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    AT THE PARALYMPIC GAMES IN TOKYO, THE PHILIPPINES BEAT THE HOST NATION IN A BASKETBALL EVENT ON MONDAY BY A LARGE MARGIN.

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    AT THE PARALYMPIC GAMES IN TOKYO, THE PHILIPPINES BEAT THE HOST NATION IN A BASKETBALL EVENT ON MONDAY BY A LARGE MARGIN. THE PHILIPPINES TEAM BEAT THE JAPANESE BASKETBALL TEAM 28-6 BY OVERWHELMING THEIR OPPONENTS WITH SMOOTH, FAST PLAY. MORE THAN 1,000 SPECTATORS WERE IN THE YOYOGI GYMNASIUM TO WATCH THE EVENT.

    IN THE SWIMMING, FLORA OF AUSTRALIA WON A 25 METRES FREESTYLE HEAT BY BEATING FLORESCO AND FLOARDEAU OF THE UNITED STATES. THE BREAST-STROKE EVENT WENT TO ELLIS OF BRITAIN. TAGER OF AUSTRALIA WAS SECOND AND TASPIPANKEN OF THE UNITED STATES WAS THIRD. AMONG THE SPECTATORS AT MONDAY'S SWIMMING WERE PRINCE AND PRINCESS HITATCHI OF JAPAN, WHO ARE THE PATRONS OF THE GAMES.

    (THE PARALYMPIC GAMES, WHICH ORIGINATED AT STOKE MANDEVILLE IN BRITAIN IN 1952, ARE BEING CONTESTED IN TOKYO BY A TOTAL OF 370 PARAPLEGICS FROM 22 COUNTRIES. THE FIVE-DAY GAMES ARE DUE TO CLOSE TOMORROW -- THURSDAY).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC3LYBV73HNC64BGECSKYCPNAK
    Media URN:
    VLVAC3LYBV73HNC64BGECSKYCPNAK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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