Entries by Sara Bran from 07/2012

The Enduring Perfection of Nadia Comaneci

| Posted 07.31.2012 | UK Sport

One of my most abiding Olympic memories is of the Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci at the 1976 Montreal Games. As I recall, there was a heatwave that summer, one that scorched its way across the US like a smoldering fuse-wire, raging through cities and forests, melting tarmac, setting prairies alight and drying my lips to paper.