• Short Summary

    With the elimination of the majority of the unseeded players, the main competition for the individual titles in the World Table Tennis Championships in Pyongyang, DPR Korea, began on Thursday, May 3, when the seeded players joined the survivors of qualifying rounds played on Wednesday.

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    With the elimination of the majority of the unseeded players, the main competition for the individual titles in the World Table Tennis Championships in Pyongyang, DPR Korea, began on Thursday, May 3, when the seeded players joined the survivors of qualifying rounds played on Wednesday.

    One of the first to play was the defending womens champion, Pak Yung Sun of DPR Korea, who appeared against Liliana Wibisono of Indonesia. Miss Pak has made a reasonably impressive start to the Championships, helping her side to second place in the womens Team Competition, although in the vital four match of the final, she lost to her Chinese opponent to hive the PRC team a 3-1 victory.

    Many Koreans are hoping that without ???responsibility, Miss Pak will produce her true form against the powerful challenge of the Chinese players.

    In the mens championships, the player tipped for ??? title is Tibor Klamper of Hungary who did not lose a game in the team competition.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADJ74EBNOH4C0Y6N4FEF080ZKR
    Media URN:
    VLVADJ74EBNOH4C0Y6N4FEF080ZKR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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