Soviet Sport 1976 № 4 Towards the Olympics. Soviet Union - United States: two matches
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Annotation1. USSR national team in volleyball. 2. USSR Championship by road cycle race. 3. Athletic match teams of the USSR and the USA in Leningrad. 4. Tennis competitions of the USSR - the United States.
1. Training and preparation of the Soviet women's volleyball team for the Olympic Games in Montreal - athletes to warm up, perform various gymnastic exercises, athletes on the volleyball court during practice.
Team captain N. Smoleeva during training.
Coach GA Akhvlediani instructs athletes during competitions.
Fragments of a volleyball match.
Play Zezyulya N., I. Ryskaliyev and other team members.
Applauding the fans.
2. Quay Sukhumi, ul.
Worth a car with a sign "USSR Championship in cycling, criterium.
Cyclists are preparing for a competition.
Spectators at the start and at a distance.
Winner of World Championship AA Pikkuus before the competition.
A. Plyushkin among fans.
To sew shirt rider number.
Group leaders of the race on the track, the cyclist on the go drink water from a flask.
Finish of cycling - the first finish A. Plyushkin.
A. Plyushkin on the podium, he handed the award.
3. Illuminated display with the inscription "Leningrad welcome the strongest athletes the United States and the USSR" in Russian and English languages.
Competition in pole vaulting - scattered and jumps American athlete throws the bar.
Soviet athlete jumps E. Tananika.
Running on the 60-meter hurdles for men - the first run and finish the American athlete Shipp.
American athlete pushes the nucleus.
Soviet athlete A. Yarosh pushes the nucleus.
Competition in the triple jump - jumps American athlete, the athlete jumps Soviet Bessonov.
Start the American and Soviet runners - members relay: go the distance, passed the baton.
TV cameraman shoots.
Finish relay - American and Soviet athletes finish in the same.
4. Friendly Match strongest tennis players of the Soviet Union and the United States: on the tennis court at Luzhniki Sports Palace play U.S. champion Riesz and champion of the USSR A. Metreveli - different plans.
End Game - Riesz congratulates Alexander Metreveli with a victory.
Meeting the country's champion Oleg Morozov American BD King - points a game.
BD King, won the competition on the court together with the coach the American team, E. Buchholz.
E. Buchholz said the need for cooperation between the USSR and the USA (simultaneously in English).
Soviet and American teams shake hands, exchange pennants and badges.
The hall of the Palace of Sports hosts the Soviet and American athletes.
American and Soviet flags under the dome of the Palace of Sports.