Country: Russia
Sport: Figure Skating (Pair Skating)
Best Finish: Gold (1988 Seoul, 1994 Lillehammer)

With her late husband, Sergei Grinkov, Gordeeva became the youngest pair team to win ever win gold at the Olympics. Adding to the incredible feat, Grinkov had even caught a blade during a lift and dropped Gordeeva on her forehead. They earned the top spot after her stint in the hospital.