LARISA LATYNINA / by Molly Schiot

Former Soviet gymnast and 18 time Olympic medallist who stills holds the record for most individual event medals (14).  Latynina won five gold medals at the 1958 World Championships, competing while four months pregnant with her daughter Tatyana, a secret she kept hidden from her coach during the competition. 

Former Soviet gymnast and 18 time Olympic medallist who stills holds the record for most individual event medals (14).  Latynina won five gold medals at the 1958 World Championships, competing while four months pregnant with her daughter Tatyana, a secret she kept hidden from her coach during the competition.