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Is Nellie Kim married?

Is Nellie Kim married?

Kim was also impressive at the World Championships at which she won 11 medals between 1974 and 1979. She married international gymnast Vladimir Achasov.

How old is Nellie Kim?

64 years (July 29, 1957)
Nellie Kim/Age

How tall is Nadia Comaneci now?

1.63 m
Nadia Comăneci/Height

What is Olga Korbut doing now?

Korbut lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. She now works with private gymnastics pupils and does motivational speaking. In 2017, Korbut sold her 1972 and 1976 Olympic medals amongst thirty-two lots (including two golds and a silver from the Munich Olympics) which fetched $333,500 at Heritage Auctions.

What nationality was Nellie Kim?

Nellie Kim/Nationality

Why is Korbut Flip banned?

1. Korbut Flip. Standing on the bar is now banned in the Code of Points because it disrupts the flow of the routine, but Korbut performed this skill many times before the ban, including in the 1972 Olympics.

Where was Nellie Kim born and where was she raised?

Early life. Nellie Kim was born in Shurab, Tajik SSR, Soviet Union. She is the daughter of a Sakhalin Korean father, Vladimir Kim, and a Tatar mother, Alfiya Safina.

How did Nellie Kim get the nickname Nellie?

Nellie Kim’s nickname among USSR teammates and team coaches was “Kimanellie,” which she earned, when a trainer Vladislav Rastorotsky called her very quickly: “Kim, Nellie, to the phone!”

Who was Nellie Kim’s first and second husband?

Nellie’s first marriage was to the fellow gymnast Vladimir Achasov, but this marriage did not last. She met her second husband at the 1980 Olympics, and they had a daughter (also named Nellie) who was born in the mid-1980s. Her second husband was a Soviet cyclist Valery Movchan, 1980 Olympics gold medalist.

Where did Nellie Kim go after the Olympics?

After the 1976 Summer Olympics Nellie Kim moved to Byelorussian SSR (joining the Armed Forces sports society in Minsk) and represented her new home on the USSR team. Two years later Kim successfully competed at the World Championships.