• Short Summary

    The Festival was watched by the Communist party and Soviet Government leaders.

    The festival was opened?

  • Description

    The Festival was watched by the Communist party and Soviet Government leaders.

    The festival was opened by living pictures, reflecting episodes of Soviet history.

    It was following by a parade of sports stars of all union republics, and cities of Moscow and Leningrad.

    Then best gymnasts performed on the main arena.

    Folk music accompanied national wrestling of Georgia, Armenia, Moldavia, Azerbaidzhan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan. National wrestling was followed by parade of sambo, Greek-Roman, free-style and dju-do champions Stars of Soviet acrobatics showed their sill.

    The Olympiad-80 emblem was formed by young sportsmen under the popular song by composer Alexandra Pakhmutova "The heroes of sports". The festival lasted over two hours and was televised national network and Intervision.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5GUDTT57HIJKWCG1GCVPXR2O
    Media URN:
    VLVA5GUDTT57HIJKWCG1GCVPXR2O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:10:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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