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Lyubov Burda
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Burda at the 1968 Olympic Games

Full name

Lyubov Viktorovna Burda

Country represented

Flag of the Soviet Union.png USSR

Born

April 11 1953 (1953-04-11) (age 68)
Voronezh, Voronezh Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR

Height

5 ft. 4 in.

Current status

Retired

Lyubov Viktorovna Burda (Russian: Любовь Викторовна Бурда; born April 11, 1953 in Voronezh) is a Russian artistic gymnast who competed for the Soviet Union. She was a member of the Soviet team who won the Team gold medal at the 1970 World Championships. Individually, she is the 1970 World bronze medalist on vault, a medal she tied for with teammate Ludmilla Tourischeva. Burda represented the Soviet Union at the 1968 Summer Olympics and the 1972 Summer Olympics, and was a member of the All-Around gold medal winning teams at both Olympic Games.

In individual events at the 1972 Summer Olympics, she placed 5th in the all-around competition, 4th in the vault competition, and tied for 5th on the floor exercises with Angelika Hellmann of East Germany.

She was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2001. She was married to Nikolai Andrianov until his death in March 2011.

Medal Count

Year Event TF AA VT UB BB FX
1967 USSR Cup 2nd 1st 1st
USSR Championships 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd
1968 Mexico City Olympic Games 1st
USSR Cup 2nd
1969 USSR Cup 6 1st
USSR Championships 1st
1970 Ljubljana World Championships 1st 3rd
Chunichi Cup 1st
Romanian International 1st
USSR Cup 1st 3rd 5
USSR Championships 3rd 1st
1971 USSR Cup 2nd
1972 Munich Olympic Games 1st 5 4 5
Chunichi Cup 7
USSR Cup 4 2nd 4 2nd
USSR Championships 6 5 2nd 4 2nd
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