Young athletes, mainly from Socialist countries, compete in large event in Moscow.
Unused / unissued material -
Russian titled and voiceovered newsreel material
Moscow, Russia, USSR, Soviet Union.
Various shots of Athletes from 46 countries gathering for the Third International Friendly Youth Games. LS of Flag flying, pan to crowded stadium. Various shots of 10,000 metre race in progress, runners incl. Josef Kovacs, Alan Lawrence, Emil Zatopek, Pyotre Bolotnikov leading the race, Australian runner Lawrence, takes the lead for a short time, the last lap Pyotr spurts ahead and finishes the race first, Alan Lawrence second place. MS Crowd applauding. CU of Pyotr Bolotnikov and Alan Lawrence. MS of girl athletes changing shoes. MS Panning along of girls changing shoes. Various shots of long jump in progress, girls jumping:- Maria Chiastoveka (Poland) Paolina Tselikofer (Bulgaria) Heldruck Klaus (the German Democratic Republic) Nadezhda Dvalishvili (U.S.S.R.) Various shots of pole vaulting taking place, Athletes are:- Leshak Romam (Yugoslavia) Vitaly Cherhobai (USSR) Vladimir Bulatov (USSR) and Manfred Preisger (German Democratic Republic). Panning shot of crowd applauding. High angle shot of Stadium. MS of crowd. Various shots of cycling race in progress, on tandems, Vatzlav Mahak, Ladislav Fauchek are from Czechoslovakia, Leonid Khmel and Rostislav Vargashkin (USSR) Soviet cyclists winning. MS Crowd applauding. High angle shot of crowded stadium. Various shots of women's 100 metres final in progress, Vera Krepkina of the Soviet Union is the winner. MS of crowd. MS of Vera Krepkina. MS Crowd applauding. GV of athletes preparing for race. GV Crowd. Various shots of mens 100 metres final in progress won by Marian Foik (Polish). CU Group of men athletes. LS Crowded stadium. Various shots of Women's High Jump in progress, Chinese Athlete Chjen-Fen-Zhun, Maria Pisareva, (Soviet Union), Iolanda Balash (Rumanian). Various shots of diving contest taking place: J. Botella (Mexico) Mikhail Chachba (Soviet Union) becomes Youth Games Champion, Juan Botella captures second place. Various shots of Boxing Finals taking place, Evgeny Feofanov (Soviet) wearing dark, and Kazimar Dudzik, Evgeny Feofanov is declared the better man. Various shots of walking race in progress. Guiseppe Dordoni (Italy), Soviet Athletes are Antannas Nikenas and Leonid Spirin. MS Crowd. Various shots of Triple jump Competition taking place, Teruji Kogake (Japan) Leonid Sherherbakov (Soviet Union) Vilharner Einarsson (Iceland.) The winner is AF da Silva of Brazil. GV of Leonid Spirin and Antannas Mikenas rushing to the Stadium to finish their 20 kilometres walk. BV of Athletes walking, among them is No.8 Norman Read (New Zealand.) LS of Leonid Spirin and Antanas Nikenas arriving at Stadium. LS of Leonid Spirin and Antanas Nikenas finishing walking race on track. Various shots of gymnastics taking place horse vaulting, parallel bars, and rings. Gymnasts are Yurie Titov (Soviet Union) Takashy Ono (Japan) Albert Azaryan (Soviet Union). GV of cup being presented to Boris Shakhlin European Cup Holder. Panning shot of crowd applauding.
(Lav.) Old record suggests material dates from around 26/08/1957.