International Army Spartakiads (between army club teams) were held in 1958 in East Germany and in 1963 in Vietnam.
Palmares Football Tournament Ed. Year Venue Winners Runners-Up 1 1928 Moskva Moskva 1-0 Ukraine 2 1931 Berlin not finished 3 1933 Moskva postponed to 1934 and eventually cancelled NB: some sources include the Labour Olympiads of 1936 (in Barcelona, cancelled) and 1937 (in Antwerpen) as Spartakiads; that is incorrect as these were socialist (and not communist) events.
Held in August 1928 in Moskva, at the new Dinamo stadium. The football team had 21 participants, divided over 2 groups: one including 12 teams from the Russian Federation and one with 9 teams from other Soviet Republics and from abroad (including Uruguay, Spain and Switzerland). Russian Final Moskva 5-3 Leningrad International Final Ukraine 4-0 Uruguay [also reported 7-1] Overall Final Moskva 1-0 Ukraine Other reported results: Central Russia 1-7 Switzerland Belarus 6-3 Switzerland Uzbekistan 5-4 Switzerland Leningrad 11-0 England NB: not all results appear to fit with the reported set-up.
The Spartakiad was forbidden by the Berlin police authorities. Nevertheless, many rotsport delegations came to the German capital and a number of football matches was played under the moniker Internationales Sommerfest des Arbeitersport-Kulturkartells. The tournament was not finished and results are not available.
Multi-sports event for teams from the Soviet Union, held (roughly) every four years, usually in pre-olympic years. (Below only the summer tournaments are listed; in addition seven winter spartakiads were held between 1962 and 1990, none of them featuring a football tournament.)
Palmares Football Tournament Ed. Year Winners Runners-Up 1 1956 Moskva 2-1 Georgia 2 1959 no football tournament 3 1963 no football tournament 4 1967 no football tournament 5 1971 no football tournament 6 1975 no football tournament 7 1979 Moskva 2-1 Georgia 8 1983 Lithuania 1-0 Russia 9 1986 Ukraine 1-0 Uzbekistan 10 1991 no football tournament
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