One of the greatest gymnasts all time died in St. Petersburg of complications from pneumonia.
Shushunova is one of five women (Larisa Latynina, Vera Caslavska, Ludmilla Tourischeva and Lilia Podkopayeva are the other four) who has won the grand slam of All-Around titles: Olympics, World Championships, European/Continental Championships. …
I remember Elena best from Worlds 1985 Montreal. Even more powerful than Mary Lou Retton.
Rest in peace.
via Gymternet Clan