Olga Korbut (Paperback)

Gymnastics Trailblazer: Gymnstars Volume 10

By Christine Dzidrums

Creative Media Publishing, 9781938438950, 58pp.

Publication Date: August 16, 2016

List Price: 9.99*
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Description

At age seventeen, Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut captured hearts everywhere at the 1972 Olympics. From Moonbeam-winning author Christine Dzidrums, Olga Korbut: Gymnastics Trailblazer describes the gymnast's trek from her cartwheeling as a young girl to capturing four Olympic gold medals in gymnastics. Accompanied by beautiful illustrations and thrilling photographs, the children's biography narrates Olga's early life, her inspiring athletic journey, and her enormous impact on the sport of gymnastics.