Sergei Lomanov is the best forward

Sergej Lomanow, der beste Sturmer

Alexander Rychagov, three times World champion

Alexander Rychagov, three times World champion

A snow-storm …

Schneetreiben

Yuri Gavrilov, three times World champion

Yuri Gavrilov, three times World champion

Sticks are ready for the game

Sticks are ready

While the ice is still strong

Solange, bis das Eis nicht geschmolzen ist

Popular ski races in Nizhny Novgorod

Massenstart der Sportier von Nischni Nowgorod

Running for Valery Chkalov Trophy

Wettkampf urn den Preis von Walerij Tschkalov

Ivan Kuznetsov, Olympic and World championships prize winner comes from a remote village.

Olympic and World championships prize winner comes from a remote village

Alewtina Oljunina, Olympiasiegerin 1972 in Sapporo und WM-Siegerin

Alewtina Oljunina, Olympiasiegerin 1972 in Sapporo und WM-Siegerin

Alevtina Olyunina, Sapporo -72 Olympic and World champion

Alevtina Olyunina, Sapporo -72 Olympic and World champion

Alexander Maiorov, jumping race athlete, participated in 3 Olympic Games

Alexander Majorow, Teilnehmer an drei Olympiaden in der Nordischen Kombination

Viacheslav Driagin, bronze medal winner in jumping race World championship

Wjatscheslaw Drjagin, WM-Bronze in der Nordischen Kombination

Mikhail Veretennikov, record holder of the Nizhny Novgorod ski-jump, multiple national champion

Michail Weretennikov, Rekordhalter auf der Sprungschanze von Nischni Nowgorod, mehrfacher Landesmeister

Champion Vladimir Klepatski

Champion Wladimir Klepazkij

Bakuriani 1974. Honoured coaches Konstantin Golubev and Sergei Sakharnov

Bakuriani - 1974. Verdiente Trainer Konstantin Golubew und Sergej Sacharnov

Alexei Borovitin took part in two Olympics and won a World championship bronze medal

Alexey Borowitin, Teilnehmer an zwei Olympiaden, WM-Bronzemedaillengewinner

Fellow townsmen are rejoiced. Bakuriani 1974 Tournament of nations of the USSR

Dankbarkeit der Landsleute. Bakuriani. Spartakiade der Volker der UdSSR 1974

Skier and aircraft.

Skier

The flight by Pavel Kustov

Pavel Kustow im Flug

Mikhail Yesin took part in three Olympics Michail

Jessin nahm an drei Olympiaden teil

The laugh is worth the champion

So lachen die Weltmeister

Gari Napalkov, double ski-jump World champion

Garij Napalkow, zweifacher Weltmeister im Skispringen

Nizhny Novgorod ski-jumpers

Die Auswahl von Nischni Nowgorod im Skispringen

Maya Usova of Nizhny Novgorod and Alexander Zhulin

Maja Ussowa aus Nischni Nowgorod und Alexander Shulin aus Moskau

Natalia Donchenko, Squaw Valley Olympic silver medal winner

Natalija Dontschenko, Silbermedaillengewinnerin der Olympiade in Squaw Vally

Skating veterans of Nizhny Novgorod

Veteranen des Schlittschuhlaufs von Nischni Nowgorod

Gennady Piskunov, Honoured Master of sports

Gennadij Piskunow, Verdienter Meister des Sports

Tatiana Tarasova

Tatjana Tarasowa

There were merry days

Irina Rodnina

The last lap

Die letze Runde

Lidiya Skoblikova and Nikolai Kulikov

Lidija Skoblikowa und Nikolai Kulikow

European champion Alexander Mozin

Europa-Meister Alexander Mosin

71’European champion Nina Statkevich from St.Petersburg

71'European champion Nina Statkevich from St.Petersburg

Gold medal worth race by Tatiana Averina (No.34)

Der "goldene" Lauf von Tatjana Awerina (No.34)

One-hundredth of a second short… Mikhail Meller and Yevgeni Grishin

Verfehlt um ein Hundertsteil der Sekunde... Michail Meller und Jewgenij Grischin

Tatiana Averina demonstrates her two gold and two bronze Olympic medals

Zwei Gold- und zwei Bronzemedaillen von Tatjana Awerina

Gold medal finish by Nikolai Kruglov

Gold medal finish by Nikolai Kruglov

Nikolai Kruglov is rejoiced after having won the race

Nikolai Kruglov is rejoiced after having won the race

Lillehammer – 94. Man-to-man talk. Russia vs. Slovakia

Lillehammer '94. Mannergesprach im Spiel Russland - Slowakia

Innsbruck-72 champion Lidiya Skoblikova congratulates Innsbruck-76 champion Tatiana Averina

Die Heldin von Innsbruck '72 Lidja Skoblikowa gratuliertder Heldin von Innsbruck '76 Tatjana Awerina

The hero of Innsbruck Nikolai Kruglov, double Olympic biathlon champion being photographed by my colleagues

Der Held von Innsbruck - zweifacher Biathlon-Olympiasieger Nikolaj Kruglow (wird von meinen Kollegen fotografiert)

Teenagers learn to fly

Die Knaben lernen fliegen

Igor Chistovski with his son Dima

Igor Tschistowskij mit seinem Sohn Dima

Nikolai Ozerov with his son Nikolai

Jr. Nikolaj Oserow mit seinem Sohn Nikolaj

Moscow Luzhniki Stadium, USSR vs. Canadian profs

Sportpalast Lushniki in Moskau. UdSSR - Auswahl spielt gegen Profis aus Kanada

Dramatic moment

Dilemma

Two Alexanders – Fedotov and Maltsev

Zwei Alexanders - Fedotov und Malzew

Referee Alexander Fedotov

Schiedsrichter Alexander Fedotov

1979 World champions

1979 World champions

The top management of Nizhny Novgorod automobile plant at the ice hockey match

The top management of Nizhny Novgorod automobile plant at the ice hockey match

Eager to dive in the game

Eager to dive in the game

Vladimir Astafiev, a reliable full back (No. 2)

Vladimir Astafiev, a reliable full back (No. 2)

Pavel Torgaev of Torpedo in a match for Izvestia Trophy

Pavel Torgaev of Torpedo in a match for Izvestia Trophy

Alexander Skvortsov, Olympic Champion

Alexander Skvortsov, Olympic Champion

Attacking squard with Varnakov, Kovin, Skvortsov

Attacking squard with Varnakov, Kovin, Skvortsov

Stockholm 1970. World Championship

 World Championship

Viktor Konovalenko double Olympic Champion and eightfold World Champion

Olympic Champion and eightfold World Champion

Stockholm 1970. Anatoly Firsov and Vyatcheslav Starchinov recieve gold medals on behalf of their team from Mr. Ahern

Stockholm 1970. Anatoly Firsov and Vyatcheslav Starchinov recieve gold medals on behalf of their team from Mr. Ahern

Boris Mayorov and Veniamin Alexandrov with their cups return to Moscow after the Grenoble Olympics

Boris Mayorov and Veniamin Alexandrov