They Became Champions.. (1957)

Film-document №4817 2 parts, Duration: 0:18:54, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Tulubeva Z.

Operators: Khavchin A., Silenko M., Egorov YU.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Tarasov N.


All-union competition in rhythmic and artistic gymnastics in the Sports Center of the Lenin Central Stadium.

Historical background

Historical. In November 1957 in Moscow, at the Palais des Sports of the Central Stadium, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, were all-union competition in rhythmic gymnastics

Temporary description

Union competitions in rhythmic and artistic gymnastics at the Sports Palace of the Central Stadium Lenin. Gymnasts perform Pchelkina S., R. Postnova, E. Biryuk. Exercises on exercise equipment do athletes: T. Bogdanova, T. Lyuhina, L. Latynina, T. Manin, S. Muratov, P. Pillars, B. Shakhlin, Titova, Lipatov, A. Azarian. B. Shakhlin, P. Pillars Titova on the podium.

Reel №1


Palace of Sports.


Group performance team Latvia.

Aya acts Schneider.

Svetlana speaks Pchelkina.

Playing Rima Postnova, Biryuk Elena, Elena Pervushina Tamara Bogdanova, Tamara Lyuhina, Sofia Muratova.

L. Latynina monitors the performance of Sophia Muratova.

Reel №2

Speech Larissa Latynina.

Tamara serves Manin.

On the podium: Sofia Muratova (first place), Larisa Latynina (second place), Tamara Lyuhina (third place).

Competition among men.

Chief Justice - Glinternik AM - CU.

Speakers: B. Tkachev, P. Pillars Lipatov, B. Shakhlin, Titova.

Athletes perform exercises.

Speech by Albert Azarian.

On the podium: B. and P. Shakhlin Pillars (first place), Y. Titov (third place).