Larisa Latynina

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Larisa Semyonovna Latynina (Russian: Лариса Семёновна Латынина, née Diriy, Дирий; born 27 December 1934) is a former Soviet artistic gymnast. Between 1956 and 1964 she won 14 individual Olympic medals and four team medals. She holds the record for the most Olympic gold medals by a gymnast, male or female, with 9. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Larisa Latynina has received more than 850,786 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Larisa Latynina is the 2nd most popular gymnast (down from 1st in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 63rd in 2019) and the most popular Ukrainian Gymnast.

Larisa Latynina is most famous for being the first female gymnast to win 18 medals at the Olympics.

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Among gymnasts, Larisa Latynina ranks 2 out of 181Before her are Nadia Comăneci. After her are Carl Schuhmann, Olga Korbut, Hermann Weingärtner, Alfred Flatow, Olga Tass, Leon Štukelj, Věra Čáslavská, Louis Zutter, Nikolai Andrianov, and Ágnes Keleti.

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Among people born in 1934, Larisa Latynina ranks 40Before her are Leonid Kravchuk, Georges Moustaki, Roman Herzog, Tarcisio Bertone, Bill Bixby, and Per Olov Enquist. After her are Brian Epstein, Ronald Wayne, Niklaus Wirth, Stanislav Shushkevich, John L. Hall, and Louise Fletcher.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Larisa Latynina ranks 80 out of 913Before her are Leonid Kravchuk (1934), Georges Charpak (1924), Valeriy Lobanovskyi (1939), Daniel of Galicia (1201), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), and Oleg Blokhin (1952). After her are Lesya Ukrainka (1871), Clarice Lispector (1920), Nachman of Breslov (1772), Lee Strasberg (1901), Sergey Bubka (1963), and Sonia Delaunay (1885).

Among GYMNASTS In Ukraine

Among gymnasts born in Ukraine, Larisa Latynina ranks 1After her are Viktor Chukarin (1921), Anna Bessonova (1984), Oleg Vernyayev (1993), Tatiana Lysenko (1975), and Tatiana Gutsu (1976).