The Victory in the Peace Race.. (1961)

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Director: Babushkin Ya.


About victory of Soviet bicyclists in the Peace Race which started in the city of Warsaw.

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Poland. City of Warsaw. East Germany. Cities Berlin, Leipzig, Karl-Marx-Stadt. Czechoslovakia. Karlovy Vary, Brno, Prague. 15 Peace Race. Cyclists at the start, the track, the finish, including athletes of Great Britain, France, Poland, the Soviet Union, East Germany. Award winners. Among the athletes: LA Director (GDR), V. Kapitonov, A. Cherepovich, Yu Melikhov, AS Moskvin, A. Petrov, V. Yarzhebski (Poland), K. Laidlaw (UK). A. Pahachek (Poland), E. Hagen (GDR, G. Radulescu (Romania), S. Gazda (Poland).

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Coat of arms of Warsaw - CU.

Warsaw stadium - LS. (The plane).

Teams of cyclists on the Warsaw stadium before the start of the cycling world XIV.

Team England, France, the Soviet Union.

At the stadium - leaders of the Polish United Workers' Party and the government.

Riders on the course of the first stage: the highways of Warsaw - LS.


At the finish - LS. (Helicopter).

Spectators in the stands welcome athletes.

At the finish of the first stage winner - German driver Lothar Hohne, presenting the award to him.

Helicopter over the Warsaw stadium - LS.

Cyclists on the road - LS.

Cars judges, technical assistance, engineers, doctors and journalists accompanied the bicycle race.

Drivers approaching the Polish city of Poznan.

In the fourth stage go ahead Soviet racers.

In the car - the coach of the Soviet team riders Leonid Sheleshnev.

Helicopter in the air - MS.

Riders on the course - LS., MS. (With a / t).

Soviet racers on the course: Olympic champion Viktor Kapitonov, Anatoly Cherepovich Yuri Melikhov, Stanislav Moskvin, Alexey Petrov.

Drivers passing through the streets of Poznan, the first finish Leningrad Alexey Petrov.

Petrov on the podium.

Riders on the fifth stage: the rain, falling on slippery roads Pole Wieslaw Yarzhebski Englishman Kenneth Laidlaw.

First comes Jury Melikhov, followed Kapitonov and Cherepovich.

Melikhov on the podium.

Riders move the border of Poland and East Germany.

Soviet leaders riders behind teams of Poland and East Germany.

Residents of German settlements welcome athletes.

The accident at the race, the rider falls.

In the outskirts of Berlin riders ride in the rain, close to the finish.

First finish Erich Hagen.

Berliners welcome Erich Hagen.

Athletes from Berlin sent to Leipzig.

Photographers, spectators.

Cyclists on the road to Leipzig, first to the finish comes Soviet athlete A. Cherepovich, the second - a Pole Stanislaw Gazda.

Riders on the way to Karl-Marx-Stadt, Climbing Merano.

The city approached the race leader Melikhov for him - Petrov, Kapitonov.

Residents of Karl-Marx-Stadt welcome athletes.

Winner of the stage, the rider Petrov handed a wreath.

Soviet, German riders relax at the stadium.

Participants cycling mountain stage in Czechoslovakia, Czech racer goes ahead Ladislav Heller, the first to finish the stadium in Carlsbad.

Spectators welcome athletes.

Riders on the penultimate stage of the race.

Yugoslavian racer crashes.

Drivers approaching the city of Brno, in front is Melikhov, the first to finish in the stadium.

Melikhov on the podium.

Athletes at the last stage of the race close to Prague, to enter the city.

First to the finish comes Melikhov.

Road sign "Prague" (with motion).

Helicopter in the air.

TV avtoperedvizhka.

Prague residents greet riders on the streets and in the stadium.

Soviet racers - winners XIV cycling world: Petrov, Kapitonov, Cherepovich, Melikhov, Moskvin, Saydhuzhin - on the podium, make a victory lap.