Nadia Comaneci

July 18, 2016 0

Born in Onesti, Romania—a factory town in the Carpathian Mountains—November 12, 1961, Nadia Elena Comaneci is the older of two children who lived with their…

Larisa Latynina

February 24, 2016 1

Larisa Semyonovna Latynina has won more Olympic medals for individual events than any athlete—male or female-in history. Born Larisa Diriy in Kherson, Ukraine—a port along…