RSA 1973 Games

The announcement a year ago that the 1973 South African Open International Games would be held in Pretoria - capital city of South Africa - was greeted with disbelief. The racially-minded Afrikaners of Pretoria would not stand for it, said the sceptics. But the Games were a triumph. In the words of the Prime Minister, Mr B.J. Vorster, and the Minister of Sport, Dr P.G.J. Koornhof, Pretoria excelled itself. "Pretoria will no longer be known only as the capital of SA, but also as the sports city of South Africa," said Dr Koornhof

Date
: 19 January 2018
Author
: Oosthuizen, W
Year
: 1973
Publication Page
: 144
Media Type
: Book
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