• Short Summary

    A 23-YEAR-OLD STUDENT FROM TOKYO UNIVERSITY TONIGHT (TUESDAY) WON THE FEATHERWEIGHT CATEGORY OF THE WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN WARSAW.

  • Description

    A 23-YEAR-OLD STUDENT FROM TOKYO UNIVERSITY TONIGHT (TUESDAY) WON THE FEATHERWEIGHT CATEGORY OF THE WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN WARSAW. HE'S YOSHIYUKI MIYAKE AND HIS VICTORY CROWNED A JAPANESE TRIUMPH WHICH BROUGHT HIS COUNTRY SIX MEDALS, IN THE CHAMPIONSHIPS.

    MIYAKE, OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALLIST AT MEXICO, SECOND IN THE PRESS AND SNATCH AND THIRD IN THE JERK, FINISHED WITH A TOTAL OF 385 KILOGRAMMES (848 1/2 POUNDS) FOR THE THREE LIFTS.

    HIS OVERALL SCORE BEAT HIS NEAREST RIVALS ZAMDIZE (USSR) AND WAOJNOWSKI (POLAND).

    MIYAKE SAID LATER HE WAS "HAPPY" ABOUT HIS VICTORY BUT HAD HOPED TO ACHIEVE BIGGER LIFTS DURING THE CHAMPIONSHIPS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAI27KB27HYMSWJE7OZG2WPLBL
    Media URN:
    VLVAAI27KB27HYMSWJE7OZG2WPLBL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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