Mukhina, Elena (1960–)

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Mukhina, Elena (1960–)

Soviet gymnast. Name variations: Yelena Mukhina. Born June 1, 1960, in Moscow, USSR.

Placed 2nd at European championships, USSR Cup, USSR nationals (1977); won the USSR nationals and World championship (1978); broke her leg in competition (1979); competing at the demand of her coach, without sufficient time to heal, fell once more in competition and was paralyzed from the neck down (1980).

See also documentary "More than a Game" (1991).

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