The first Parade of athletes

30 May, Saturday

May 30, 1932 is the date of the first Parade of athletes on Palace square

Parade of athletes was a regular event organised by the Soviet government of USSR in Stalin era. It was meant to promote physical activity and sports among Soviet people. The first parade was headed by a column of GTO badgers and lasted for two hours. The number of participants amounted to 60 thousand people.

May 30, 1932
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