Yelena Shushunova – history

UPDATE – Tom points out that Lilia Podkopayeva also won AA at worlds (1995), Olympics (1996), and European champs (1996).

Yelena Shushunova (Elena Shushunova) … born 23 April 1969 … is a Russian (former Soviet) gymnast, World, European, and Olympic Champion. Shushunova is one of only two women (Ludmilla Tourischeva being the other) who has won the grand slam of All-Around titles: Olympics, World Championships, European/Continental Championships.

Height 1.47 m (4 ft 10 in)
Weight 41 kg (90 lb)

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Shushunova currently lives in her hometown of Saint Petersburg.

In 2005, she was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

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2 thoughts on “Yelena Shushunova – history”

  1. I believe that the caption is incorrect- Lilia Podkopayeva has also won AA at worlds (1995), Olympics (1996), and European champs (1996), but she was the reigning champ on all 3 at the same time!

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