Soviet athletes compete for the right to take part in the Olympic games.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.
Moscow, Russia, USSR / Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
CU People in the crowd watching the Soviet National Athletic Championship. Various shots of the men's 100 metres race commencing and being run. MS The winner, athlete Edwin Ozolin, a college student, is congratulated. MS Crowd applauding.
MS The pole jump being set. MS Lithuanian Janis Krasovskis preparing for the pole vault. LS Krasovskis runs and clears the pole. LS and MS Krasovskis being congratulated. MS Children walk forward holding bouquets of flowers. MS Krasovskis on dais being presented with flowers. CU Young Russian couple looking on.
MS World record holder Tamara Press putting the shot. MS Shot lands and bounces past marker cards. MS Flags are placed in ground showing where shot fell. CU Tamara Press.
Various shots of the women's 80 Metres hurdles with Russian athlete Irina Press taking the lead and winning. MS Tamara and Irina Press together, they are then joined by their coach Mr Alexeuev.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 03/08/1960.