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GYMNAST

1966
black and white
10'40"
Ukrainian and Russian

Script T. Zoloyev
Director T.Zoloyev

 

 

What is the victory in the sport: an instant stroke of luck? Or the utmost concentration of heed, will, nerves and mastery achieved in daily work-outs to the point of exhaustion? Serguey Demidov, Honored Master of Sports, and his coach, Konstantin Karkishianz: all the tenseness of struggle and brilliant victory at international competitions.

Prize and Diploma of the World Festival of Sports Films, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, XXIII Festival, 1967; First Prize and Diploma of the XIII Festival of Short Films in Oberhausen, Germany in 1967; First Prize and Diploma of the All-Union Festival of Sports Films, Moscow, 1967.