Getting the boat ready
for a race is an art in itself.
Left to right: V. Rodimushkin, S. Amiragov,
Y. Samsonov, Y. Brago.
Rowing was never this hard!
Vladimir Kryukov with the very
substantial trophy won at Henley in 1954.
one of the coaches.
The Krylya Sovetov eight,
Left to right: Yevgeni Brago, Vladimir Rodimushkin,
Alexei Komarov, Igor Borisov,
Slava Amiragov, Leonid Gissen.
The Krylya Sovetov eight, Finland, 1952.
Left to right: Yevgeni Samsonov, Vladimir Kryukov.