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Mandela and Pienaar

Mandela and Pienaar Visual Arts Biographies Famous Historical Events Social Studies Sports Tragedies and Triumphs

With the whole country watching, and rejoicing, President Nelson Mandela presents the Rugby World Cup trophy to Francois Pienaar, captain of the Springboks.

It was one of the most famous moments in world-sports history.

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Image online, courtesy the Library of South Africa.

 

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