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    Mini Olympics with athletes from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Britain competing.

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Nairobi, Kenya.

    The mini Olympics held in Nairobi with athletes from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Britain. MS The one mile, each shot shows the field passing camera with No. 20, Kenya's Keino, in lead. The winner is K. Keino and Britain's Andy Green is also in the race. CU Keino. MS The ladies 100 yards won by Britain's Sheila Sharywood breaking the East Africa and Kenyan record. CU Sheila Sharywood. CU Photographer using long lens. MS Section of African crowd with umbrellas up to keep off sun. Various shots, start and various obstacles jumps in the steeplechase, Britain's John Jackson is one of the competitors. MS Runner falls in water trough. The winner is Ben Kogo of Kenya.

    Various shots, Britain's Mary Green prepares her starting blocks. MS Start of women's 440 yards and the finish, won by Mary Green. MS Start and finish of men's 440 yards, winner is Britain's athlete Martin Lewis. CU Starter firing gun. Various shots, start and part of the 3 miles race, showing Britain's Hillen who came in fifth and the winner Naftah Temu of Kenya. MS Sheila Sharywood taking part in Ladies' long jump, they measure her jump and she sets new East African record. MS Lydia Stevens of Kenya winning women's 220 yards. CU Blonde woman with sunglasses in crowd. The 120 yards hurdles being won by Akii of Uganda. MS African competitor in Men's High Jump. CU Start of Men's 880 yards race, won by Wilson Kiprugut and also showing Britain's John Boulter coming in second and having his pulse checked after the race. Various shots, start and laps of the 6 mile, rain has started falling now and Kipchoge Keino wins easily. CU Sign "Long jump". Flags of competing nations. Various shots, spectators covering heads from rain. MS Keino gets special presentation at the end. Various CU, spectators.

    Note: Date on original record: 08/06/1968.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:47:00 / 01:22:27:00
    UN 4370 F

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