• Short Summary

    IVORY COAST'S OLYMPIC TEAM BEGAN ITS TRAINING AS SOON AS IT ARRIVED IN MEXICO. THEIR?

  • Description

    IVORY COAST'S OLYMPIC TEAM BEGAN ITS TRAINING AS SOON AS IT ARRIVED IN MEXICO. THEIR CHIEF TRAINER IS MR. RICARD. THEY HAVE HAD NO TROUBLE WITH AFFECTS FROM THE HIGH ALTITUDE. THE AREA IN WHICH THE OLYMPICS ARE TO BE HELD IS 7,350 FEET ABOVE SEA LEVEL. ONE OF THE IVORY COAST'S ATHLETES SAID, IN REFERENCE TO THE ALTITUDE, "WE DIDN'T EVEN NOTICE IT".

    THE IVORY COAST'S ATHLETES ARE ALSO BEGINNING TO UNDERSTAND SPANISH THAT IS TO BE USED IN THE EVENTS: "AL PUESTO", "LISTES" AND "DISPARO", WHICH MEANS "ON YOUR MARKS", "GET SET", "GO".

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    Film ID:
    VLVACOTF0DUPMCD2KRTHV43B63C7J
    Media URN:
    VLVACOTF0DUPMCD2KRTHV43B63C7J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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