Soviet acrobats have turned in remarkable performances at an international championship meeting in Katowice, Poland.?
Two Soviet female acrobats, Margarita Kucharenko and Odesta Dashenko, performing (9 shots)
Soviet four-man pyramid (3 shots)
Rasolin of Soviet Union does triple somersault and crowd applauds (2 shots)
PICKERING: "A very impressive display of strength and mobility. Look at the top of that girl there. Both these girls are superb gymnasts. And I think they must have impressed the judges.
"Not a massive bottom mount but you can see that this is a four-man pyramid. And look at the way this top mount gets to his balance position. Beautifully controlled and straight into a one-arm balance.
"His second routine and there's the triple. There's the triple that Binder shoulders for the first time. Rasolin does it in a piked position. Not even tucked."
COMMENTATOR: RON PICKERING
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Background: Soviet acrobats have turned in remarkable performances at an international championship meeting in Katowice, Poland. And among the performers who earned themselves tremendous applause from the audience were Margarita Kucharenko and Odesta Dashenko as they appeared together in the women's pairs competition. Here is a report from Katowice by BBC commentator Ron Pickering.