20 years ago Lilia Podkopayeva became the Olympic All Around Champion at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad in Atlanta, USA. Her eponymous front double tuck ½ is still one of the most unique and rare floor tumbling passes.
Nova Peris became the first Aboriginal Australian woman to win a Gold Medal as
part of the Australian Field Hockey Team, and later the first Aboriginal
woman to be elected to Australia’s Federal Parliament.