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Olga Korbut1988

Olga Korbut - U.S.S.R.

Olga Korbut
Olga Korbut, Class of 1988, International Gymnastics Hall of Fame

Perhaps no other gymnast ever did more to promote participation in the sport of gymnastics than did OLGA KORBUT. Her radiant smile and personality illuminated the world to the joys of gymnastics. Olga won the hearts of millions of viewers as she took part in competitions and exhibitions throughout the world. Her appearances were packed to capacity and brought thousands of little girls into the sport. In 1988, Olga became the first inductee into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

1972 OLYMPIC GAMES
Gold Medalist & Olympic Champion:
- Beam
- Floor Exercise
- Team
Silver Medalist:
- Uneven Bars

1976 OLYMPIC GAMES
Gold Medalist & Olympic Champion:
- Team
Silver Medalist:
- Beam

1988 Inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame
- 1st Inductee

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