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Olympic Games Records in Gymnastics

Gymnastics has been included in the modern Olympics since 1896 and for women since 1928. Rhythmic gymnastics was introduced in 1984 and trampoline in 2000. Most Gold Medals MEN 8 Sawao Kato (Japan) 1968 – 1976 (5 individual golds) 7 … Continue reading

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The Greatest Women Gymnasts: Larissa Latynina, Vera Caslavska, Ludmilla Tourisheva, Nadia Comeneci, Svetlana Khorkina and Simone Biles

Choosing the greatest all-round female gymnast in history is difficult because the most dominant gymnasts were competing when the depth of competition was far less strong. There are six gymnasts who deserve consideration in my opinion. Larissa Latynina (Russia) – … Continue reading

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Gymnastics:Olympic Records

Gymnastics has been included in various forms since the 1896 Games Most Gold Medals Larisa Latynina   Soviet Union 1956–1964   9 Sawao Kato   Japan   1968–1976   8 Nikolai Andrianov  Soviet Union   1972–1980 7 Boris Shakhlin   … Continue reading

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Olympic Games: Most Medals

The athletes with the most medals at Olympic Games (Summer and Winter) Gold Medals 18 Michael Phelps   United States   Swimming 2004–2012 9 Larisa Latynina   Soviet Union   Gymnastics 1956–1964 Paavo Nurmi   Finland   Athletics 1920–1928 Mark … Continue reading

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