korbut korbut


  • (n) Soviet gymnast (born in 1955)


  • Olympics-World warms to Sochi through Lipnitskaya's grace

    By Julian Linden SOCHI, Russia, Feb 10 (Reuters) - At every Olympics, Summer or Winter, there is always one person who stands out from the rest, an individual who becomes an irresistible and enduring reminder of the Games. For the past year, the face of the Sochi Olympics has been the Russian President Vladimir Putin - but no longer. Just as Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut did at Munich in 1972 ...
    on February 10, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. Wendy Alexander said: "This isn't just lightweight but positively flyweight," but Mr Salmond mocked her own somersaults on referendum policy as "more Ronnie Corbett than Olga Korbut".
    on May 14, 2008 By: Wendy Alexander Source: The Herald

  2. Referring to an editorial in The Scotsman, Mr Salmond replied: "One of (our] great national newspapers described Wendy Alexander as the Olga Korbut of Scottish politics, thanks to her political gymnastics. Labour in Scotland have more in common with...
    on May 14, 2008 By: Alex Salmond Source: Scotsman

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