Oksana Chusovitina performing at the Beijing Olympics in 2008
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Rio 2016: Female gymnast at her seventh Olympic Games

Uzbekistan's Oksana Chusovitina is one of the oldest Olympic female gymnasts in history and one of only a few women to return to the international competition after becoming a mother. Her career has spanned more than a quarter of a century, including seven Olympic Games.

Her career has spanned more than a quarter of a century, including seven Olympic Games.

Oksana's first Olympics was in Barcelona in 1992. She previously competed internationally for the Soviet Union and Germany before switching back to Uzbekistan.

The BBC caught up with her in training before she headed to Rio.

  • 04 Aug 2016
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