Lyubov Burda
Lyubov burda
Burda at the 1968 Olympic Games

Full name

Lyubov Viktorovna Burda

Country represented

Flag of the Soviet Union USSR


April 11 1953 (1953-04-11) (age 65)
Voronezh, Voronezh Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR


5 ft. 4 in.

Current status


Lyubov Viktorovna Burda (Russian: Любовь Викторовна Бурда; born April 11, 1953 in Voronezh) is a Russian artistic gymnast who competed for the Soviet Union. She was a member of the Soviet team who won the Team gold medal at the 1970 World Championships. Individually, she is the 1970 World bronze medalist on vault, a medal she tied for with teammate Ludmilla Tourischeva. Burda represented the Soviet Union at the 1968 Summer Olympics and the 1972 Summer Olympics, and was a member of the All-Around gold medal winning teams at both Olympic Games.

In individual events at the 1972 Summer Olympics, she placed 5th in the all-around competition, 4th in the vault competition, and tied for 5th on the floor exercises with Angelika Hellmann of East Germany.

She was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2001. She was married to Nikolai Andrianov until his death in March 2011.

Medal Count

Year Event TF AA VT UB BB FX
1967 USSR Cup2nd1st1st
USSR Championships2nd3rd2nd2nd
1968Mexico City Olympic Games1st
USSR Cup2nd
1969USSR Cup61st
USSR Championships1st
1970Ljubljana World Championships1st3rd
Chunichi Cup1st
Romanian International1st
USSR Cup1st3rd5
USSR Championships3rd1st
1971USSR Cup2nd
1972Munich Olympic Games1st545
Chunichi Cup7
USSR Cup42nd42nd
USSR Championships652nd42nd