Czech National Spartakiad sports competition graphics
30/07/10 – National Spartakiad matchbox label designs from Czechoslovakia circa 1959. The Spartakiads were mass sporting competitions created by the Soviet Union originally meant as an alternative to the Olympic movement. Competitions took place both in the summer and winter months and brought together competitors on regional, national and international levels.
Sources and more information
Czechoslovak matchbox label collection on Flickr//
Wikipedia entry for Spartakiad//