Most Famous Gymnasts Of All Time


By Ada Kohli
Published Sept 24, 2021

Hindustan Times


Simone Biles

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Winning three straight World all-around titles from 2013-2015, she is the only woman to hold seven all-around U.S. championship titles

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Olga Korbut

She was just 17-years-old at the 1972 Munich Olympics and was the first Olympic gymnast to do a backward somersault on the beam and a back flip to catch on the uneven bars

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Dipa Karmakar

Karmakar is the only Indian gymnast to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games and was hailed by Simone Biles for attempting the dangerous Produnova vault

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Svetlana Khorkina

Khorkina won seven Olympic medals, including back-to-back titles on the uneven bars. She won World and European medals on all four events and in the all-around

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Nadia Comaneci

In 1976, 14-year-old Nadia Comăneci became the first gymnast to receive a perfect 10 in an Olympic event

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