PROFILES

Photo © Matt Barber

Name: Natalia Kalinina

Birthdate: December 16, 1973

Hometown: Kherson, Ukraine

Coach: Oleg Ostapenko

Notables: alternate to '89 Worlds and '92 Olympics, married gymnast Misha Tsitsilin, coaches at Peninsula Gymnastics in San Mateo, California

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1995 University Games       3rd 4th  
1994 UKR Nationals         1st  
1994 European Championships         8th 3rd
1993 Tokyo Cup   6th   7th    
1993 Chunichi Cup     8th 4th 4th  
1993 University Games 1st 1st     6th 1st
1992 CIS Nationals         5th  
1992 Moscow World Stars         3rd  
1991 USSR Spartakiade         4th  
1991 World Championships           1st
1991 USSR Nationals         6th  
1991 Blume Memorial         6th  
1991 Moscow World Stars     1st   2nd  
1990 USSR Cup   3rd 3rd 3rd 5th  
1990 Goodwill Games 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st
1990 USSR Nationals         1st  
1990 USA vs. USSR         10th 1st
1990 European Championships 4th 1st 2nd   2nd  
1990 American Cup         2nd  
1990 Moscow World Stars            
1989 Tokyo Cup 1st        
1989 Chunichi Cup         2nd  
1989 USSR Cup   2nd     3rd  
1989 DTB Cup 5th 2nd     9th  
1989 USA vs. USSR         12th 1st
1988 Jr. GDR  vs. USSR 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st
1988 Druzbha Tournament         5th 1st


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Photos © AP, Robert Kensit, Sato Takeo, Matt Esler


Skill Highlights - 1990 Goodwill Games  


VT: Yurchenko layout full

UB: hecht over low bar mount, giant 1/1 + Deltchev + shootover, clear hip, Tkatchev, tucked 1/2 in 1/2 out

BB: roundoff + flip flop mount, Rulfova, front walkover variation, switch leap + back extension roll, flip flop + flip flop + layout stepout, sissone + sissone + sissone, roundoff + tuck full-in

FX: double layout, tuck full-in + flip flop + straddle jump + roundoff + flip flop + layout stepout, switch leap + straight jump 1/1 + double stag jump, tuck full-in


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