Gold medal-winning gymnast for the USSR at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics.
She began her training in gymnastics during her childhood years.
She was part of the Soviet Union's gold-medal-winning gymnastics team and individually won the bronze medal at the 1970 World Championships in Ljubljana.
She was married to fellow Russian gymnast
At the 2012 Olympics, fellow gymnast Anastasia Grishina won a medal for her native Russia.