At the Olympic Games 1912 in Stockholm the Russian team of athletes took second to last place among the eigtheen countries-participants. One magazine called this to be "shame of all Russian people". To prevent such failures in future the great prince Romanov ordered to arrange Russian Olympics annually since then. The first one took place in Kiev.
Exercises with rakes.
They specially built barracks for changing, storehouses and premises for theoretical classes.
Exercises with scythes.