Alexander Dityatin

Alexander Dityatin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alexander Nikolaevich Dityatin is a Russian gymnast, three-time Olympic Champion, and Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR. Winning eight medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics, he set the record for achieving the most medals of any type at a single Olympic Games. The American swimmer Michael Phelps has now twice equalled this record, at Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008. Dityatin still holds the all-time Olympic record for most individual medals at a single Games, at seven. Dityatin competed for the Leningrad Dinamo sports society. Dityatin's first Olympic success was at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, where he won two silver medals - on the rings and in the team competition. At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow he won the all-around title and seven more medals, including two goldsshow more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613672104X
  • 9786136721040