Our very own players – Lyudmila Smire sterling silver medalists. 1st silver appeared in men’s solitary skating. It was claimed in the fight the 1971 community winner Slovak Ondrej Nepele.
The very first time, ice dancing is within the competition regimen in the Olympics in Innsbruck. And earliest gold contained in this form of figure skating became ours! The brilliant couples Lyudmila Pakhomova and Alexander Gorshkov showed the best expertise and introduced the “gold” to the teams. “Silver” also went to our very own piggy bank of Olympic honours compliment of Andrei Minenkov and Irina Moiseeva.
In females’s single skating, our team is left without honors, but it’s impossible not to ever recall the name of the youngest participant within the winter season Olympics inside their whole 90-year record! And not only title. But additionally and her famous three multiple jumps during the woman.
Pair skating. Our lovers once again claimed gold-and-silver honours: Irina Rodnina – Alexander Zaitsev and Marina Cherkasova – Sergei Shakhrai. For Irina Rodnina, this really is currently the next highest Olympic honor. The whole world is enclosed by images, where regarding the first step of this pedestal, Rodnina’s tears flowed towards noise with the anthem of our own country. Rips of pride, tears of delight…. Just a-year ahead of the Olympics, Irina and Alexander skipped society championship, nevertheless the reason was actually the quintessential happy – the delivery of a son, another, albeit not an Olympic success. And here they are once again – ideal. And just how the US enthusiasts comprise awaiting the “Gold”, since it was actually their own “home Olympics”! It wasn’t even the overall performance of our brilliant pair that smashed the US set, but quarter-hour of Rodnina and Zaitsev’s presence at training session, whom showed the competitors the unignorable superiority in our pair. Because of this, the US couples withdrew through the competition, incapable of endure the psychological concerns.
The “gold pair” turned industry champions exactly the same seasons, and Marina was just fifteen years old during the time of the Olympic video games!
Among sporting events people, one were our Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergey Grinkov, exactly who grabbed the triumph from your own set, the Olympic champions of Sarajevo Elena Valovoy and Oleg Vasiliev
In ice dancing, the Olympic “gold” was claimed by Gennady Karponosov and Natalya Linichuk (children of Elena Tchaikovskaya), just who brilliantly sang not just the required dances, but furthermore the incendiary “Lezginka”. a�?Bronzea�? went to Andrei Minenkov and Irina Moiseeva.
It’s even difficult suppose after the lady very first Olympics, Rodnina nearly leftover the top athletics
The Sarajevo wintertime Games produced one Olympic medal in females’s singles skating. Kira Ivanova, after a two-year disqualification, surely could winnings a bronze medal in a hardcore fight with named opponents.
In pair skating, gold medals comprise acquired by Elena Valova and Oleg Vasiliev, whom made their own introduction on globe Championship a-year prior to the Olympics and claimed a sensational success. Their unique silver medals at the Sarajevo Olympics indicated that it was no coincidence.
In ice dancing, Natalya Bestemyae sterling silver medals, and Marina Klimova and Sergei Ponomarenko put bronze medals with the Olympic treasury. Oh, just how disappointed and bewilderment our enthusiasts considered whenever all of our partners had gotten decreased markings compared to Jane Torvel and Christopher Dean. And what a delight the 3rd location brought about, which turned into sensational for all of us.
This is the seventh “gold” in sporting events pair skating in a row considering that the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck. Truly noteworthy that Gordeeva and Grinkov began as singles, even so they chose to pair all of them.