A film about a military engineer, Olympic champion in weightlifting, weightlifter Yuri Vlasov. Yuri Vlasov in training; talks with the writer Lev Kassil, at home with his wife and daughter. American athlete, weightlifter J. Bradford visiting Y. Vlasov. D. Bradford and Y. Vlasov are looking at rare books from the personal library of Y. Vlasov. Newsreel footage. American weightlifter P. Andersen performs on the stage of the Green Theater in Gorky Park in Moscow (lifts the barbell). Italy. City of Rome. 1960 17 Olympic Games. Speeches by J. Bradford and Y. Vlasov. Moscow city. 1960 Solemn meeting of athletes - participants in the 1960 Olympic Games at the airport. Yuri Vlasov greets family and friends, speaks in front of the microphone (synchronously).