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Olympic Gymnastics Gold Medalist Nikolai Andrianov Dies

Nikolai Andrianov (full name Nikolai Yefimovich Andrianov) was born October 14, 1952 and died on March 21, 2011. He was born and also died in the city of Vladimir in the Russian Federation.  He was a famous Soviet male gymnast who, between 1971 and 1980, won many international gymnastics competitions, including the Olympic Games, the Gymnastics […]

Definition: Melissanidis

Melissanidis 1: A vaulting skill in which the gymnast performs a round-off entry onto the vault table and after blocking off the vault table, rotates a double back tuck somersault. It is named after the Greek gymnast, Ioannis Melissanidis, who performed it first on the long horse, in international competition at the 1998 European Championships.

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