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    THURSDAY AT THE AFRICAN GAMES IN BRAZZAVILLE. IT WAS A DAY OF FINALS IN THE?

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    THURSDAY AT THE AFRICAN GAMES IN BRAZZAVILLE. IT WAS A DAY OF FINALS IN THE TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS. WE SHOW THREE OF THEM, ALL IN THE MEN'S SECTION: THE 110 METRES HURDLES (WON BY NIGERIA), THE 100 METRES (WON BY THE IVORY COAST), AND THE 400 METRES (WON BY KENYA).

    IN THE 110 METRES HURDLES, IT WAS A BATTLE BETWEEN TWO NIGERIANS, TWO FROM THE IVORY COAST, A GHANAIAN AND A UGANDAN. AT THE FINISH, IT WAS THE NIGERIANS FIRST AND SECOND: ERINLE AND AKIKA RESPECTIVELY, BOTH IN 14.6 SECONDS.AMMAKI, OF THE IVORY COAST, WAS THIRD IN 14.7 SECONDS, AND OKIRING, OF UBANDA, FOURTH IN 15 SECONDS.

    ERINLE WAS ALSO A FINALIST IN THE 100 METRES, IN WHICH SIX COUNTRIES WERE REPRESENTED: KENYA, NIGERIA, SENEGAL, THE IVORY COAST, MADAGASCAR AND THE CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE). THE SPRINT WAS AN EASY VICTORY FOR GAOUSSOU KONE, THE IVORY COAST STAR WHO WAS A FINALIST IN THE SAME RACE AT THE TOKYO OLYMPICS. WITH A TIME OF 10.3 SECONDS, HE BEAT KENYA'S OWITI (10.5 SECONDS). ERINLE HAD TO BE CONTENT WITH THE BRONZE MEDAL IN THE TIME OF 10.6 SECONDS, THE GAME AS THE FOURTH PLACING, RAVELOMANANTSOA, OF MADAGASCAR.

    IT WAS AN EAST AFRICAN VICTORY IN THE 400 METRES. KENYA'S WILSON KIPRUGUT, THE 800 METRES BRONZE MEDALLIST AT TOKYO, WON CONVINCINGLY IN 46.9 SECONDS FROM GHANA'S ADDY (47.4 SECONDS) AND SENEGAL'S GAKOU (47.7 SECONDS). FOURTH, FIFTH AND SIXTH RESPECTIVELY WERE BEZABITH, OF ETHIOPIA, COULIBALY, OF THE IVORY COAST, AND SONGOK, OF KENYA.

    THE GAMES ARE DUE TO END TOMORROW (SUNDAY).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAOLV1JJQCTXSJLKFRBWUJVIKD
    Media URN:
    VLVAAOLV1JJQCTXSJLKFRBWUJVIKD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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