Four Time Olympic Gold Medallist, Mother of Gymnastics
|Olga Korbut is a sports icon from a country of Belarus who almost single-handedly turned gymnastics into the popular sport as we know it today.She did more to ease the tensions of the Cold War than all the politicians and diplomats of the day put together.
Korbut brought dreams and hopes to millions and an intense interest in the sport that started an explosion of new training centers. She created a new gymnastics industry.
Who is Olga Korbut and what was she famous for?
Olga Korbut is a gymnast who won four gold medals and two silver medals at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics.
But this is a half of the story.
Olga Korbut developed two new gymnastic movements that have never done before by any human.
Olga Korbut Biography
BIOGRAPHY of Olga Korbut
Full Olga’s biography.
Olga Korbut Achievements
Olympics: 4 Gold, 2 Silver
World Championships: 2 Gold, 3 Silver
European Championships: 1 Silver.
OLGA KORBUT GYMNASTICS VIDEO: Uneven Bars routine
Olga’s Uneven Bars routine with a Korbut Flip slow replay. Enjoy watching, it’s very spectacular.
Some rare personal pictures from the home album
SHOOTING video for TV
What is behind the camera?