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Nina Bocharova

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameNina Antonivna•Bocharova
Used nameNina•Bocharova
Original nameНіна Антонівна•Бочарова
Other namesNina Antonovna Bocharova, Нина Антоновна Бочарова
Born24 September 1924 in Suprunivka, Poltava (UKR)
Died31 August 2020 in Roma, Roma (ITA)
AffiliationsStroytel Kiev
NOC(s) Soviet Union
Ethnic nationUKR


Nina Bocharova took up gymnastics shortly before World War II and was on the Soviet national team from 1948-54. Bocharova competed at two major international tournaments during her career. At the 1952 Olympics, Bocharova won golds in balance beam and team all-around and silvers in individual all-around and team portable apparatus. At the 1954 World Championships, Bocharova won gold in team all-around was fourth on uneven bars and sixth in individual all-around and balance beam. Domestically Bocharova was Soviet Champion in individual all-around in 1949, on uneven bars in 1951 and balance beam in 1949 and 1951. After finishing her sporting career, Bocharova worked as a gymnastics coach in Kyiv, Ukraine.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Individual All-Around, Women Olympic 2 Silver Representing Soviet Union    
  Team All-Around, Women Olympic Soviet Union 1 Gold
  Team Portable Apparatus, Women Olympic Soviet Union 2 Silver
  Floor Exercise, Women Olympic 10
  Horse Vault, Women Olympic 6
  Uneven Bars, Women Olympic =4
  Balance Beam, Women Olympic 1 Gold

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Created: Paul Tchir at December 14, 2013 15:28, Last edited: Paul Tchir at August 31, 2020 16:57