How it was 08/14/1999 (1999)

Telecast №73653, 1 part, duration: 0:36:59
Production: VID
Anchor:Shklovskij Oleg


Participation of athletes of the Soviet Union at the Olympics in Helsinki in 1952.

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Video chronicle:

The Olympic Games of 1912 in Stockholm.

Propaganda of physical culture in the Soviet Union (30th, years).

Cross-country relay races of amateur athletes.

Sports parades on Red Square.

Stalin, Mikhail Kalinin, Vyacheslav Molotov on the podium of the Mausoleum.

Football on Red Square.

Postwar years: gym.

In 1951, the Soviet Union applied to participate in the 1952 Olympics in Finland, for the first time since 1912.

Vladimir Semichastny speaks about the level of training of Soviet athletes

Video chronicle:

Football matches of the 1940s in the fields of Moscow stadiums.

Score a goal.

Anatoly Ilyin names the names of players of the football team, among them: Netto, Bobrov, Nikolaev, Nikonorov, and others.

Each of the players had a profession in civilian life and worked in the specialty, for example Tatushin - was a tailor.

Vladimir Semichastny, says that in the Olympic Games of those years professional athletes did not participate, and teams were recruited from amateur athletes.

Video chronicle:

July 19, 1952, the opening of the Olympics in Helsinki.

Paavo Nurmi lights the Olympic flame.

Nina Romashkova brought the first gold medal of the Soviet national team.

Describes how the sports victory got.

Video chronicle:

Nina Romashkova throws a disc at the Olympics.

The pedestal of the winners of Soviet athletes.

Speech Soviet gymnasts at the XV Olympic Games.

Valentin Muratov speaks at the gym rings.

Valentin Muratov remembers the performances of Soviet gymnasts.

Describes the provocation, when the Soviet flag was burned in the Olympic camp, where Soviet athletes lived.

Soviet athletes abandoned the Olympic diet, which caused a lot of talk in the press.

The participants remember how they hid their sports salaries, charged by the state - explain what caused such a decision.

Video chronicle:

Accommodation athletes from the USSR and other countries in the Olympic town in Helsinki.

Anatoly Ilyin remembers the defeat of the football team.

Video chronicle:

Fragment of the game of basketball teams of the USSR and Uruguay.

Interview with Yuri Ozerov.

It talks about the complexity of the game and the level of training of athletes.

Video chronicle:

Award ceremony of the winners of the XV Olympiad.

Vladimir Semichastny tells of the dissatisfaction with the Olympic results of Soviet athletes in the Kremlin and criticism of Beria, after returning to Moscow.

Video chronicle:

Olympic symbols, medals, lighting of the Olympic flame at the subsequent Olympiads.


Semichastny Vladimir - Secretary of the Central Committee of the Komsomol, one of the leaders of the Soviet delegation at the XV Olympic Games in Helsinki. Ilyin Anatoly - football player, forward of the USSR national team at the XV Olympic Games. Ponomareva (Romashkova) Nina is the champion of the XV Olympic Games. Muratov Valentin is the champion of the XV Olympic Games. Ozerov Yuri - the central player of the USSR national basketball team at the XV Olympic Games.

Calendar: 08/14/1999

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