Mikhail Perlman

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Mikhail Perlman
— Gymnast —
Full name Mikhail Romanovich Perlman
Alternative name(s) Михаил Романович Перльман
Country represented USSR
Born (1923-03-23)March 23, 1923
Moscow, Russia
Died August 8, 2002(2002-08-08) (aged 79)
Club CSKA Moskva

Mikhail Romanovich Perlman (Russian: Михаил Романович Перльман; 21 March 1923 - 8 August 2002) was a former Soviet gymnast.[1][2]

Perelman was born in Moscow, Russia and was Jewish.[1][3][4][5]

Olympics[edit]

Perelman won a gold medal in the men's team in gymnastics at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki for the USSR.[1][5][6] He also took fourth place in the men's pommel horse.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Peter S. Horvitz (2007). The Big Book of Jewish Sports Heroes: An Illustrated Compendium of Sports History and The 150 Greatest Jewish Sports Stars. SP Books. ISBN 1-56171-907-2. Retrieved July 5, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mikhail Perelman Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved July 5, 2011. 
  3. ^ Encyclopaedia Judaica. Macmillan. 2007. Retrieved July 5, 2011. 
  4. ^ Martin Harry Greenberg (1979). The Jewish lists: physicists and generals, actors and writers, and hundreds of other lists of accomplished Jews. Schocken Books. Retrieved July 5, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b Sheldon Kirshner (August 3, 2004). "Jewish medal winners highlighted in Jews and the Olympic Games". The Canadian Jewish News. Retrieved July 5, 2011. 
  6. ^ David Wallechinsky (2004). The complete book of the summer Olympics: Athens 2004 edition. Sportclassic Books. Retrieved July 5, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Gymnastics - Mikhail Perelman (U.S.S.R.): season totals". The-sports.org. July 21, 1952. Retrieved July 5, 2011.