• Short Summary

    On the final day of the events at the Asian Games in Delhi, December 3, Chinese athletes continued their domination of many events and of the medals table.

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    1.
    December 3 (Kapoor): GV In women's volleyball final, China (in blue) serves to Japan, and Japan wins point.
    0.10

    2.
    GVs Crowd watches game continuing, Japan wins further point. (3 SHOTS)
    0.42

    3.
    GV China serves and wins point as crowd cheers. (2 SHOTS)
    0.55

    4.
    GV Chinese team being given gold medals.
    1.00

    5.
    (Prakash) GV Finals in women's badminton between two Chinese, Zhang Ailing and Li Lingwei (furthest from camera); Zhang wins point and game, they shake hands and crowd cheers. (2 SHOTS)
    1.24

    6.
    GV Woman in sari carries gold medal to rostrum where it is presented to Zhang.
    1.54

    7.
    December 4 (Prakash): GV Huge sign in stadium for closing ceremony; crowds cheer as teams parade around stadium. (2 SHOTS))
    2.01

    8.
    SV Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi applauds athletes.
    2.04

    9.
    GV Iranian team marches past, holding banner saying "Now has the time not come to justify why the 86 Iranian Moslem students are in the Bangalore jail after 63 long days" and portraits of Ayatollah Khomeini.
    2.15

    10.
    GV Closing ceremony; national dancers. (4 SHOTS)
    3.01

    11.
    GV People standing around Games flame ZOOM OUT TO LV stadium.
    3.18




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    SPORT: ASIAN GAMES

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    Background: On the final day of the events at the Asian Games in Delhi, December 3, Chinese athletes continued their domination of many events and of the medals table. In the women's volleyball final, China, playing in blue, outclassed their Japanese rivals, to take the gold. Japan won the men's event. In the women,s badminton final, two Chinese players Zhang Ailing, nearest camera, and Li Lingwei, fought for the gold, which eventually went to Zhang. The colourful Games closing ceremony was held the following day in the huge Nehru stadium. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was there to watch the ceremonial dancers and the national teams as they marched in a colourful around the stadium. In a political protest, the Iranian team, marching separately, unfurled a banner as they passed the official box. The banner called for the release of 86 Iranian Moslem students held students held in Bangalore jail. They also carried small portraits of Iranian leader, Ayatollah Khomeini.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB9LLVC0J30N4VJXKH7B14QHT5
    Media URN:
    VLVAB9LLVC0J30N4VJXKH7B14QHT5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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