Tag Archives: vintage

#VintaGymnastics – Anca Grigoras

(c) UEG.org The current WAG technical director in the Romanian Gymnastics Federation, Anca Grigoras, was renowned for her long lines, grace and beam presentation. So, for your eyes only, enjoy two of the most vintage-est beam routines: Resources: wiki page

#VintaGymnastics – Ludmilla Tourischeva

She was fierce. She was force. She was talent. She was determination. She was imperial. Proof? She and Yelena Shushunova are the only two gymnasts to have won the Grand Slam of all-around titles: Olympics, World Championships, World Cup and

#VintaGymnastics – European Championships a la vintage

With only a few days until a new edition of European Gymnastics Championships, it’s only natural to take a trip down the memory. 1977 European Championships, Uneven Bars Final with a  Medal ceremony for Elena Mukhina, Nadia Comaneci and Steffi

#VintaGymnastics – Olga Korbut

Everytime I think of Olga, I can’t keep myself from smiling. Her routines were superb, done with such ease and cheerfulness, just a joy to watch.  Especially her uneven bars and beam routines are unique, including her own signature elements,

#VintaGymnastics – Larisa Latynina

Via Three Olympics with a crop  of 18 medals- 9 gold, recently surpassed by Michael Phelps, winning team gold, all-around gold and an event final gold at the same Olympics. And that is just the tip of the iceberg. Ah,

#VintaGymnastics – Vera Caslavska

How can I describe the distinguished Vera? The gymnast  who competed at three Olympics,  won seven Olympic gold medals, received two scores of 10 at  the 1967 European Championships, trained with potato sacks and logs replacing beams during the Soviet