SV & CU ATHLETES TRAIN (3 SHOTS)
    1.07

    16.
    SV START OF RACE
    1.18

    17.
    SV MAN WITH STOP WATCH.
    1.20

    18.
    SV SPECTATORS
    1.22

    19.
    SV FINISH OF RACE
    1.28

    20.
    CU TRAINERS CHECK TIMING.
    1.36



    Initials JF/V/AS/BB.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: EIGHTY AFRICAN ATHLETES FROM 14 NATIONS ARE IN TRAINING IN FRANCE FOR THE NEXT OLYMPIC GAMES. THEY HAVE BEEN TRAINING SINCE EARLY THIS MONTH, AND THE 20 BEST WILL STAY FOR ANOTHER MONTH.

    THE ATHLETES ARE TRAINING AT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SPORT IN THE BOIS DE VINCENNES, NEAR PARIS. THEY COME UNDER M. DUDAL, ROVING ADVISER FOR ATHLETICS UNDER THE FRENCH COOPERATION PROGRAMME.

    THE TRAINING IS AIMED AT FORMING THE BEST POSSIBLE TEAM FOR THE MEXICO OLYMPICS, AND WAS PLANNED BY THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORT WITH THE HELP OF THE COOPERATION MINISTRY.

    SYNOPSIS THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SPORT IN THE BOIS DE VINCENNES, NEAR PARIS. EIGHTY AFRICAN ATHLETES FROM FOURTEEN COUNTRIES ARE TRAINING HERE FOR THE NEXT OLYMPIC GAMES.

    THE ATHLETES HAVE BEEN TRAINING SINCE EARLY THIS MONTH, AND TWENTY OF THEM, THE BEST, WILL STAY ON FOR ANOTHER MONTH.

    THE START OF THE FOUR-HUNDRED METRE RACE. THIS IS ONLY PRACTICE, BUT THE ATHLETES PUT THEIR BEST INTO IT.

    THE TRAINING IS AIMED AT FORMING THE BEST POSSIBLE TEAM FOR THE MEXICO OLYMPICS. IT WAS PLANNED BY THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORT, WITH THE HELP OF THE COOPERATION MINISTRY. THE ATHLETES COME UNDER M. DUVAL, ROVING AMBASSADOR FOR ATHLETICS UNDER THE FRENCH COOPERATION PROGRAMME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA9Y3MQ8JNNASS6ZK23VJM1NCS
    Media URN:
    VLVAA9Y3MQ8JNNASS6ZK23VJM1NCS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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