Soviet (USSR) BGTO (Be Ready for Labor and Defense) badge in a good condition.
Circa 60-70ies of 20th centure.Consistent with its age, Please see scans!
Tittle - BGTO (Be Ready for Labor and Defense). Marker mark on reverse.
Dimensions – apprx. 21 mm x 16 mm.
Material – brass,enamels
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Ready for Labour and Defence of the USSR (Russian: «Готов к труду и обороне СССР» Gotov k trudu i oborone SSSR), abbreviated as GTO (Russian: ГТО) was the All-Union physical culture training programme, introduced in the USSR on March 11, 1931 on the initiative of the Komsomol. It was a complement to the Unified Sports Classification System of the USSR. While the latter provided Soviet physical education system requirements only for athletes, GTO was a programme for all Soviet people of almost all ages. By the year 1976, 220 million people were awarded GTO badges,while in 1986 the tests were passed by 33.9 million people.
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