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Elena Piskun is one of the most underrated gymnasts in WAG history. Piskun has the distinction of winning a major title on two different apparatuses. It is an accomplishment that is typically matched only by gymnasts who go on to have Hall of Fame careers. Piskun’s career was also noted for her friendship with Lilia Podkopayeva, the two gymnasts were nearly inseparable at gymnastics meets. The duo were both ex-Soviets who found themselves belonging to different countries in the aftermath of the breakup of the USSR. Elena Piskun’s last major appearance was at the 1997 World Championships. After finishing her gymnastics career Piskun would move to the United States and later became a coach. Before moving to Texas Dreams, one of Ragan Smith’s early coaches was Elena Piskun.
Olympics & World Championships:
This bio page is still a work in progress. A list of her full results will eventually be added here.