Perelman, Mikhail : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Perelman, Mikhail

Sport:
gymnastics

Country Represented:
Soviet Union

Years Competed:
1952

Medals Received:
gold

Olympic Info:
A member of the Soviet Union's gymnastics team at the 1952 Helsinki Games (the first time the Soviet Union was represented at the Olympics), Perelman won a gold medal in the team competition, and finished in fourth place in the pommel horse.

Career Highlights:
Perelman was a member of the Soviet Union National gymnastics team in the 1950s and helped them win the gold medal at the 1954 World Championships. Based on archived world rankings from www.worldgymrank.com, Perelman was ranked in the top ten in 1952 and 1953. He was also ranked No. 20 in 1954 and No. 33 in 1955.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
unknown


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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)


http:// www.gymn-forum.com/
http:// www.worldgymrank.com