Volkov Collection is an archive of several generations of photographers, who captured the most significant events of Soviet history and international sports.
Collection features works by 3 photographers of the Volkov dynasty:
The picture you are looking at should not have been taken.
Galina Prozumenshikova was the first Olympic champion of soviet sport who got that high title in Japan when she was just 15.
WAS THE STOPWATCH BROKEN?
He was born on the 19th of June in 1912 in the village Bobriki of Tula government in the Russian Empire.
IS IT POSSIBLE TO LIFT 700 kg?
My journalist`s fate led me to this leviathan, whose weight was 170 kg.
THE UNIQUE CHAMPION
I used to meet that nice woman at the competitive skiing, but...
Maria Gorohovskaya was the only woman who became twofold Olympic champion...
NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE
In the photo I took you can see not only the great Soviet skier...
THE SECOND NAME?
The best goalkeeper of the USSR and the winner of the Asian Super Cup...
WHO DECEIVED IVAN PODDUBNY?
Ivan Poddubny became famous throughout the world for his strength ...
Lev Yashin is the only goalkeeper in history who received that prize!
The duel between two great long- jumpers lasted for 8 years:
RUNNING FAST AND INJURY FREE
Pirie broke five world records during his career!
At the famous "Match of the Century" at Wembley Stadium Lev Yashin did not miss a ball.
In the picture you can see the outstanding champion – Olga Korbut.
GOALKEEPER OF MY DREAM
His childhood went exactly like this: he constantly played football...
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