Olympic Competitor nr 3558
B. 1952-10-07, from Rostov, Ukraine
Gymnastics (4 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze)
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Member of the Soviet gymnastics team from '68 to '76, winning gold each
At München despite the popular appeal of Olga Korbut, she impressed the more discerning experts with her combination of flawless technique and precise timing. She won the overall title but failed to win any individual apparatus. In the 1973 European championships however, she emulated Latynina and Caslavska by capturing every apparatus gold medal.
She is married to Valeri Borsov.
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Olympic Competitor nr 1604
B. 1962-04-10, Rochester, NY, USA
Shorttrack (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
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Olympic Competitor nr 2016
spells his name also as
B. 1903-10-01, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
Swimming (2 gold)
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The only swimmer to have successfully defended a breaststroke title.
Written 2002-08-23 - last modified 2011-08-25
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