Olga  Korbut is a Belarusian former gymnast. Nicknamed the “Sparrow from Minsk”, she won four gold medals and two silver medals at the Summer Olympic Games, in which she competed in 1972 and 1976 for the Soviet team.

A tiny pigtailed gymnast was the darling of the Munich Olympics. Olga Korbut captured three gold medals and one silver at the l972 games. She also inspired tens of thousands of little girls all over the world to take up the sport.