Rigert (62’), Vladimir Eysner, Russia

In the fate of one of the greatest athletes, David Rigert, the high and the ordinary, the cruel and the tender, love and death, despair and hope intricately intertwined. He had to triumph in moments of unprecedented success, and to adequately accept defeat, to rise and recover from a crushing fall. Rigert competed and won the Olympics, won the World Championships six times, nine European ones, setting 63 world records. But the main thing - Rigert was a great artist of the platform. The film tells not only about the star pages of the Russian weightlifting, not only the history of weightlifter David Rigert, but also what he does today is the education of young athletes