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    The Soviet gymnastics team are in London showing the full range the extraordinary talents of their championship-winning performers.

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    The Soviet gymnastics team are in London showing the full range the extraordinary talents of their championship-winning performers.

    The Second day of the display, which played to a packed audience at the Empire Pool in London, opened with European Champion Vladimir Markelov performing on the pommel horse.

    Then came the grace and strength of Soviet junior champion Ginnady Yakunin, with a flawless display on the rings.

    Back to the women...Maria Filatova delighting the crowd on the asymmetrical bars.

    This is the reigning soviet champion Antonina Glebova, on the beam and showing the greatness that spectators and television viewers have come to expect from Russian girls.

    But perhaps the peak in any evening of superb displays came from Erica Shiller, whose performance in the modern rhythmic gymnastics had the audience breaking into spontaneous applause.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB4D3SKOFWE1BIL0FMUCCMM0S
    Media URN:
    VLVAB4D3SKOFWE1BIL0FMUCCMM0S
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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