Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Larissa Latynina, Yelena Davydova, Tatiana Gutsu, Ludmilla Tourischeva, Yelena Shushunova, Maria Gorokhovskaya, Elena Mukhina, Nellie Kim, Svetlana Boginskaya, Oksana Omelianchik, Polina Astakhova, Olga Korbut, Sofia Muratova, Natalia Kuchinskaya, Olga Mostepanova, Tamara Manina, Natalia Shaposhnikova, Natalia Yurchenko, Maria Filatova, Zinaida Voronina, Tatiana Lysenko, Tamara Lazakovich, Galina Shamrai, Olesya Dudnik, Natalia Lashchenova, Stella Zakharova, Svetlana Grozdova, Nina Bocharova, Lyubov Burda, Olga Bicherova, Ekaterina Kalinchuk, Margarita Nikolaeva, Larissa Petrik. Excerpt: Yelena Victorovna Davydova (Russian: , born August 7, 1961 in Voronezh, 400 miles south of Moscow), is a former Soviet gymnast. She is the 1980 Olympic all-around champion, and is now a top coach in Canada. Davydova became interested in gymnastics at age six after seeing on television the famous Soviet Olympic gold medallists Larisa Petrik and Natalia Kuchinskaya.She practicised the splits to see if she also could do them. Deciding she wanted to be a gymnast Elena went by herself to be enrolled in Voronezh's famous Spartak Gymnastics school, yet was turned away, as she was very small, and considered at the time to have the wrong physique for the sport."They would call me Kobolok after the little fairytale pancake". Rather than giving up however, she secretly watched the lessons through windows and tried to imitate in the schoolyard what she had observed. Soon a coach at the school, Gennady Korshunov, noticed her and invited into the school. He asked his wife, Ina, also a gymnastics coach at the school, to train Davydova in her group. Yuri Shtukman, the administrator at the school, did not like this initiative by his new training staff and reprimanded the Korshunovs; however he allowed Davydova to stay in the school. It soon became a...
Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.
(nessuna copia disponibile)
Se non trovi il libro che cerchi su AbeBooks possiamo cercarlo per te automaticamente ad ogni aggiornamento del nostro sito. Se il libro è ancora reperibile da qualche parte, lo troveremo!Inserisci un desiderata