Weightlifting Masters.. (1955)

Film-document №4560 3 parts, Duration: 0:27:35, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Topanov G.


An educational film based on the materials of world and Europe Championships.

Historical background

History: in October 1954 in Vienna in the building "Kontserthauza" competitions were held at the World Championship and the European Weightlifting Championships. The championship was attended by 100 athletes from 23 countries.

Reel №1

PNRM. Vienna.

Building "Konzerthaus".

Parade participants in the competition.

President of the Austrian competition opens labor federation weightlifting Vunderer.

Playing athletes bantamweight World Champion Iranian Namdev,

his compatriot Mirzaei, USSR champion Bakir Farkhutdinov.

Playing featherweight: Burmese Maung Tun, Olympic champion

Rafael Chimishkyan (USSR), world champion bantamweight Ivan Udodov (USSR).

On the podium world and European champion, Merited Master of Sports Chimishkyan (I place), hoopoe (II-th), Maung Tun (III-place).

Playing lightweights: Dmitry Ivanov (USSR), the Egyptian Gouda.

Ivanov on a pedestal (I place), Gouda (II place), Austrian Tauhner (III place).

Reel №2

Playing athletes welterweight: American Stanczyk - former world champion, Soviet Master of Sports Theodore Bogdanov,

World Champion 1953 American George.

On the pedestal champion George, European champion and Bogdanovsky Stanczyk.

Playing middleweight Olympic champion, Merited Master of Sports

Trofim Lomakin, world champion in 1953 American Kono

Frenchman Debyuf.

On the pedestal champion Kono, European champion and Trofim Lomakin

Debyuf medalist.

Playing light heavyweight: Americans Sheppard and Emrich,

World champion in 1953 honored master of sports and Arkady Vorobyov

Egyptian Saleh.

Reel №3

Playing light heavyweight: Emrich, Sheppard, Vorobyov.

Playing heavyweights: Americans Bretford, Shemansky, European champion Austrian Hebl.

On the pedestal champion Shemansky, Bretford medalist and European Champion Hebl.

Parade contestants.

The Moscow Circus.

The arena teams weightlifters Egypt and Moscow.

Speakers: Master of Sports t George goldfinches, champion Egypt Saleh

overall champion Alexei Medvedev, Egyptian Mahgub,

world record holder Vladimir Vilhovsky, Egyptian Gouda.

Cheering crowd.