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1965 All-Africa Games

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The 1st All-Africa Games – Brazzaville 1965 was a multi-sport event played from July 18, 1965, to July 25, 1965, in Brazzaville, Congo. [1]

32 relations: African Games, Alexandria, Algeria, Algiers, Alphonse Massamba-Débat, Association football, Avery Brundage, Brazzaville, Colonialism, Dahomey, Egypt, Game, Gaoussou Koné, High jump, Hurdling, Javelin throw, Kipchoge Keino, Long jump, Mamo Wolde, Mohammed Gammoudi, Multi-sport event, Naftali Temu, Pierre de Coubertin, Relay race, Republic of the Congo, Samuel Igun, Tunisia at the 1965 All-Africa Games, Wilson Kiprugut, 100 metres, 1968 Summer Olympics, 1973 All-Africa Games, 4 × 100 metres relay.

African Games

The African Games, formally known as the All-Africa Games or the Pan African Games, are a continental multi-sport event held every four years, organized by the African Union (AU) with the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) and the Association of African Sports Confederations (AASC).

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Alexandria

Alexandria (or; Arabic: الإسكندرية; Egyptian Arabic: إسكندرية; Ⲁⲗⲉⲝⲁⲛⲇⲣⲓⲁ; Ⲣⲁⲕⲟⲧⲉ) is the second-largest city in Egypt and a major economic centre, extending about along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country.

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Algeria

Algeria (الجزائر, familary Algerian Arabic الدزاير; ⴷⵣⴰⵢⴻⵔ; Dzayer; Algérie), officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a sovereign state in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.

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Algiers

Algiers (الجزائر al-Jazā’er, ⴷⵣⴰⵢⴻ, Alger) is the capital and largest city of Algeria.

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Alphonse Massamba-Débat

Alphonse Massamba-Débat (February 11, 1921 – March 25, 1977) was a political figure of the Republic of the Congo who led the country from 1963 until 1968.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Avery Brundage

Avery Brundage (September 28, 1887 – May 8, 1975) was the fifth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), serving from 1952 to 1972.

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Brazzaville

Brazzaville is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo and is on the north side of the Congo River, opposite Kinshasa.

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Colonialism

Colonialism is the policy of a polity seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country and of helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and health.

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Dahomey

The Kingdom of Dahomey was an African kingdom (located within the area of the present-day country of Benin) that existed from about 1600 until 1894, when the last king, Béhanzin, was defeated by the French, and the country was annexed into the French colonial empire.

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Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Game

A game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool.

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Gaoussou Koné

Gaoussou Koné (born April 28, 1944) is a former sprinter from Côte d'Ivoire, who represented his native West African country at three consecutive Summer Olympics: 1964, 1968 and 1972.

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High jump

The high jump is a track and field event in which competitors must jump unaided over a horizontal bar placed at measured heights without dislodging it.

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Hurdling

Hurdling is the act of running and jumping over an obstacle at speed.

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Javelin throw

The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about in length, is thrown.

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Kipchoge Keino

Kipchoge Hezekiah Keino (born 17 January 1940) is a retired Kenyan track and field athlete.

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Long jump

The long jump (historically called the broad jump in the USA) is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point.

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Mamo Wolde

Degaga "Mamo" Wolde (Maammo Woldee, ደጋጋ ("ማሞ") ወልዴ; June 12, 1932 – May 26, 2002) was an Ethiopian long distance runner who competed in track, cross-country, and road running events.

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Mohammed Gammoudi

Mohammed Tlili ben Abdallah (محمد التليلي بن عبدالله), also known as Moham(m)ed Gammoudi, (born February 11, 1938) is a Tunisian athlete who competed as a long distance runner in international track and field competitions.

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Multi-sport event

A multi-sport event is an organized sporting event, often held over multiple days, featuring competition in many different sports among organized teams of athletes from (mostly) nation-states.

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Naftali Temu

Naftali Temu (20 April 1945 – 10 March 2003) was a Kenyan long-distance runner.

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Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin (born Pierre de Frédy; 1 January 1863 – 2 September 1937, also known as Pierre de Coubertin and Baron de Coubertin) was a French educator and historian, and founder of the International Olympic Committee, as well as its second President.

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Relay race

A relay race is a racing competition where members of a team take turns completing parts of racecourse or performing a certain action.

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Republic of the Congo

The Republic of the Congo (République du Congo), also known as the Congo-Brazzaville, the Congo Republic or simply the Congo, is a country in Central Africa.

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Samuel Igun

Samuel Igun (born February 28, 1938 in Warri, Delta State) is a retired Olympic athlete from Nigeria.

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Tunisia at the 1965 All-Africa Games

Tunisia, participated at the 1965 All-Africa Games held in Brazzaville, Congo.

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Wilson Kiprugut

Wilson Chuma Kiprugut (born 1938) is a retired Kenyan sprinter and middle-distance runner.

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100 metres

The 100 metres, or 100-metre dash, is a sprint race in track and field competitions.

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1968 Summer Olympics

The 1968 Summer Olympics (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1968), officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Mexico City, Mexico, in October 1968.

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1973 All-Africa Games

The 2nd All-Africa Games – Lagos 1973 were played from January 7, 1973, to January 18, 1973, in Lagos, Nigeria.

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4 × 100 metres relay

The 4 × 100 metres relay or sprint relay is an athletics track event run in lanes over one lap of the track with four runners completing 100 metres each.

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Redirects here:

1st All-Africa Games, List of medals in the 1965 All-Africa Games, List of medals in the first All-Africa Games.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1965_All-Africa_Games

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