Rewriting Russian Gymnastics:
… Nelli is highly respected in her home country, and there is a Nelli Kim Academy of Gymnastics in her town of Chimkent (Kazakhstan). sports.kz has also just released a new video documentary on the great champion …
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
Nelli is not going to be remembered as one of the great FIG WT Chairs. I certainly hope she does not run unopposed again next cycle.
She was a fantastic athlete, however, better than Nadia in many ways. Nadia’s strongest competitor.
Nelli Kim competed once competed in my home town. I still recall how fantastic she was to watch LIVE. And how surprised I was to see her wearing a drab brown leotard. 🙂