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Yelena Shushunova

Russian gymnast
Shushunova in 1987

Yelena Lvovna Shushunova (Russian: Елена Львовна Шушунова; name sometimes rendered Elena Shushunova; 23 April 1969 – 16 August 2018[1][2]) was a Russian World, European, and Olympic championship winning gymnast. Shushunova was one of five women who have won the grand slam of All-Around titles: Olympics, World Championships, European/Continental Championships. She was born in Leningrad.

Shushunova died from complications of pneumonia on August 16, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, aged 49.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Умерла двукратная олимпийская чемпионка по спортивной гимнастике Елена Шушунова". ТАСС.
  2. "L'ancienne gymnaste russe Elena Chouchounova est morte". L'ÉQUIPE.
  3. Zaccardi, Nick (16 August 2018). "Yelena Shushunova, 1988 Olympic all-around champion, dies at 49".

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