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TER-OVANESSIAN Igor (1938) Russia / Track and Field
Ter-Ovanessian, an ex world record holder of the long jump, is mainly remembered as the inventor in the 1960s of the double scissors jump, a technique that makes it possible to jump further and faster.Thus " Prince Igor " was the first European to pass the legendary 8 m barrier. Despite this neither his talent nor his technique enabled him to win a gold medal at the games, but he got two bronze medals, in 1960 in Rome and four years later in Tokyo.
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