Shevchenko, Elena (1971–)

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Shevchenko, Elena (1971–)

Soviet gymnast. Name variations: Yelena Shevchenko. Born Oct 7, 1971, in Russia; m. Vladislav Olenin (speedskater).

Won USSR Spartakiade (1986); won gold medal for team all-around and silver medal for vault at the Goodwill Games (1986); placed 3rd at USSR nationals and won European Cup (1988); at Seoul Olympics, won a gold medal for team all-around (1988); at Australian Grand Prix won a gold medal for team all-around and a silver medal for all-around (1989).