Winter swimming in the icy water in Russia.
Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).
Various close up shots of the men in swimming trunks rubbing snow on their bodies getting ready for the winter swim. MS. Ice covered water, pan to crowds watching swimmers. CU. Crowd. LS. People skating, pan to river to show the swimmers. Various shots of swimmers getting into water. CU. Crowd watching. More swimmers including women walking to water's edge. CU. Woman diving into water and swimming. CU. Crowd watching. Various shots of swimmers in water. Various shots of swimmers climbing out of water. CU. Onlookers. CU. Three men walking towards camera after their swim.
Date found in the old record - 02/03/1959.