• Short Summary

    Tanzania's Filbert Bayi, world 1,500 metre record holder, won the 1,500 metres event against international competition in the Fifth Defence Forces Friendship games in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania on Saturday (8 June).

  • Description

    Tanzania's Filbert Bayi, world 1,500 metre record holder, won the 1,500 metres event against international competition in the Fifth Defence Forces Friendship games in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania on Saturday (8 June).

    Bayi never approached his 3 minute 32.2 second world record but he beat Kenya's John Kpkurgat by about 50 yards to win in 3 minutes 41.3 seconds. Kenya's Nicholas was third.

    Bayi also best Kipkurgat in the 800 metres event on Wednesday (5 June).

    With one day left, Kenya was leading the Defence Forces athletics competition with 189 points. Tanzania was second with 100 points, Uganda and Zambia were third equal with 45 points and Somalia fifth with 30 points.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABVWMCG63T140S8M65N429XEIH
    Media URN:
    VLVABVWMCG63T140S8M65N429XEIH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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