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  • n  Soviet gymnast (born in 1955)
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  • 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 ...
    Feb. 10, 2014 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Wendy Alexander in The Herald
    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".
  • Alex Salmond in Scotsman
    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...

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