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    The 1964 All China Children Swimming and Diving Championship was held in mid August.

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    SPORT: SWIMMING AND DIVING

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    Background: The 1964 All China Children Swimming and Diving Championship was held in mid August.

    The 246 young contestants come form all parts of China. In the high board diving of youngsters aging from 15 to 17, Tung Chiang-wei of Hopei Province is champion. In the event for girls of the same age group, Shanghai's Pu Han-chung is first.

    This is the men's 400 metre free style. Hsiao Pei-keng form Kwangtung Province wins the race in 5 minutes 22 seconds.

    First in the girls' 100 metre butterfly stroke is 14 year old Li Li-feng from Neilungkiang Province. Her time on one minute 17.4 seconds makes her the youngest swimming master in China.

    The average age of the participants in the 1964 championships is below 13. Half of the participants are girls. Wu Chi-chuan from Shanghai breaks the national children's record in the girls 400 metre individual med ley event by covering the distance in 6 minutes 37.4 seconds.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7XC72FPRNZXQV2MULMB1C54Q1
    Media URN:
    VLVA7XC72FPRNZXQV2MULMB1C54Q1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
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    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:17:00
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    N/A

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