The other Perfect 10: The half-Korean Soviet gymnast you’ve never heard of — Fusion

AP At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, 19-year-old Nellie Kim, clad in a simple, unadorned purple leotard, stood at the end of the vault runway. She raised one arm to salute the judges. The Soviet gymnast then charged toward the vaulting horse, a purple blur, jumped onto the springboard, did a half turn onto…

via The other Perfect 10: The half-Korean Soviet gymnast you’ve never heard of — Fusion

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