• Short Summary

    SEGUI KRAGBE OF THE IVORY COAST WON THE SHOT PUTT AT THE AFRICAN GAMES IN BRAZZAVILLE ON WEDNESDAY WITH A MAGNIFICENT HEAVE OF 16.32 METRES.

  • Description

    SEGUI KRAGBE OF THE IVORY COAST WON THE SHOT PUTT AT THE AFRICAN GAMES IN BRAZZAVILLE ON WEDNESDAY WITH A MAGNIFICENT HEAVE OF 16.32 METRES. OLYMPIC ATHLETE KRAGBE WON ONE OF THE FIRST GOLD MEDALS IN THE FIELD AND TRACK EVENTS. MAHROUS OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC WAS SECOND WITH A THROW OF 14.87 METRES. YOVAN OF UGANDA CAME THIRD WITH 14.84 METRES.

    ALTHOUGH SAID TO BE UNWELL, KEP KEINO OF KENYA RAN BRILLIANTLY TO WIN HIS HEAT OF THE MEN'S 5,000 METRES IN 13 MINUTES, 38 SECONDS. THE OLYMPIC ATHLETE'S LONG LEGS RAPIDLY LEFT THE REST OF THE FIELD WELL BEHIND.

    ANOTHER HEAT WAS WON BY HIS COMPATRIOT, TEIMU, WHO COVERED THE DISTANCE IN 14 MINUTES, 4 SECONDS. WOLDE OF ETHIOPIA NEXT IN 14 MINUTES, 24 SECONDS.

    IN A BASKETBALL MATCH THAT DAY, ALGERIA BEAT UPPER VOLTA BY 50 POINTS TO 44. BY HALFTIME, THE SCORE WAS ALREADY 34-20 IN ALGERIA'S FAVOUR. THEY NOW GO ON TO MEET SENEGAL IN THE SEMI-FINAL. IN THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL, THE U.A.R. WILL MEET THE CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE SIDE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADON8942MI1N1CPVCAYVBTJODZ
    Media URN:
    VLVADON8942MI1N1CPVCAYVBTJODZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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