Irina Rodnina

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  • Irina Rodnina

    1. 1. Irina Rodnina. The legend of pair skating lights the Olympic Cauldron at Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony Prepared by Anna Snigireva
    2. 2. Gold Gold Gold Gold World Championships 1978 Ottawa Pairs 1977 Tokyo Pairs 1976 Gothenburg Pairs 1975 Colorado Springs Pairs Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold 1974 Munich 1973 Bratislava 1972 Calgary 1971 Lyon 1970 Ljubljana 1969 Colorado Springs Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold European Championships 1980 Gothenburg Pairs 1978 Strasbourg Pairs 1977 Helsinki Pairs 1796 Geneva Pairs 1975 Copenhagen Pairs 1974 Zagreb Pairs 1973 Cologne Pairs 1971 Zuerich Pairs 1970 Leningrad Pairs 1969 GarmischPairs Partenkirchen Pairs Pairs Pairs Pairs Pairs Pairs
    3. 3. Brief Biography Ø Ø Born in 1949, suffered from pneumonia 11 times At the age of 6 was brought to a skating ring
    4. 4. Ø Ø Paired with Alexey Ulanov Irina Rodnina won their first World title in 1969, followed by next two World titles, 1970 and 1971. Rodnina/Ulanov competed in 1972 Olympics and captured the Gold after what Irina was seriously injured and the pair fell apart
    5. 5. «We shall never surrender» Sir Winston Churchill Ø Ø Irina Rodnina recovered from the injury and started training again teamed up with Alexander Zaytsev Rodnina/Zaytsev won six consecutive World titles together, as well as seven European gold medals, and won their first Olympic title together in 1976. In 1980 they captured their second Olympic Gold and retired
    6. 6. Political Career Ø Ø Irina Rodnina became a member of the Public Chamber of Russia in 2005 In the 2007 legislative election, Irina Rodnina was elected to the State Duma as a member of United Russia party.
    7. 7. Irina Rodnina’s life path illustrates the following British sayings • He who would catch fish must not mind getting wet • No pains, no gains
    8. 8. Thanks for your attention!
    9. 9. Thanks for your attention!

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