• Short Summary

    The Soviet Union defeated the United States in the International Basketball Festival in Lima, Peru, on Tuesday (29 May).

  • Description

    The Soviet Union defeated the United States in the International Basketball Festival in Lima, Peru, on Tuesday (29 May).

    Before a large crowd of spectators, the Soviet Union beat their main competitors in the tournament in a low scoring match -- 68-60.

    Tuesday's game was a re-match of the 1972 Munich Olympic finals, in which the Soviet Union managed to beat the United States team in the last remaining seconds of the game -- the first time the United States suffered defeat in Olympic basketball.

    In a second match, Cuba defeated Yugoslavia 86-77. Cuba was the bronze medal winner in the Munich Olympics.

    Final standing sin the International Basketball Festival, which began on May 14th, were: Soviet Union first, Cuba second, Yugoslavia third, and the United States fourth. Peru, the home team, came fifth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAELQZBEUWXIE78YSL2C0NESWFX
    Media URN:
    VLVAELQZBEUWXIE78YSL2C0NESWFX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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