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Leichtathletik   [Original Title]

Country of Origin: German Federal Republic
Year of origin: 1965
Genre: Newsreel
Locations of shooting: Hannover, Oldenburg, Heidelberg, Moskau, Stuttgart, Paris

Production company: unbekannt

A compilation of newsreels about gymnastics and athletics between 1965 and 1968.

1. The best German gymnastics were introduced in their disciplines; high bar, rings and vaulting horse.

2. A competition in female gymnastics between Germany and Sweden in Oldenburg. The accompanying commentary points out the excellent performance of the German gymnasts and means that the German team could go to Mexico without any fear (it looks forward to the Olympic games '68).

3. An input about the German athlete Heide Rosendahl; she won the silver medal at the European championship in Budapest (1966) and is reckoned as big hope for the German female team. The shoots are done during a competition in Heidelberg.

4. A basketball match between Russia and the USA; the Russian team is winning, against the expectations.

5. A male athletics competition between Germany and Hungary; the efforts of the German team is pointed out by the comment. Again this competition is seen as a preparation for the Olympic games in Mexico ('68).

6. The stadium in Stuttgard; an athletic competition between Europe and America is taking place. Again it's pointed on the efforts of the German athletes.

7. A short portrait about 16 years old Jelena Karpuchina, who has won the world champion ship in rhythmic gymnastics. Shoot of her private live, training and a competition were shown.

8. A athletics competition in Paris between France and Germany.

Version 1
Language: n/a
Sound: Sound film
Aspect: 1.75
Duration: 14 min

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