's 1972 team gold medal was the most profitable in her sales--racking up a total of $66,000, along with other medals such as the silver won on the asymmetric bars and the team's gold and silver medals from the balance beam in the 1976 Montreal Games.
of Belarus, who represented the Soviet Union at Munich in 1972, enthralled the 11,000 strong crowds during the Games, as she invented arguably one of the finest moments in Games history.
said Iran could pay in rubles to bypass EU and U.S.
Enough work has been done on Soviet sport that we can safely assume their heroism from the outset; a more interesting question would have been why Kuts and Tourishcheva specifically were such powerful symbols, and what, if anything, set them apart from contemporaries such as Valeri Borzov, Olga Korbut
, or Vasiliy Alekseyev, who at first glance also seem to meet most of the hero criteria that Mertin lists.
Sets and costumes, Borek Sipek; special effects, Petr Kasnar; video, Richard Korbut
. Opened, reviewed Feb.
OLYMPIC gold medallist Olga Korbut
escaped a criminal conviction for shoplifting charges after attending a course to teach her "values" in life.
swimmer Mark Spitz capturing a record seven gold medals, while gymnast Olga Korbut
of the Soviet Union won the world's heart with her daring acrobatics and pixie smile.
But he'd have to have the gymnastic genius of Olga Korbut
to get his head so far up his own backside.
"DeliverAll.com is designed for the mass market looking for a better pricing position and fulfillment in a shorter time," said Gene Korbut
, vice president of sales and marketing for DeliverAll.com.
The other 1999 Legends are Jim Palmer (baseball), Marcus Allen (football), Pat LaFontaine (hockey), Jerry Lucas (basketball), John Thompson (coaching), Olga Korbut
(Olympian), Dan O'Brien (track and field), and Darrell Waltrip (auto racing).
And while gymnasts like Olga Korbut
, Nadia Comaneci, or Mary Lou Retton may be just as well-known as the skaters, they have not been involved in a scandal of Harding-Kerrigan proportions.