• Short Summary

    ANTON GEESINK, A DUTCHMAN, WHO BEAT JAPAN'S BEST JUDO EXPERTS TO BECOME WORLD CHAMPION IN 1961, IS NOW AT A JAPANESE UNIVERSITY TEACHING YOUNG MEN PREPARING FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES NEXT YEAR.

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    ANTON GEESINK, A DUTCHMAN, WHO BEAT JAPAN'S BEST JUDO EXPERTS TO BECOME WORLD CHAMPION IN 1961, IS NOW AT A JAPANESE UNIVERSITY TEACHING YOUNG MEN PREPARING FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES NEXT YEAR.

    IN PARIS TWO YEARS AGO ANTON GEESINK AMAZED EXPONENTS OF JUDO BY BEATING THE BEST JAPAN COULD MUSTER AGAINST HIM IN A SPORT THE JAPANESE HAVE LONG CONSIDERED THEY HAVE AN INTERNATIONAL LEAD.

    TENRI UNIVERSITY INVITED THE DUTCHMAN TO TAKE UP RESIDENCE IN THE CITY AND COACH YOUNG JUDOMEN. OF THE 6TH GRADE HIMSELF, HIS STUDENTS ARE MOSTLY 3RD, 4TH, AND 5TH GRADES. BUT SOME OF JAPAN'S HIGHEST-GRADE JUDOMEN, LIKE 5TH GRADE MR KAMINGA, ARE CONSTANTLY IMPROVING THEIR TECHNIQUE IN THE HOPE OF BEATING THE CHAMPION...BUT ANTON GEESINK IS TOO STRONG AND TALENTED FOR THEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEZ9DMT5XV405LB3B2VF5WL1KO
    Media URN:
    VLVAEZ9DMT5XV405LB3B2VF5WL1KO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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