USSR-USA Wrestlers' Competition. (1959)

Film-document №5137 1 part, Duration: 0:09:37, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Boykov V.

Operators: Leongardt U., Fedyaev E., Khodyakov V.

Anouncers: Zadachin A.


USA and Soviet free-style wrestlers match.

Historical background

History: In the summer of 1959 in the Moscow Palace of sports competitions held wrestlers. For the first time in the Soviet Union were made by U.S. fighters.

Temporary description

City of Moscow. Sports Palace "Luzhniki". Match freestyle wrestlers. Performers are fighters of the United States and the Soviet Union: T. McCann, Y. Zamyatin, A. Bestaev, N. Koppl, W. Balavadze, F. Fivian, G. Gobejishvili, J. Ferguson, A. Albul, F. Rozenmeyer, S. Dzarasov , R. Marella.

Reel №1

The auditorium (above).

Is a team of American fighters - MS.

Soviet fighters: champion of the USSR Sergei Dzarasov, coach Anatoly Merchants, Marisha Tsalkalamanidze, Yury Zamyatin Alimbeg Bestaev Vakhtang Balavadze, Guram Gobejishvili Anatoly Albul - CU.

Captains Terence McCann and Vic Balavadze.

Soviet athletes presented with the American fighters flowers.

On the carpet three times U.S. champion Terence McCann and champion of the USSR Yury Zamyatin.

Photojournalist - CU.

Judge declares victory McCann.

The carpet champion Alimbeg Bestaev and U.S. champion Newt Cop

The judge awarded the victory Bestaeva.

On the carpet twice world champion Vic Balavadze and Fritz Ftvtan.

The judge awarded the victory Balavadze.

The carpet Guram Gobejishvili (USSR) and James Ferguson (USA).

The carpet of the World Cup winner Anatoly Albul (USSR) and U.S. champion Franz Rozenmeyer.

The carpet heavyweights Sergei Dzarasov - champion of the USSR and Robert Marella - medalist of the United States.

The judge awarded the victory Dzarasovu.

The audience - different.

Auditorium - LS.