Moscow city. Opening of the fifth summer Spartakiad of the peoples of the USSR: Olympic champion, athlete P. G. Bolotnikov lights a torch from the fire at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin wall. Moments of the parade of athletes at the Central Lenin Stadium in Luzhniki. The chairman of the organizing committee of the Spartakiad S. Pavlov speaks to the participants of the Spartakiad. Athletes pass the torch of the Olympics to each other; light the fire of the Olympics. Fragments of performances of athletes at the stadium in Luzhniki.