Nelli Kim

Nelli Kim


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A member of the Soviet Union's women's gymnastic team at the 1976 Olympic Games, Nelli Kim was seventeen when she won two gold medals for her superb performance on the horse vault and for the floor exercises. The slow-motion camera highlights the best moments of her performance. It also shows the person behind the athlete, and the nervousness that is generated by the presence of a new star, Nadia Comeneci of Romania.

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Nelli Kim, Georges Dufaux & Pierre Bernier, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Georges Dufaux
    Pierre Bernier
  • producer
    Jacques Bobet
  • camera
    Georges Dufaux
  • sound
    Serge Beauchemin
    Claude Hazanavicius

  • EricVR

    Interesting documentary about a great russian gymnast whose skills made her a potential rival for Nadia.

    EricVR, 11 Jul 2016

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