Korbut

/ˈkɔbət/ (say 'kawbuht)

noun
Olga, born 1955 in Belarus, gymnast in the Soviet era; won 3 gold medals at 1972 Munich Olympic Games.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Korbut — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Gabriel Korbut (1862–1936), polnischer Literaturwissenschaftler Jekaterina Walerjewna Korbut (* 1985), russische Schachmeisterin Olga Korbut (* 1955), ehemalige sowjetrussische Kunstturnerin Diese Seite …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Korbut — noun Soviet gymnast (born in 1955) • Syn: ↑Olga Korbut • Instance Hypernyms: ↑gymnast …   Useful english dictionary

  • Korbut — /kawr beuht/, n. Olga, born 1955, Russian gymnast. * * * …   Universalium

  • Korbut Flip — There are two gymnastics skills that are known by the name Korbut Flip. Both are extremely difficult, and were first performed by Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut. cite news|url=http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1054998/Korbut flip|title=Korbut …   Wikipedia

  • Korbut, Olga Valentinovna — ▪ Soviet gymnast born May 16, 1955, Grodno, Belorussia, U.S.S.R. [now Hrodna, Belarus]    Soviet gymnast who won three gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, West Germany.       At age 11, Korbut entered a Soviet sports school led by… …   Universalium

  • Korbut, Olga (Valentinovna) — born May 16, 1955, Grodno, Belorussia, U.S.S.R. Soviet gymnast. Korbut first competed in the U.S.S.R. championships in 1969. Appealingly diminutive, with a captivating smile, she was the first person ever to do a backward aerial somersault on the …   Universalium

  • Korbut,Olga — Kor·but (kôrʹbət), Olga. Born 1955. Soviet born gymnast who won four medals at the 1972 games. She influenced the sport s turn toward a more athletic, powerful style. * * * …   Universalium

  • Korbut, Olga (Valentinovna) — (n. 16 may. 1956, Grodno, Belarús, URSS). Gimnasta soviética. Debutó en los campeonatos internacionales de 1969, a los 13 años. Menuda, atractiva, con una sonrisa cautivante, fue la primera persona en realizar un salto mortal invertido en la viga …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Olga Korbut — Pas d image ? Cliquez ici Contexte général …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Olga Korbut — Country represented  Soviet Union Born May 16, 1955 (1955 05 16) (age 56) Hrodna, then in Byelorussian SSR …   Wikipedia

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