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Irina Rodnina and Aleksandr Zaitsev

Olympic, World, and European Pair Skating Champions and Ice Skating Legends

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Irina Rodnina and Alexandr Zaytsev

Irina Rodnina and Alexandr Zaytsev

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Irina Rodnina and Aleksandr Zaitsev won every competition they entered. They won gold at the 1976 and 1980 Winter Olympics and they won six world figure skating championships (1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978) and seven European (1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980) figure skating titles.

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