Yelena Shushunova

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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]

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  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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