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  • Short Summary

    Russian gymnasts in training for the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico

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    Location: Russia, Soviet Union / USSR

    VS. Class of gymnasts under instructions on the wall bars. VS. Vladimir Shelkovnikov the coach, helping one of the gymnasts in a back flip. VS. Of one of the oldest coaches Boris Nikolaevich Astafiev keeping eye on pupils.

    VS. Flashback to pupils in the 1920s receiving physical culture. VS. Of Galina Urbanovich winning Soviet Union championships. VS. Flashback to Soviet winners in past Olympic Games receiving gold medals for gymnastics.

    VS. Back in the gym, Zinaida Drujinina receiving instructions and giving free movement display. (Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3190.06
    Media URN:
    89498
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1967
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:15:00 / 01:11:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 4275 A

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