Boris Shakhlin

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Birthday
27, 1932
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
May 30, 2008 (76)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
27, 1932
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
May 30, 2008 (76)

About

Soviet gymnast who was the 1960 Olympic all-around champion and won a total of seven gold medals at the Summer Olympics.

Before Fame

He began gymnastics at the age of 12.

Trivia

He retired from competition at the age of 35 when he suffered a heart attack.

Family Life

He had a daughter named Irena with his wife Larissa.

Associated With

He took home gold at the 1960 Olympics when boxer Muhammad Ali also won gold.