Famous Russian Gymnasts

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 1 
Alina Kabaeva
(Politician)

Alina Kabaeva
12
Birthdate: May 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

 2 

Svetlana Boginskaya
5
Birthdate: February 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Known as the Belarusian Swan, Svetlana Boginskaya started off as a figure skater before moving on to gymnastics at age 6. By 14, she was part of the Soviet national gymnastics team. The three-time Olympic champion is now settled in Texas and owns businesses that provide gymnastics camps and apparel.

 3 

Svetlana Khorkina
7
Birthdate: January 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belgorod, Russia
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 4 
Margarita Mamun
(Rhythmic gymnast)

Margarita Mamun
6
Birthdate: November 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 5 
Dina Averina
(Gymnast)

Dina Averina
4
Birthdate: August 13, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zavolzhye, Russia

 6 

Ludmilla Tourischeva
3
Birthdate: October 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grozny, Russia

 7 

Angelina Melnikova
4
Birthdate: July 18, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Voronezh, Russia
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 8 
Valeri Liukin
(Gymnastics coach)

Valeri Liukin
4
Birthdate: December 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aktobe, Kazakhstan

Known as Olympic champion Russian-American gymnast Nastia Lukin’s father, Soviet gymnast Valeri Liukin has himself won 2 gold and 2 silver medals at the Olympics. Part of the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame, he became a successful gymnastics coach in the US and also coached the Brazilian national women's gymnastics team.

 9 

Yelena Shushunova
3
Birthdate: May 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 16, 2018

 10 
Arina Averina
(Gymnast)

Arina Averina
4
Birthdate: August 13, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zavolzhye, Russia

 11 
Alexei Nemov
(Gymnast)

Alexei Nemov
3
Birthdate: May 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tengushevsky District, Russia

 12 

Yana Kudryavtseva
4
Birthdate: September 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 13 
Viktoria Komova
(Former artistic gymnast who is a two-time Olympic medalist, having won silver medals in the all-around and team events at the 2012 Olympics)

Viktoria Komova
4
Birthdate: January 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Voronezh, Russia

Retired Russian gymnast Viktoria Komova is not just a 2-time World champion but also a 2-time Olympic silver medalist. Born to gymnast parents, she began training at age 5. In July 2021, she sparked rumors of a comeback after posting an Instagram video of herself performing an Arabian on balance beam.

 14 
Aliya Mustafina
(Artistic gymnast)

Aliya Mustafina
6
Birthdate: September 30, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yegoryevsk, Russia

 15 

Aleksandra Soldatova
4
Birthdate: June 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sterlitamak, Bashkortostan, Russia

 16 

Larisa Latynina
6
Birthdate: December 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kherson, Ukraine

 17 
Elena Mukhina
(Gymnast)

Elena Mukhina
4
Birthdate: June 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 22, 2006

 18 
Artur Dalaloyan
(Artistic gymnast)

Artur Dalaloyan
3
Birthdate: April 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tiraspol, Moldova

 19 
Vladislava Urazova
(Artistic gymnast)

Vladislava Urazova
3
Birthdate: August 14, 2004
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rostov-on-Don, Russia

 20 

Nikita Nagornyy
3
Birthdate: February 12, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rostov-on-Don, Russia

 21 

Irina Viner-Usmanova
5
Birthdate: July 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Samarkand, Uzbekistan

 22 

Evgeniya Kanayeva
3
Birthdate: April 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Omsk, Russia

 23 
Tatiana Gutsu
(Gymnast)

Tatiana Gutsu
3
Birthdate: September 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine

 24 
Maria Paseka
(Gymnast)

Maria Paseka
3
Birthdate: July 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 25 

Yelena Produnova
3
Birthdate: February 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rostov-on-Don, Russia

 26 
Daria Spiridonova
(Artistic gymnast)

Daria Spiridonova
3
Birthdate: July 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Novocheboksarsk, Russia

 27 

Natalia Yurchenko
3
Birthdate: January 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Norilsk, Russia

 28 
Seda Tutkhalyan
(Artistic gymnast)

Seda Tutkhalyan
3
Birthdate: July 15, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenia

 29 
Ksenia Afanasyeva
(Artistic gymnast)

Ksenia Afanasyeva
3
Birthdate: September 13, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tula, Russia

 30 
Anna Pavlova
(Artistic gymnast)

Anna Pavlova
3
Birthdate: September 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Orekhovo-Zuyevo, Russian SSR, Soviet Union

 31 

Viktoria Listunova
3
Birthdate: May 12, 2005
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 32 

Nikolai Andrianov
3
Birthdate: October 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vladimir, Russia
Died: March 21, 2011

 33 
Elena Zamolodchikova
(Artistic gymnast)

Elena Zamolodchikova
3
Birthdate: September 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 34 

Lyasan Utiasheva
3
Birthdate: June 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia

 35 
Lala Kramarenko
(Rhythmic gymnast)

Lala Kramarenko
3
Birthdate: December 6, 2004
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 36 
David Belyavskiy
(Artistic gymnast)

David Belyavskiy
3
Birthdate: February 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Udmurt Republic, Russia

 37 
Natalia Kuchinskaya
(Artistic gymnast)

Natalia Kuchinskaya
2
Birthdate: March 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 38 
Karolina Sevastyanova
(Rhythmic gymnast)

Karolina Sevastyanova
3
Birthdate: April 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ukraine

 39 
Yelena Davydova
(Artistic gymnast)

Yelena Davydova
3
Birthdate: August 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Voronezh, Russia

 40 

Boris Shakhlin
2
Birthdate: January 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ishim, Russia
Died: May 30, 2008

 41 
Amina Zaripova
(Rhythmic gymnast)

Amina Zaripova
3
Birthdate: August 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chirchik, Uzbekistan

 42 
Denis Ablyazin
(Artistic gymnast)

Denis Ablyazin
3
Birthdate: August 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Penza, Penza Oblast, Russia

 43 

Anna Kotchneva
3
Birthdate: January 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 44 

Irina Tchachina
3
Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omsk, Russia

 45 

Oksana Grishina
3
Birthdate: March 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Russia

 46 

Darya Dmitriyeva
3
Birthdate: June 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia

 47 
Anastasia Grishina
(Artistic gymnast)

Anastasia Grishina
3
Birthdate: January 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 48 

Yulia Barsukova
3
Birthdate: December 31, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 49 
Elena Gerasimova
(Artistic gymnast)

Elena Gerasimova
2
Birthdate: June 21, 2004
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cheboksary, Russia

 50 
Oksana Omelianchik
(Artistic gymnast)

Oksana Omelianchik
3
Birthdate: January 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ulan-Ude, Russia