Rodney Roberts

TVNZ coverage of the 16th World Games for the Deaf

1989
Professional coverage of the first few days of sports at the 16th World Games for the Deaf held in Christchurch in January 1989. Events are covered in detail and presented by the News Review weekly round up.
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Incomplete footage of News Review’s weekly coverage, covering the 16th World Deaf Games for the Deaf hosted in Christchurch 7-17 January 1989 at QE2 Park.

Footage covers:

  • Cycling – Men’s cycling pursuit, men’s 35km time trial (won by New Zealand’s John Ootemann),
  • Track – Men’s shot put, Men’s high jump, women’s 3000m track race, men’s 10,000m, women’s long jump, men’s 100m, men’s long jump, women’s shot put, men’s 400m hurdles, women’s 400m sprint, men’s discuss, women’s 100m, men’s 800m, men’s pole vault, men’s 5000m, men’s triple jump, women’s 800m, men’s 200m, women’s 200m,
  • Swimming – Men’s 200m backstroke, women’s 100m backstroke, men’s 4 X 100m relay
  • Tennis – Men’s singles
  • Table tennis – Women’s singles, men’s singles
  • Football – Mens (featuring New Zealand)

File ref: RR24-02-SPO89

Donated by Rodney Roberts
Produced by TVNZ News Review
Original format VHS-C