The President of Russia Boris Yeltsin at the courts of the Tennis Academy of Zauri Abuladse

Russlands President Boris Jelzin auf dem Spielplatz der Tennisakademie von Sauri Abuladse

The baloon is lifted in honour of the President of Russia

Ein Luftballon geht hoch zu Ehren des Prasidenten Russlands

At the opening of a new tennis court: President Yeltsin, Governor Nemtsov, Mr. Krestianinov and Mr. Sklyarov, Mayor of Nizhny Novgorod

Bei der Eroffnung des neuen Tennisplatzes: President Jelzin, Gouverneur Nemzow, Hr. Krestjaninow und der Btirgermeister von Nischni Nowgorod Skljarow

The President of Russia Boris Yeltsin opens new tennis courts in Nizhny Novgorod

Russlands President Boris Jelzin eroffnet einen neuen Tennisplatz in Nischni Nowgorod

Nikolai Andrianov, World absolute champion

Absoluter Weltmeister Nikolai Andrianow

Alexandra Timoshenko, multiple World champion

Alexandra Timoshenko, multiple World champion

The girl with the tape.

The girl

Vladimir Markelov, Sofia – 1977

Wladimir Markelow. Sofia - 1977

Olga Korbut, 1973 World Students Games

Korbut bei der Welt-Universiade - 1973

Valery Shantaiosov goalkeeper of Nizhny Novgorod Lokomotiv FC

Valery Shantaiosov  goalkeeper of Nizhny Novgorod Lokomotiv FC

10 points for the flight

10 Punkte fiir den Flug

An aggressive attack. Juniors World championship

Ein aggressiver Angriff bei der Junioren-WM

Young players of “Lokomotive” FC

Junge Fussballspieler des FC "Lokomotive"

Gorky “Volga” FC vs. Moscow “Spartak” (Supreme League, 1963)

Das Spiel "Wolga" Gorki - "Spartak" Moskau. (Oberliga 1963)

Fans at the Lokomotiv Central Stadium

Fans im Zentralstadion "Lokomotive"

Dribbling by Alexander Popovich, father

Vater Alexander Popowitsch am Ball

Khomich, back in play

Chomitsch spielt wieder

Nizhny Novgorod Lokomotiv FC (in stripes). Alexander Garmashov attacking

FC "Lokomotive", Nischni Nowgorod (gestreifte Trikots) in einem Heimspiel. Angriff von Alexander Garmaschow

Valery Popovich, son (in dark shirt)

in dark shirt

The hit with a point brings victory

Siegestreffer

Vladimir Denisov – Montreal Olympics silver medal winner

Wladimir Denissow, Silber bei der Olympiade in Montreal

German Sveshnikov, foil fencer, multiple Olympic champion, holder of 11 World champion titles with his son Mikhail

German Sweschnikow, mehrfacher Olympiasieger und elffacher Weltmeister im Florettfechten, mit seinem Sohn Michail

Coach – Ludmila Shishova, Olympic champion

Trainer - Olympiasiegerin Ljudmila Schischova

Nadezhda Filippova, Moscow Olympics bronze medal winner attacking

The joy of the victory

Die Siegesfreude

Natella Krasnikova from Kolos, the world’s best forward

the world's best forward

Goal…

field hockey

Penalty shot

field hockey

Volleyball geometry

Volleyball

USSR vs. Cuba in the finals of the Sofia Students Games, 1977

USSR vs. Cuba

Supporters

Supporter

The legendary Alexander Belov playing under the basket ring

The legendary Alexander Belov playing under the basket ring

Trudovye Rezervy-House of Sports

Rezervy-House of Sports

Basketball-ballett

Basketball ballet

US team’s traditional victory

Siegertradition der US-Auswahl

The European Champions Cup

Der Pokal der Europa-Meister

Twin sisters, Tatiana and Yekaterina Kulagins, national doubles table tennis champions

Zwillinge Tatjana und Jekaterina Kulagina, Tischtennis-Landesmeisterinnen im Doppel

Mikhail Nosov, both national and Nizhny Novgorod teams coach, with Andrei Mazunov

Michail Nossow, Trainer der Landesauswahl und der Auswahl von Nischni Nowgorod, mit seinem Zogling Andrej Masunow

Andrey Mazunov, World championship bronze medallist

Andrei Mazunow, WM-Dritter

Samvel Vardanyan serving

Samwel Wardanjan beim Aufschlag

Andrei Mazunov, European champion bronze medal winner

Andrej Mazunow, EM-Dritter

“Vecherka”-newspaper Trophy race

Um den Preis der Abendzeitung

Unforgettable Alexander Kulibin and Yuri Gunyashov. Paris – Rouen – Paris, 1964

Der unvergessliche Alexander Kulibin und Jurij Gunjaschow. Das Rennen Paris - Rouen - Paris 1964

thirst

durst

Fyodor Tarakanov, Honoured coach of Russia and his disciple Vladimir Golubev

Fjodor Tarakanov, Verdienter Trainer Russlands, und sein Schiiler Wladimir Golubew

Fyodor Tarakanov amidst his trophies

Fyodor Tarakanov amidst his trophies

Boris Konyshev congratulates his son Dmitry

Boris Konyschew gratuliert seinem Sohn Dmitrij zum Sieg

Triumphant finish by Dmitry Konyshev

Siegreicher Endspurt von Dmitrij Konyschew

An accident

accident

Nizhny Novgorod regional squad in the 70-ies

 70-ies

Lew Likhachev

Lew Likhachev

Yuri Barinov, Moscow Olympics bronze medal winner

Yuri Barinov, Moscow Olympics bronze medal winner

Champions: Vladimir Golubev, Lev Likhachev, Pavel Sukhov

Sieger: Wladimir Golubew, Lew Lichatchew, Pawel Suchow

Pressing on uphill

Der lange Weg bergauf

The start of the race

Start eines Fahrradrennens

Chasing the leader

Dem Spitzenreiter nach

Valery Likhachev, Olympic and World champion

Walerij Lichatschew, Olympiasieger und Weltmeister

Alexei Diakov (in the centre) double World champion

Alexey Djakov (Bildmitte), zweifacher Weltmeiste

Sergei Lomanov is the best forward

Sergej Lomanow, der beste Sturmer

Alexander Rychagov, three times World champion

Alexander Rychagov, three times World champion