Nina Bocharova 1950s Bars

Nina Bocharova … (b. September 24, 1924 …) is a former Soviet/Ukrainian gymnast, who won five medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics.

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… the early 2000s Nina Bocharova still actively participated in sports activities and meetings and was honoured to be the first torchbearer of the 2004 Olympic Torch Relay on the Ukrainian land.

(via Rewriting Russian Gymnastics)

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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