Irina Viner-Usmanova Gymnastics Palace

Irina Viner-Usmanova is the Uzbek-born Head Coach of the Russian Rhythmic national team. AND president of the Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation.

The Gymnastics Palace opened 2019 is named for her. The roof imitates a gymnastics ribbon. 

By A.Savin (WikiCommons)

You might have seen her name in the news. Husband Alisher Usmanov was once Russia’s richest oligarch. The European Union recently blacklisted Usmanov, imposing an EU-wide travel ban and freezing all his assets. Usmanov’s $600m superyacht was seized by the German government.

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Rick Mc

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

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