1983 USSR Gymnastics Exhibition With Nellie Kim & Nicolai Andrianov


Nicolai Andrianov was a Soviet/Russian gymnast….who held the record for men for the most Olympic medals won at 15 (7 gold medals, 5 silver medals, 3 bronze medals) until Michael Phelps surpassed him at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Nellie Kim was a Soviet gymnast who won three gold medals and a silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal…and two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics. She was the second woman in Olympic history to earn a perfect 10 score on the vault….and the first to earn it on the floor exercise, rivaling Nadia Comăneci, Ludmilla Tourischeva, and other strong competitors of the 1970’s.


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