Elena Davydova interview

Davydova, owner and head coach of the renowned gymnastics club in Oshawa, recently returned from her third trip to an Olympic Games for the sport, this time in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

That in itself is not unprecedented, but what may be is the fact she’s now gone in three entirely different capacities: as an athlete at the Moscow 1980 Games, where she won the overall gold medal while representing the Soviet Union; as a coach for the London 2012 Games, where she helped the Canadian women’s team to an historic fifth-place finish; and now as judge in 2016. …

Oshawa’s Elena Davydova an Olympian in every sense of the word

OSHAWA -- Elena Davydova, is a head coach at Genini Gymnastics, has just returned from the Olympic Games in Rio where she served as a judge for gymnastics. She has also been to the Olympics as an athlete (champion for USSR in 1980, and coach. August 19, 2016.

Elena is currently in Bolivia. She has two girls at the PanAm meet. And may be judging, as well.🙂

She’s running for FIG WTC in the upcoming election to be held in Tokyo. I’d vote for her.

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Rick Mc

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

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