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Gymnastics" happy superstar, Olga Korbut

by Paula Taylor

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Published by Creative Education, Childrens Press in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • Gymnasts

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the young Russian gymnast who stunned Olympic spectators by performing maneuvers not thought possible such as a back somersault from the balance beam.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Paula Taylor
    SeriesThe Allstars
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV460.2.K67 T39
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24746881M
    ISBN 100871915812
    ISBN 109780871915818
    LC Control Number76028451
    OCLC/WorldCa2388350

      In , images of the elfin, airborne figure of Olga Korbut, a previously unranked year-old Soviet gymnast with a pixyish charm, a grin when she did well and an .   Feature from the Barcelona Olympic Games gymnastics. feature on Olga Korbut and Kim Zmeskal from 92 kentiemac gymnastics. Great Book , views.

      FILE - In this J , file photo, Romania's Nadia Comaneci dismounts from the uneven parallel bars to score a perfect in the women's gymnastics competition at . Olga Korbut is parting with her extensive collection of Olympic memorabilia, including three gold and two silver medals for gymnastic accomplishments during the and Summer Olympics.

      The Associated Press was there during the Montreal Olympics, where a year-old Romanian gymnast named Nadia Comaneci became the first athlete in . - Explore Steve Cocking's board " Olympics" on Pinterest. See more ideas about olympics, Olympics, Olympic games pins.


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