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Margarita Nikolaeva
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Nikolaeva at the 1960 Olympic Games

Country represented

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Born

September 23, 1935

Died

December 21, 1993 (age 76)

Current status

Deceased

Margarita Nikolaeva (September 23, 1935 – December 21, 1993) was a Soviet gymnast and Olympic champion.

She competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome where she received a gold medal in vault, and also a gold medal with the Soviet team.

Medal Count

Year Event TF AA VT UB BB FX
1960 Rome Olympic Games 1st 1st
1964 USSR Championships 4


Olympic Vault Champions
Ekaterina KalinchukLarisa LatyninaMargarita NikolaevaVěra ČáslavskáKarin JanzNellie KimNatalia ShaposhnikovaEcaterina SzaboSvetlana BoginskayaLavinia Miloşovici | Henrietta ÓnodiSimona AmânarElena ZamolodchikovaMonica RoşuHong Un-JongSandra IzbaşaSimone BilesRebeca Andrade
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