At a glance

19 Jan 1979 Belgorod, Russian Federation (1989-)
165 cm / 47 kg 5'5'' / 103 pounds
Female

With 47 Olympic, World and European Championships medals, Svetlana Khorkina is considered as the best gymnast of the 1990s and early 2000s. She has also won more medals in major all-around championships than any other male or female gymnast, with 10 (seven gold and three silver). Khorkina is the first gymnast to win three all-around titles at the World Championships, a feat she achieved in 1997, 2001 and 2003. She also won three European all-around titles (1998, 2000, 2002). But her most successful apparatus was the uneven bars, where she won two Olympic titles (1996, 2000), five World titles (1995-97,...

Svetlana in numbers

3
Olympics
Olympics
7
medals
Gold medal:2 Silver medal:4 Bronze medal:1
  • Athens
    Athens 2004
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Athens
    Athens 2004
    • 2 Silver medal
      Gymnastics
      Individual All-Around
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Gymnastics
      Team All-Around
    • =15 QR
      Gymnastics
      Floor Exercise
    • =3 QR
      Gymnastics
      Horse Vault
    • 8
      Gymnastics
      Uneven Bars
    • =27 QR
      Gymnastics
      Balance Beam
  • Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    • 10
      Gymnastics
      Individual All-Around
    • 2 Silver medal
      Gymnastics
      Team All-Around
    • 2 Silver medal
      Gymnastics
      Floor Exercise
    • 3 QR
      Gymnastics
      Horse Vault
    • 1 Gold medal
      Gymnastics
      Uneven Bars
    • =12 QR
      Gymnastics
      Balance Beam
  • Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    • 15
      Gymnastics
      Individual All-Around
    • 2 Silver medal
      Gymnastics
      Team All-Around
    • 23 QR
      Gymnastics
      Floor Exercise
    • =16 QR
      Gymnastics
      Horse Vault
    • 1 Gold medal
      Gymnastics
      Uneven Bars
    • 6 QR
      Gymnastics
      Balance Beam