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Estonia on the Olympic Games (1990)

Title in Estonian: Eesti olümpial

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Documentary Duration 29:35

Estonian athletes bring unprecedented harvest of medals from the olympic games in 1988. Most Estonians still remember the medals that Erika Salumäe, the Tõniste brothers, Jüri Tamm and Tiit Sokk won at the Seoul Olympic Games. Or the bronze medal Allar Levandi won at Calgary Winter Olympic Games. The conditions are ready for restoring the national olympic committee in Estonia. It takes place in January 1989. Now it is a proper time to look back how everything started. While riding the emotional wave, the documentary observes the Estonians' interest towards sports since the era of Georg Lurich. How does the ...

Director: Eha Väinsalu | Tarvo Villomann

Keywords: cycling sports | rejoicing people | basketball | singing basketball team | decathlon | shooting athletes | wrestlers | grandmaster of chess | medalists | awarding the olympic athletes | View all »

Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Telefilm
Color bw, color
Film Category Documentary, Observation
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 29:35


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Director Eha Väinsalu | Tarvo Villomann
Screenwriter Toomas Uba | Raul Rebane
Sound Designer Rein Urm
Editor Toomas Tava | Kalle Käärik
Content Editor Anne Kirsipuu
Managing Director Carmen-Ines Heibre

First releases

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  • on television: 21.03.1991, Eesti Televisioon, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm