Albanian Spartakiad
Genresports event
Years active1959 (1959)–1989 (1989)

The Albanian Spartakiad was an event similar to the USSR Spartakiad and to the Czechoslovakian Spartakiad. Six such events were held in Albania during Communist rule (in 1959, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, and 1989).[1][2]

The Spartakiad included a mass gymnastics display, professional and amateur sports championships. It was the biggest sports event in Albania during communist rule, with hundreds of thousands of participants.


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  2. ^ "Unofficial Site of Albanian Football since 1913: Republic Cup, Supercup, National Spartakiada and Under 18/19 Championships".