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Rodnina, Irina

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Personal name headingRodnina, Irina
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Variant(s)Роднина, Ирина
Роднина, Ирина Константиновна
Rodnina, Irina Konstantinovna
Associated countrySoviet Union Russia (Federation)
Birth date19490912
Place of birthMoscow (Russia)
Field of activityPairs figure skating Figure skating Russia (Federation)--Politics and government
Profession or occupationFigure skaters Olympic athletes Politicians Legislators
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Found in*MGZIA 4-1970 Magic memories on ice [videorecording] c1989.
*MGX 89-22657 Stevenson, Sandra. The BBC book of skating (1984).
Sleza chempionki, 2013: title page (Ирина Роднина = Irina Rodnina)
Wikipedia, November 25, 2014 (Irina Rodnina; Irina Konstantinovna Rodnina (Russian: Ирина Константиновна Роднина = , born 12 September 1949) is a Russian politician and figure skater, who is the only pair skater to win 10 successive World Championships (1969-78) and three successive Olympic gold medals (1972, 1976, 1980). She was elected to the State Duma in the 2007 legislative election as a member of President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party. As a figure skater, she initially competed with Alexei Ulanov and later teamed up with Alexander Zaitsev. She is the first pair skater to win the Olympic title with two different partners, followed only by Artur Dmitriev; born Moscow, Soviet Union; Her first marriage was to Alexander Zaitsev, with whom she has a son of the same name, born in 1979.From her second marriage, Rodnina has a daughter, Alyona Minkovski, born in 1986. She is currently divorced)
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