Friday, February 23, 2024
HomeOutdoor AdventuresElena Mukhina 1979 Ground – Gymnastics Teaching.com

Elena Mukhina 1979 Ground – Gymnastics Teaching.com


Elena Mukhina was the 1978 World Championships AA champion. A tremendous expertise for her time.

Did Elena compete the first 1 1/2 twist step-out?

Recall the tragedy when she broke her neck two weeks earlier than the opening of the 1980 Summer time Olympics, leaving her completely quadriplegic. That was on a now-banned rollout ability on Ground. Her coach Mikhail Klimenko was blamed by Elena.

She died doubtless of problems from quadriplegia on 22 December 2006 (aged 46). Klimenko died of most cancers age-65.

Click on PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

Printed by

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Recent Comments