• Short Summary

    It was an all-Chinese final in the inaugural World Cup table tennis championships in Hong Kong on Sunday (31 August).

  • Description

    1.
    GV Li Zhenshi (back to camera) of China serves to Guo Yuehua (China)
    0.14

    2.
    GV Audience looking on
    0.16

    3.
    GV Guo serving to Li. GV Of crowd (2 shots)
    0.27

    4.
    GV Li serving to Guo, showing 17 ball rally, with Guo missing on 17th ball.
    0.51

    5.
    GV Continues with Guo serving for match point and winning game. Li shakes hands with Guo, and others
    1.09

    6.
    GV Of crowd applauding
    1.12

    7.
    SV Guo being presented with trophy after winning world cup table tennis championship Raising up above head in response to crowd applause
    1.20

    8.
    GV Milan Orlowski of Czechoslovakia serving to Josef Dvoracek (Czech) to decide third place, with Orlowski winning point.
    1.42

    9.
    GV Crowd applauding
    1.46

    10.
    GV Dvoracek serving to Orlowski and winning match point and game
    1.55




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    SPORT: TABLE TENNIS
    INTERNATIONAL TABLE TENNIS FEDERATION
    COMMERCIAL ACCESS CAN BE NEGOTIATED BY SPORTS EDITOR

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: It was an all-Chinese final in the inaugural World Cup table tennis championships in Hong Kong on Sunday (31 August). At the Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Guo Yuehua of China defeated his fellow-countryman, Li Zhenshi, in three straight sets making him the first holder of the cup. Two Czechs battled for third place. The minor placing was won by Josef Dvoracek who outpointed Milan Orlowski, two sets to one. First, the final:
    SYNOPSIS: Li, with his back to the camera, serves to Guo.

    Guo serves to Li.

    In the final stages of the match Li serves to Guo, but after a 17-stroke rally Guo misses stroke.

    Guo now serves for match point, which he wins.

    Li clinched the championship 21- 13, 21- 18, 21- 15, winning over 62- thousand Hong Kong dollars (U.S. Dollars 12,500) for the title. Two Czech's, Milan Orlow??? serving, and Josef Dvoracek fought it out for third place in the final. Orlowski wins this point.

    However, Dvoracek beat Orlowski 21- 18, 18- 21, 21- 19, with this match point.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2UU7ST3OZDJ6Y13I2POP1ONML
    Media URN:
    VLVA2UU7ST3OZDJ6Y13I2POP1ONML
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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