ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 06, 1984
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REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(Atlanta, Georgia) Mayor Andrew Young and United States Info. Agency reported sponsoring training program for some African and Panamanian Olympic contenders at Emory Univ. due to their lack of funds; films shown. [Chris MADZOKERE - never expected such consideration.] [YOUNG - explains his solicitation of former athletes.] Benefits to athletes of improved training facilities explained. [Coach Mike SPINO - anticipates significant improvements for many.] [Mariette VAN HEERDEN - notes inability to train full time in Zimbabwe.] Van Heerden mentioned holding women's discus record for Zimbabwe; champion runner Filbert Bayi's win in Peachtree race noted.
REPORTER: Ray Gandolf
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