Star Athletes Compete 1958

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    Full title reads: "Moscow. Star Athletes Compete".

    Moscow, Russia / Soviet Union. Star Soviet gymnasts compete for the Moscow Cup.

    SV Master of Sport among women, Yeryomina performing with ease difficult acrobatics.

    SV Crowd applauding.

    CU Master of Sport, Tkachov of Lvov walking to bar, he jumps and starts swinging on bar, he lets go of bar, twists right round and catches bar and commences to swing again.

    GV Tkachov swinging on bar, he continues to do a series of twists, somersaults and various other exercises on bar, he leaves go and does a somersault landing on mat with arms outstretched and at attention.

    SV Same section of crowd applauding.

    CU. Tkachov of Lvov receiving his award and certificate.


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    01:22:04:00 / 01:23:01:00
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