Athletes are Contesting the Prize. (1962)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Veyland B.

Operators: Voroncov V., Kiselev S., Leongardt U., Schekutev A.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Blinov G.


About competitions of the top ranking athletes from 11 countries of the world.

Historical background

In March 1962, in Moscow at the Palais des Sports were the strongest athletes of the world competition for the prize of Moscow.

Temporary description

Various points weightlifting competitions of different countries for the prize in Moscow, held at the Sports Palace of the Central Lenin Stadium. Soviet athletes - V. Kaplunov, A. Kurynov, L. Jabotinsky - on stage during performances. World Champion, Polish athlete V. Bazhanovsky raises the bar. Rewarding winners of competitions. A. Kurynov gives interviews (synchronously).

Reel №1

Sports bar - MS., CU.

Sports Palace - LS.

Go athletes - competitors.

Prizes - cups - CU.

Jury - MS.

On the platform - the athletes.

World Champion Pole stands Bazhanovsky (several approaches).

Raises the bar of its rival - the athlete from Khabarovsk Vladimir Kaplunov (several approaches).

Judges weigh bar, then - Bazhanovskogo.

On the podium: Bazhanovsky (I-th), Kaplunov (II-th), Saleh Hussein (SAR) (III-place).

Is a team of athletes welterweight.

Acts Olympic champion Alexander Kurynov (several approaches).

Performs his opponent Tommy Kono (USA) (several approaches).

Coach Kurynova NI Shatov - CU.

Winners on the podium: A Kurynov (I-th), Dietrich (GDR) (II-th), Huska (Hungary) (III-place).

Athletes preparing for the heavyweight fight.

Leonid Zhabotinsky massage from Zaporozhye.

Athlete of Richard Zerk and his coach Bob Hoffman - MS.

Speakers: R. Zerk, Egyptian Mohammed Ibrahim, Leonid Zhabotinsky.

Awarding of the winners (Jabotinsky on I-th place).