The Strongest in Europe. (1964)

Documentary №6014, 1 part, duration: 0:09:38, black-white
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Veyland B.
Camera operators:Leongardt U., Lozovskiy E., Sokolnikov I., Solovev N.
Anouncers:Zadachin A.
Text authors:Blinov G.


The film is about the competition for the European Championship in weightlifting.

Historical background:

History: on July 10 in Moscow, the Palace of the Central Army Sport Club, was held on the 40 th European Championships in weightlifting. In the championship was attended weightlifters from 13 countries.

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Hotel "Ukraine - LS.

The Central Army Sports Club, decorated with the flags of countries participating in the championship - LS.

Spectators at the gym - LS.

Table winners of the European championships over the past years - LS.

In the foyer of the club's youth talk first Soviet European champion, Merited Master of Sports Lion mechanic and the first Soviet world champion Nikolai Shatov.

Youth listening athletes - CU.

Bar on the platform - CU., PNRM., CU.

Championship participants on the platform - LS.

The audience - LS. (With a / t).

Speech Champion Robert Nagy of Hungary: raises the bar.

Warning light - CU.

Judges Cup at the table - LS., CU., MS.

Masseur rubs his hands Viktor Marzagulovu before going on stage.

Robert Nagy tries to take the bar - unsuccessfully.

Romania Ion Panayot trying to take the bar - unsuccessfully, throws the bar.

Victor Marzagulov (USSR) raises the bar.

B. Marzagulov takes the bar in the snatch.

Nagy pulls the bar.

Nagy takes a push rod.

The audience applauded - LS., MS.

Victor Marzagulov takes a push rod - CU.

The first gold medal of the 40th European Championship is awarded to Victor Marzagulovu.

On the podium are Marzagulov V., Nagy, Hans Rekk - MS.

Featherweight athletes to warm up before going on stage - MS.

Kneaded Eugene Katsura, Hungarian Imre Foldi - CU.

On the platform supports Imre Foldi, the bench takes the bar.

Weight takes Romanians Balazs Fitz.

Spar takes Eugene Katsura.

E. Katsura takes the snatch weight.

Imre Foldi takes weight.

Romanians Fitz takes the bar.

B. Fitz raises the bar - unsuccessfully.

Balazs Fitz takes a push weight.

Added to the bar pancakes.

Imre Foldi push rods.

Soviet athlete Evgeny Katsura push rods.

The audience applauded - CU.

Balazs Fitz trying to push the bar - unsuccessfully.

For the best result the gold medal awarded to the Soviet athletes Katsura.

Romanians Fitz - second place, Hungarian Imre Foldi - third place.

Raises the bar world champion Vladimir Kaplun.

Gold Medal awarded to Vladimir Kaplunova - LS., MS.

Presentation of awards - MS., LS.

Gold Medal awarded championship debutant Vladimir Golovanov from Khabarovsk.

The audience applauded.

Journalists - MS., CU., LS.


Bar squeezes Victor Kurentsov (USSR).

Warning light - CU.

Championship debutant Victor Kurentsov snatch takes weight.

Hungarian Mihaly Huska pushes barbell.

Werner Dietrich GDR pushes.

Former world champion Hans Zdrazhila (Czechoslovakia) pushes the bar.

Kurentsov push rods, sets a world record.

Presenting the award.

The audience applauded.

Athletes before competition - PNRM., MS.

Yuri Vlasov before the show - CU.

Hungarian Karoly Echer takes weight.

Belgian Serzh Reading raises the bar - unsuccessfully.

Scoreboard - CU.

Yuri Vlasov in the first approach tries to take the weight - unsuccessfully.

Yuri Vlasov second approach takes the bar.

In the third approach Yu Vlasov takes post.

In the snatch Yuri Vlasov takes post.

Warning lamp lights up - CU.

Karoly Echer push rods.

Spectators - LS., MS.

Added to the bar pancakes.

Yuri Vlasov in the first approach is pushing the bar.

Coach Yuri Vlasov wipes her face.

Yuri Vlasov push rods.

Hall - LS.

The audience applauded Yuri Vlasov.

Gold medal - CU.

Presentation of medals.

The audience applauded - LS.

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