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Larisa Latynina Soviet Union Gymnast (9 Gold)
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Larisa Latynina, former Soviet Union gymnast is second in the list of the most successful individual in the summer Olympics game and top in the list of overall individual medalist in the Olympics. She participated in three Olympics from 1956 to 1964 in Melbourne Olympic, Rome Olympic and Tokyo Olympic. In 1956 Melbourne Olympic, Larisa Latynina won four gold medals in All-Around, Teams, Floor Exercise and Vault. In 1960 Rome Olympic and in 1964 Tokyo Olympic she won three and two gold respectively. In 1989 she was awarded with Olympic Order (silver) by the International Olympic Committee and in 1998 Larisa Latynina inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.
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