• Short Summary

    ABOUT 200 EXPONENTS OF THE CHINESE ART OF SELF-DEFENCE DREW MORE THAN 70-THOUSAND PEOPLE TO SINGAPORE'S GAY WORLD STADIUM LAST WEEK TO SEE THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA PUGILISTIC INVITATION CHAMPIONSHIPS.

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    ABOUT 200 EXPONENTS OF THE CHINESE ART OF SELF-DEFENCE DREW MORE THAN 70-THOUSAND PEOPLE TO SINGAPORE'S GAY WORLD STADIUM LAST WEEK TO SEE THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA PUGILISTIC INVITATION CHAMPIONSHIPS.

    THE CONTESTANTS, ALL KARATE EXPERTS, CAME FROM INDONESIA, HONG KONG, SARAWAK, THE PHILIPPINES, AND LOCAL SINGAPORE CLUBS. THEIR AGES RANGED INTO THE MIDDLE-SIXTIES.

    THE EXPERTS BROKE BRICKS AND ROOF TILES. AND ONE SMASHED A COCONUT ON HIS HEAD. ONE 60-YEAR-OLD MAN BROKE THREE BRICKS WITH A BLOW OF THIS HAND.

    LATER, SEVERAL SPECTATORS WERE INVITED TO JAB AN AGED EXPERT IN THE CHEST WITH A CHOPSTICK. THE CHOPSTICK SHATTERED. THEN, FIVE MEN FROM THE AUDIENCE ATTEMPTED TO DISABLE THE SAME COMPETITOR WITH "ROUGH AND TUMBLE" TACTICS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC6WGAEHFBU9YVFCWNEX01UFRE
    Media URN:
    VLVAC6WGAEHFBU9YVFCWNEX01UFRE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1969
    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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