About Natalia Lashchenova

Soviet gymnast known for competing at the 1988 Summer Olympics and the 1989 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.

Early life

She began gymnastics at age six and was in international gymnastics by age 12.


She won a gold medal at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.

Family of Natalia Lashchenova

She and her family emigrated to the United States.

Close associates of Natalia Lashchenova

She and Sawao Kato were both Olympic gymnasts.