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1979 USSR Championships

City

Moscow

Team Gold Medalist

RSFSR

All-Around Gold Medalist

Natalia Shaposhnikova

Vault Gold Medalist

Stella Zakharova

Uneven Bars Gold Medalist

Elena Mukhina

Balance Beam Gold Medalist

Natalia Shaposhnikova

Floor Exercise Gold Medalist

Nellie Kim

Preceded by

1978 USSR Championships

Succeeded by

1980 USSR Championships

The 1979 USSR Championships were held in Moscow from August 22-27. This competition was part of the VII People's Spartakiade of the USSR.

Format of Competition

Gymnasts competed with their team for the team title and as individuals for the all-around and event finals. Scores higher than 10 could be given for exceptionally high difficulty.









Results

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team RSFSR Belorussian SSR Moscow
All-Around Natalia Shaposhnikova
RSFSR
Maria Filatova
RSFSR
Natalia Tereschenko
Moscow
Vault Stella Zakharova
Ukrainian SSR
Nellie Kim
Belorussian SSR
Natalia Tereschenko
Moscow
Uneven Bars Elena Mukhina
Moscow
Nellie Kim
Belorussian SSR
Natalia Shaposhnikova
RSFSR
Balance Beam Natalia Shaposhnikova
RSFSR
Maria Filatova
RSFSR
Valeria Zhidunova
Belorussian SSR
Floor Exercise Nellie Kim
Belorussian SSR
Natalia Shaposhnikova
RSFSR
Elena Naimushina
RSFSR

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