How old is Larisa Latynina now?

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How old is Larisa Latynina now?

86 years (27 December 1934)
Larisa Latynina/Age

What age did Larisa Latynina start gymnastics?

Aged just 21, Latynina made her Olympic debut at the 1956 Melbourne Games. She fought off fierce competition to win gold in the all-around event. In the apparatus finals she finished first in the vault, second on the uneven bars and in the floor exercise, and fourth on the balance beam.

What country is Larisa Latynina from?

Soviet
Larisa Latynina/Nationality
Larisa Semyonovna Latynina, (born December 27, 1934, Kherson, Ukraine, U.S.S.R.) , Soviet gymnast who was the first woman athlete to win nine Olympic gold medals and was one of the most decorated competitors in the history of the Games.

Was Larisa Latynina an orphan?

Born in Kherson, Ukraine in 1934, Latynina, who began her gymnastic career under her maiden name, Dirii, initially dreamed of becoming a ballet dancer, but her childhood was difficult. Deeply affected by years of poverty, World War II, and its aftermath, Latynina was also an orphan.

How many times did Larisa Latynina compete in the Olympics?

Soviet gymmast Gymnast Larisa Latynina won 18 medals in Olympic competition, and is the most decorated Olympian to date in any sport. She competed in the 1956, 1960, and 1964 Olympics, as well as at the world championships in 1954, 1958, 1962, and 1966.

When was Larisa Latynina born and when did she die?

Larisa Latynina biography. Date of birth : 1934-12-27. Date of death : -. Birthplace : Kherson, Ukraine. Nationality : Russian. Category : Politics. Last modified : 2010-06-25. Credited as : Gymnast and politician, Olympic gymnast,

When did Larisa Latynina become an Olympic gymnast?

Latynina in the Kremlin in 2010. Larisa Semyonovna Latynina (Ukrainian: Лариса Семенівна Латиніна, Russian: Лари́са Семёновна Латы́нина; née Diriy; born 27 December 1934) is a former Soviet artistic gymnast from southern Ukraine. Between 1956 and 1964 she won 14 individual Olympic medals and four team medals.

How many gold medals did Larisa Semyonovna Latynina win?

Larisa Semyonovna Latynina (Russian: Лари́са Семёновна Латы́нина; née Diriy; born 27 December 1934) is a former Soviet artistic gymnast. Between 1956 and 1964 she won 14 individual Olympic medals and four team medals. She holds the record for the most Olympic gold medals by a gymnast, male or female, with 9.

Who is Larisa Semyonovna Latynina in the Kremlin?

Latynina in the Kremlin in 2010. Larisa Semyonovna Latynina (Ukrainian: Лариса Семенівна Латиніна, Russian: Лари́са Семёновна Латы́нина; née Diriy; born 27 December 1934) is a former Soviet artistic gymnast from southern Ukraine.