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Gymnasts are people who participate in the sports of either artistic gymnastics or rhythmic gymnastics. Artistic gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which competitors perform short routines (ranging from approximately 30 to 90 seconds) on different apparatus, obviously less for vaulting (see lists below). ... Rhythmic gymnasts from Greece in the 2000 Sydney Olympics Rhythmic gymnastics is a sport in which single competitors or groups of two or more manipulate five types of apparatus: Ball, Clubs, Hoop, Ribbon, and Rope. ...


See gymnasium (ancient Greece) for the origin of the word gymnast from gymnastikos. In ancient Greece, the gymnasium (Greek: ; gymnasion) functioned as a training facility for competitors in public games. ...

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Famous gymnasts

Female artistic

Australia

... Allana Slater is one of Australias most successful gymnasts ever. ... Lisa Skinner is an Australian gymnast, born in 1981. ...

Belarus

Svetlana Leonidovna Boguinskaya (also spelled Boguinskaia, Boginskaia and Boginskaya ,Belarusian: Сьвятлана Леанідаўна Багінская, Russian: Светлана Леонидовна Богинская, born February 9, 1973 in Minsk) is a Soviet/Belarusian gymnast. ... Olga Valentinovna Korbut (Belarusian: Вольга Валянцінаўна Корбут, Volha Valyantsinawna Korbut; Russian: Ольга Валентиновна Корбут) (b. ...

Belgium

  • Aagje Vanwalleghem (b. 1987)

Brazil

Daniele Hypolito (born September 8, 1984, Saõ Paulo, Brazil ) is a Brazilian gymnast. ... Daiane Garcia dos Santos, usually known as Daiane dos Santos (born on February 10, 1983 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul), is Brazils most successful ever female gymnast. ...

Canada

Gael Briane Mackie (born December 16, 1988 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian gymnast and Olympic athlete. ... Melanie Louise Banville (June 22, 1987) is a Canadian gymnast. ... Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs (September 12, 1989 in Mississauga, Ontario) is a Canadian gymnast. ... Aisha Gerber is a Canadian artistic gymnast. ... Dr. Karen Kelsall (b. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Heather Mary Purnell (b. ... Kate Richardson (born June 27, 1984 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian artistic gymnast. ... Elfi Schlegel (b. ...

Czechoslovakia

  • Věra Čáslavská (b. 1942)

Věra Čáslavská (born May 3, 1942) is a Czech (formerly Czechoslovakian) gymnast. ...

China

Cheng Fei (Simplified Chinese: 程菲) is a Chinese gymnast, born on May 28, 1988 in Huangshi, Hubei Province. ... Fan Ye was born on October 23, 1986 in Hebei, China. ... Ma Yanhong (Simplified Chinese: 马燕红) (born March 21, 1964, Beijing, China) (also reported in some media as July 5, 1963) is a retired Chinese Olympic athlete. ... Li Li (Simplified Chinese: 李丽, pinyin: Lǐ Lì ¹) (born 7 July 1983) is the top-ranked female badminton player in Singapore. ... Li Ya is a Chinese gymnast born on June 13, 1988 in Annui, China. ... This article is about the contemporary Chinese gymnast. ... Lu Li is a Chinese gymnast. ... Mo Huilan (Simplified Chinese: 莫慧兰) (born 1979) is considered the most talented Chinese gymnast in history. ... Sang Lan (Simplified Chinese: æ¡‘å…°) (born June 11, 1981, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China) is a former Chinese gymnast, television personality and student. ... Zhang Nan before her beam routine in the 2004 Athens Olympics even final. ...

France

Ludivine Furnon (born October 4, 1980 in Nimes) is a retired Olympic athlete from France. ... Émilie Lepennec (born December 31, 1987) is a gymnast from France. ... Elvire Teza (born March 29, 1981, Réunion Island) is a retired French gymnast who competed at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics. ...

Germany

Maxi Gnauck (born October 10th, 1964 in Berlin, Germany) was an East German Artistic Gymnast. ... Karin Janz (born 17th February, 1952 in Berlin, Germany) was an East German artistic gymnast. ...

Great Britain

Full Name: Lisa Elena Jane Mason Lisa Mason was born on 26 February 1982 in Aylesbury, England. ... Annika Louise Reeder (born September 28, 1979, Harlow, Essex, Great Britain) is a British gymnast. ... Beth Tweddle is a British gymnast, the UKs most decorated ever. ...

Hungary

Ágnès Keleti (born 1921 in Budapest, Hungary) was an artistic gymnast. ... Henrietta Onodi (born May 22, 1974, Bekescsaba, Hungary) is a Hungarian gymnast who competed at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics. ...

Mexico

Denisse López (born December 12, 1976 in Mexicali, Baja California) is a retired Mexican gymnast. ... Brenda Magaña Almaral (born July 27, 1977 in Guadalajara, Jalisco) is a Mexican artistic gymnast. ... Laura del Carmen Moreno Garza (born November 16, 1978 in Monterrey, Nuevo León) is a Mexican artistic gymnast. ...

North Korea

Kim Gwang Suk (born February 15) was a North Korean gymnast who competed in the 1992 Olympics. ...

Norway

  • Kathrine Hansson (b. 1984)
  • Julie Hansson (b. 1984)

Romania

Simona Amânar (born October 7, 1979 in Constanţa) is a Romanian gymnast. ... Oana Mihaela Ban (born January 11, 1986 in Cluj-Napoca) is a Romanian gymnast, who made her international senior debut in 2002, where she won a silver on beam in the World Championships. ... Nadia Elena Comaneci (originally Comăneci ) (born November 12, 1961) is a Romanian gymnast, winner of five Olympic gold medals, and the first to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event. ... Sabina Carolina Cojocar (born October 23, 1985, Sibiu, Romania) is a retired international elite gymnast from Romania. ... Aurelia Dobre, Romanian artistic gymnast, was the 1987 World Champion. ... Gina Gogean was a Romanian gymnast who competed internationally in the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s. ... Alexandra Marinescu is a Romanian Olympic gymnast, currently a trance DJ based in Bucharest. ... Lavinia Milosovici (born October 21, 1976 in Lugoj, Romania) is a Romanian Olympic gymnast. ... Aura Andreea Munteanu, known as Andreea Munteanu (born September 20, 1988, Constanţa), is a world-class Romanian gymnast. ... Maria Olaru (born June 4, 1982, Falticeni) is a retired Olympic gymnast from Romania. ... A disappointed Catalina Ponor receives her Balance Beam score at the 2005 Gymnastics World Championships. ... Andreea Mădălina Răducan (born September 30, 1983) is a gymnast from Bârlad, Romania. ... Viorca Daniela Silivas-Harper (born May 9, 1972) is a Romanian gymnast who is most famous for winning six medals (three Gold, two Silver, and one Bronze) in Womens Artistic Gymnastics at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea. ... Romanian gymnast, multiple world and Olympic medals. ... Corina Georgiana Ungureanu (born August 29, 1980) was a world championship-level Romanian gymnast, now retired from the sport, competing between 1993 and 1999. ... Teodora Ungureanu (born November 13, 1960, Resita, Romania) is a retired Romanian gymnast who competed at the 1976 Olympics. ...

Russia

Yelena Victorovna Davydova (born August 7, 1961 in Voronezh),a city about 400 miles south of Moscow, is a Russian (former Soviet) gymnast, winner of the Olympic all-around title in 1980 Summer Olympics. ... Elena Dolgopolova, a Russian gymnast, competed in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, and won a silver medal with her team. ... Rozalia Galieva is a Russian gymnast who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics and 1996 Summer Olympics. ... Svetlana Vasilievna Khorkina (Russian: Светлана Васильевна Хоркина, born January 19, 1979 in Belgorod, Russia) is by far Russias most successful female gymnast after the breakup of the Soviet Union> Not only is she the winner of several world championship events and Olympic medals. ... Dina Kotchetkova is a Russian gymnast, born on July 27th 1977. ... Natalia Aleksandrovna Kuchinskaya (Russian: Наталья Александровна Кучинская) or Natasha Kuchinskaya (Russian: Наташа Кучинская) (born March 12, 1949, St. ... Yekaterina Ludmilovna Lobaznyuk (born June 17, 1983 in Fergana, Uzbekistan) is a former Olympic gymnast who competed for Russia in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, winning 3 medals. ... Sofia Ivanovna Muratova (Russian: Софья Ивановна Муратова) (born July 13, 1929 in Leningrad) was a Soviet gymnast. ... Anna Anatolievna Pavlova (Анна Павлова) (born September 6, 1987 in Orekhovo-Zuyevo, Moscow, Russia), is a Russian artistic gymnast training at MGFSO Dynamo in Moscow who was a double bronze medalist (team, vault) at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. ... Natalia Vitalyevna Shaposhnikova (Russian:Наталья Витальевна Шапошникова), (b. ... Elena Mikhailyevna Zamolodchikova -- Zamo for short -- is a two-time Olympic gymnast. ...

Spain

Carolina Pascual (born June 17th, 1976 in Orihuela, Alicante, Spain) was an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Ribbon, 2000 Sydney Olympics Almudena Cid Tostado (born June 15th, 1980 in Vitoria, Spain) is an Individial Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Patricia Moreno is a Spanish artistic gymnast. ... Elena Gomez is a Spanish Gymnast from Manacor Spain. ...

Ukraine

Polina Grigoryevna Astakhova (Russian:Полина Григорьевна Астахова) (October 30, 1936, in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR - August 5, 2005 in Kiev, Ukraine) was a Soviet/Ukrainian gymnast who won 10 medals (5 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 3 bronze medals) at the Summer Olympics, where she participated as a member of the USSR team... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nina Antonovna Bocharova (Russian:Нина Антоновна Бочарова) (b. ... Olesya Dudnik performs on the balance beam during the 1989 World Gymnastics Championships Olesya [alternate spelling Olessia] Vitalyevna Dudnik (Олеся Витальевна Дудник born August 15, 1974 in Zaporizhia, Ukraine) is a gymnastics coach and former artistic gymnast who competed internationally for the Soviet Union between 1988 and 1990. ... Maria Kondratyevna Gorokhovskaya (Russian: Мария Кондратьевна Гороховская; October 17, 1921 in Yevpatoria - 2001 in Israel) is a Ukrainian (formerly Soviet) gymnast. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for full calendar). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tatiana Constantinovna Gutsu (born September 5, 1976 in Odessa) is a Ukrainian gymnast, winner of the 1992 Olympic all-around title. ... Larisa Semyonovna Latynina (Russian: Лариса Семёновна Латынина; born December 27, 1934 in Kherson, Ukraine, U.S.S.R.) was a Soviet gymnast. ... Tatiana Lysenko (born on June 25, 1975 in Kherson, Ukraine) is a Soviet and Ukrainian gymnast, who had her senior competitive career from 1990 to 1994. ... Lilia Alexandrovna Podkopayeva (born August 15, 1978 in Donetsk) is a Ukrainian gymnast, and the 1996 Olympic all-around champion. ... Oksana Aleksandrovna Omelianchik (Russian:Оксана Александровна Омельянчик) (also known as Oksana Omelyanchik; Oksana Omeliantchik, born January 2, 1970 or December 31, 1969; Ulan-Ude, USSR) is a retired Soviet gymnast and the all-around gold medalist of the 1985 World Gymnastics Championships. ... Ludmilla Ivanovna Turischeva (Russian: Людмила Ивановна Турищева alternate spellings: Lyudmilla Turischeva, Ludmilla Tourischeva, born July 10, 1952 in Grozny) is a former Russian gymnast and a nine-time Olympic medalist for the Soviet Union. ... Irina Jarockaja is a Ukrainian female artistic gymnast. ... Stella Zakharova (born 12 July 1963 in Odessa, Ukraine) is a retired gymnast who competed internationally for the former Soviet Union between 1977 and 1982. ...

USA

Vanessa Marie Atler (Born February 17, 1982 in Valencia, California) is an American gymnast. ... Kendall Beck is an gymnast from the US. She was born August 6, 1981. ... Alyssa Beckerman (b. ... Mohini Bhardwaj (born September 29, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American gymnast. ... Jana Bieger (born November 12, 1989, in Kiel, Germany), is an elite German-American gymnast. ... Amanda Kathleen Borden (b. ... Amy Chow (周婉儀; pinyin: Zhōu Wǎnyí; born May 15, 1978 in San Jose, California) is an American gymnast. ... Jamie Dantzscher is an American gymnast. ... Dominique Margaux Dawes (born November 20, 1976, in Silver Spring, Maryland) is a United States gymnast. ... Julissa Danne Gomez (b. ... Hilary Grivich (May 23, 1977 – May 4, 1997) was an American gymnast. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Christina Renee Henrich (Christy) (July 18, 1972 - July 26, 1994) was an American gymnast. ... Terin Marie Humphrey (born August 14, 1986 in Saint Joseph, Missouri) is a United States gymnast and was a member of the 2004 U.S. Olympic team in Athens, Greece where she helped the team to a silver medal. ... Carly Janiga (born October 19, 1988), is an American gymnast who was a Olympic hopeful for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. ... Courtney Anne Kupets (born July 27, 1986 in Bedford, Texas) is an American gymnast. ... Anastasia Nastya Liukina (born October 30, 1989, Moscow, Russia) is an American gymnast. ... American gymnast hailing from Pennsylvania. ... Courtney McCool American gymnast Courtney McCool was a team member in the 2004 Summer Olympics Games womens artistic gymnastic team. ... Julianne McNamara was an American Artistic Gymnast who was born to Australian parents on October 11, 1965. ... Chellsie Marie Memmel (born June 23, 1988 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American gymnast. ... Shannon Lee Miller (b. ... Phoebe Mills (born November 2, 1972, Northfield, Illinois, USA) is an American attorney and athlete who has been active in the sports of artistic gymnastics, diving, speed skating and snowboarding. ... Dominique Helena Moceanu (born September 30, 1981 in Hollywood, California) is an American gymnast of Romanian descent who was a member of the Olympic Gold medal winning 1996 U.S. Womens Gymnastics team in Atlanta (the Magnificent 7). The hallmarks of Moceanus gymnastics, in the early stage of... Betty (Elizabeth Anne) Okino (born June 4, 1975, Uganda) is an American performer and Olympic medalist in artistic gymnastics. ... Carly Rae Patterson (born February 4, 1988 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is an American gymnast and singer. ... Jaycie Lynn Phelps (b. ... Kristie was born on March 23, 1973 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. ... Elise Ray is an American gymnast. ... Mary Lou Retton (born January 24, 1968 in Fairmont, West Virginia) is an American gymnast. ... Cathleen Roxanne Rigby (b. ... Alicia Sacramone (born 3 December 1987) is a World Champion American gymnast from Boston, Massachusetts. ... Tasha Schwikert (born November 21, 1984 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is an American gymnast who is a 2000 Olympian, a World Gymnastics Championships gold medallist, and the 2005 NCAA all-around national champion. ... Kerri Allyson Strug (born November 19, 1977) is an American gymnast from Tucson, Arizona. ... Hollie Diane Vise (born December 6, 1987) is an American female gymnast. ... Kimberly Lyn Zmeskal (Burdette, born February 6, 1976 in Houston, Texas) is an American gymnast and coach. ...

U.S.S.R.

Polina Grigoryevna Astakhova (Russian:Полина Григорьевна Астахова) (October 30, 1936, in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR - August 5, 2005 in Kiev, Ukraine) was a Soviet/Ukrainian gymnast who won 10 medals (5 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 3 bronze medals) at the Summer Olympics, where she participated as a member of the USSR team... Olga Bicherova Olga Anatolyevna Bicherova (Russian: Ольга Анатольевна Бичерова) (born October 26, 1967 or October 26, 1966 in Moscow, Russian SFSR) was a Soviet gymnast, who won womens all around gold medal at the 1981 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. ... Nina Antonovna Bocharova (Russian:Нина Антоновна Бочарова) (b. ... Svetlana Leonidovna Boguinskaya (also spelled Boguinskaia, Boginskaia and Boginskaya ,Belarusian: Сьвятлана Леанідаўна Багінская, Russian: Светлана Леонидовна Богинская, born February 9, 1973 in Minsk) is a Soviet/Belarusian gymnast. ... Oksana Aleksandrovna Chusovitina (Russian:Оксана Александровна Чусовитина)(born June 19, 1975, Bukhara, Uzbek SSR) is an Uzbek (and former Soviet) gymnast. ... Yelena Victorovna Davydova (born August 7, 1961 in Voronezh),a city about 400 miles south of Moscow, is a Russian (former Soviet) gymnast, winner of the Olympic all-around title in 1980 Summer Olympics. ... Olesya Dudnik performs on the balance beam during the 1989 World Gymnastics Championships Olesya [alternate spelling Olessia] Vitalyevna Dudnik (Олеся Витальевна Дудник born August 15, 1974 in Zaporizhia, Ukraine) is a gymnastics coach and former artistic gymnast who competed internationally for the Soviet Union between 1988 and 1990. ... Maria Evgenievna Filatova (Russian:Мария Евгеньевна Филатова) (born July 19, 1961, Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Siberia) is a retired Soviet gymnast who competed at the 1976 and 1980 Olympics. ... Maria Kondratyevna Gorokhovskaya (Russian: Мария Кондратьевна Гороховская; October 17, 1921 in Yevpatoria - 2001 in Israel) is a Ukrainian (formerly Soviet) gymnast. ... Nellie Vladimirovna Kim (Russian: ; b. ... Natalia Aleksandrovna Kuchinskaya (Russian: Наталья Александровна Кучинская) or Natasha Kuchinskaya (Russian: Наташа Кучинская) (born March 12, 1949, St. ... Larisa Semyonovna Latynina (Russian: Лариса Семёновна Латынина; born December 27, 1934 in Kherson, Ukraine, U.S.S.R.) was a Soviet gymnast. ... Tamara Ivanovna Manina (Russian: Тамара Ивановна Манина) (born September 16, 1934, Petrozavodsk) is a retired Soviet Olympic gymnast and a sports scientist. ... Olga Vasilyevna Mostepanova (Russian: Ольга Васильевна Мостепанова) (born January 3, Moscow, Russia) is a retired prominent Soviet gymnast. ... Elena Mukhina Elena Vyacheslavovna Mukhina (Russian:Елена Вячеславовна Мухина) (June 1, 1960-December 22, 2006) was born in Moscow, Russian SFSR) is a former Soviet gymnast who won the All-Around title at the 1978 World Championships at Strasbourg, France. ... Sofia Ivanovna Muratova (Russian: Софья Ивановна Муратова) (born July 13, 1929 in Leningrad) was a Soviet gymnast. ... Oksana Aleksandrovna Omelianchik (Russian:Оксана Александровна Омельянчик) (also known as Oksana Omelyanchik; Oksana Omeliantchik, born January 2, 1970 or December 31, 1969; Ulan-Ude, USSR) is a retired Soviet gymnast and the all-around gold medalist of the 1985 World Gymnastics Championships. ... Galina Yakovlevna Shamrai (Russian: Галина Яковлевна Шамрай) (also known as Galina Rudko, Galina Ilina after marriages; born October 5, 1931, Tashkent, USSR) is a retired Soviet gymnast and the first womens all-around World Champion from the USSR. She trained at the Iskra club and later at the Burevestnik (Stormy... Natalia Vitalyevna Shaposhnikova (Russian:Наталья Витальевна Шапошникова), (b. ... Yelena Shushunova (born April 23, 1969 in Leningrad, now Saint Petersburg) is a Russian (former Soviet) gymnast, two times Olympic Champion. ... Ludmilla Ivanovna Turischeva (Russian: Людмила Ивановна Турищева alternate spellings: Lyudmilla Turischeva, Ludmilla Tourischeva, born July 10, 1952 in Grozny) is a former Russian gymnast and a nine-time Olympic medalist for the Soviet Union. ... Natalia Vladimirovna Yurchenko (Russian: Наталья Владимировна Юрченко) (born January 26, 1965 in Norilsk, Russian SFSR) was a Soviet gymnast, who won womens All Around gold medal at the 1983 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. ... Stella Zakharova (born 12 July 1963 in Odessa, Ukraine) is a retired gymnast who competed internationally for the former Soviet Union between 1977 and 1982. ...

Uzbekistan

Oksana Aleksandrovna Chusovitina (Russian:Оксана Александровна Чусовитина)(born June 19, 1975, Bukhara, Uzbek SSR) is an Uzbek (and former Soviet) gymnast. ...

Male artistic

Australia

  • Philippe Rizzo (b. 1981)
  • Joshua Jefferis (b. 1985)
  • Damian Istria (b. 1982)

Belarus

Vitaly Scherbo (born January 13, 1972 in Minsk, Belarus) is a Belarusian gymnast and is the most successful male gymnast of all time. ...

Brazil

Diego Hypolito (b. ...

Bulgaria

Jordan Jovchev (born February 24, 1973 in Plovdiv) is a Bulgarian gymnast. ...

Canada

Dr. Robert Tait Mackenzie (1867 Ramsay Township, Lanark County, Ontario–1938 Almonte, Ontario) was a Canadian-born American sculptor, scouter, scholar-athlete, surgeon, soldier, and physical educator. ... Gilbert Larose Gymnast Gil Larose who led UM to NCAA gymnastics titles in 1963 and 1970 respectively, competed for Canada but did not place. ... Kyle Shewfelt (May 6, 1982) is a Canadian gymnast. ...

China

Li Ning (Simplified Chinese: 李宁) (born September 8, 1963 in Liuzhou is a famous Chinese gymnast and entrepreneur. ... Yang Wei (Simplified Chinese: 杨威, pinyin: Yáng WÄ“i) (born February 8, 1980 in Xiantao, Hubei province) is a male gymnast from China. ... Li Xiaopeng (Simplified Chinese: 李小鹏) (born July 27, 1981 in Hunan) is a Chinese gymnast. ...

Finland

Heikki Ilmari Savolainen (September 28, 1907 — November 29, 1998) was one of the most successful Finnish gymnasts and a two-time olympic winner. ...

Germany

  • Sylvio Kroll (b. ?)
  • Sven Tippelt (b. 1965)
  • Andreas Wecker (b. 1970)

Andreas Wecker is a German gymnast with a long and successful career. ...

Greece

Vlasios Maras (born March 31, 1983) is a Greek gymnast. ...

Hungary

  • Szilveszter Csollány (b. 1970)
  • Zoltán Supola (b. 1970)

Szilveszter Csollány (Hungarian: Csollány Szilveszter) (born 13 April 1970 in Sopron, Hungary) is a former gymnast from Hungary. ...

Italy

Igor Cassina (born 15 August 1977) is a gymnast from Seregno, Milan, Italy. ... Jury Chechi (b. ...

Japan

Mitsuo Tsukahara (塚原 光男 Tsukahara Mitsuo, born Dec. ... Hiroyuki Tomita (born 21 November 1980) is a Japanese gymnast. ...

Latvia

Evgeni Sapronenko (also spelled Jevgēņijs Saproņenko, born November 11, 1978) is a Latvian gymnast. ...

Luxemburg

  • Guy Jung (b. 1962)

Netherlands

  • Yuri van Gelder (b. 1983)
  • Jeffrey Wammes (b. 1987)

Puerto Rico

  • Luis Rivera (b. 1986)

Romania

  • Marian Drăgulescu (b. 1980)
  • Ioan Silviu Suciu (b. 1977)
  • Marius Urzică (b. 1975)
  • Nicolae Vieru (b. 1932)

Vault, 2004 Athens Olympics Marian Drăgulescu (born December 18, 1980) is a Romanian gymnast. ... Ioan Silviu Suciu (born November 24, 1977 in Sibiu) is a gymnast from Romania, who competes on the pommel horse and floor exercise. ... Marius Urzică (born September 30, 1975) is a Romanian gymnast. ...

Russia

Nikolai Andrianov Nikolai Efimovich Andrianov (Russian:Николай Ефимович Андрианов) (b. ... Dmitry Bilozerchev of Russia defined the term boy wonder for the sport of gymnastics. ... Alexei Yurievich Nemov (Russian: Алексей Юрьевич Немов; born May 28, 1976, Barashevo) is a famous gymnast from Russia. ... Valeri Liukin (born December 17, 1966, Aktiubinsk, Kazakhstan) is a world class former gymnast for the Soviet Union. ... Boris Anfiyanovich Shakhlin (Russian:Борис Анфиянович Шахлин) (born January 27, 1932 in Ishim, Russian SFSR) was a famous Soviet gymnast. ... Alexander Vasilyevich Tkachyov (Russian: ) (b. ... Mikhail Voronin (26 March 1945 - 22 May 2004) was a Russian gymnast who won gold, silver and bronze medals in the 1968 and 1972 Olympics. ...

Slovenia

  • Miro Cerar (b. 1939)
  • Leon Štukelj (b. 1898 - d. 1999)

Mirsolav Cerar (born October 28, 1939 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, then Yugoslavia) is a Slovenian gymnast who competed in the 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics. ... Leon Å tukelj listen â–¶(?) (November 12, 1898 - November 8, 1999) was a Slovene gymnast, Olympic gold medalist and athlete. ...

Spain

Joaquín Blume (June 21, 1933–April 29, 1959) was a Spanish gymnast. ... Gervasio Deferr (born 7 November 1980) is a gymnast from Barcelona, Spain. ... Rafael E. Martinez was the 2003 U.S. candidate to serve on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the human rights arm of the Organization of American States. ...

Ukraine

Alexander Beresch (b. ... Roman Zozulya (1979-) is a male Ukrainian gymnast. ... Valeri Goncharov (Ukrainian: Валерій Гончаров, Valeriy Goncharov) is a gymnast from Ukraine. ...

USA

Barthold (Bart) Wayne Conner (born March 28, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former American gymnast, who was a member of the gold medal-winning mens gymnastics team at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games; he also won an individual gold on the parallel bars. ... UCLA Graduate who competed in the 1984 Olympics as a gymnast. ... Mitchell (Mitch) Jay Gaylord (born March 10, 1961) is an American gymnast and Olympic Gold Medalist. ... Morgan Carl Hamm (born September 24, 1982 in [[Waukesha, Wisconsin]?]) is a US gymnast. ... Paul Hamm (born September 24, 1982 in Waukesha, Wisconsin) is a US gymnast. ... Peter Vidmar (b. ... Image:Blaine99. ...

U.S.S.R.

Nikolai Andrianov Nikolai Efimovich Andrianov (Russian:Николай Ефимович Андрианов) (b. ... Dmitry Bilozerchev of Russia defined the term boy wonder for the sport of gymnastics. ... Boris Anfiyanovich Shakhlin (Russian:Борис Анфиянович Шахлин) (born January 27, 1932 in Ishim, Russian SFSR) was a famous Soviet gymnast. ... Valeri Liukin (born December 17, 1966, Aktiubinsk, Kazakhstan) is a world class former gymnast for the Soviet Union. ... Alexander Vasilyevich Tkachev (alternate spellings: Alexander Tkachyov or Alexander Tkatchev; Russian:Александр Васильевич Ткачёв) (b. ... Mikhail Voronin (26 March 1945 - 22 May 2004) was a Russian gymnast who won gold, silver and bronze medals in the 1968 and 1972 Olympics. ...

Female rhythmic

Australia

Kimberly Mason (born 19th September, 1989 in Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is Australias current premier Rhythmic Gymnast (as of Commonwealth Games, 2006). ... Ball, Athens Olympics 2004 Penelope Blackmore (born April 23 - 1984 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Danielle LeRay (born 6th November, 1982 in Sutherland, Australia) was an individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Kasumi Takahashi is a Japanese-Australian rhythmic gymnast who lives in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was born to a Japanese father and an Australian mother on May 6th, 1980 in Tokyo, Japan. ...

Belarus

Larissa Loukianenko Russian: Лариса Лукьяненко (born August 7th, 1973 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia) was a Belarusian individual rhythmic gymnast. ... Yulia Raskina (born 9th April, 1982 in Minsk, Belarus) was an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast who won the All-Around Silver at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. ... Inna Zhukova (Belarusian: Іна Жукава; Russian: Инна Жукова) is a Belarusian individual Rhythmic Gymnast born on the 6th of September, 1986 in Krasnodar, Russia. ...

Bulgaria

Teodora Alexandrova Teodora Alexandrova cyrillic: Теодора Александрова (born September 24, 1981 in Sofia, Bulgaria) is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Neshka Robeva (Bulgarian: Nechka Robeva) (born May 26, 1946 in Rousse, Bulgaria) was a champion individual Rhythmic Gymnast, and coach. ... Maria Gigova (Bulgarian: ) (born April 24, 1947) is a Bulgarian rhythmic gymnast. ... Bianka Panova (Bulgarian: ) (born May 27, 1970 in Sofia) is a Bulgarian individual rhythmic gymnast. ... Maria Petrova cyrillic Мария Петрова was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria on November 13 1975 and is regarded as one of the finest rhythmic gymnasts of all time. ... Clubs, 2004 Athens Olympics Simona Peycheva cyrillic: Симона Пейчева (born 14 May, 1985 in Sofia, Bulgaria) is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast considered by many to be the best Bulgarian rhythmic gymnast of late for her extreme flexibility, technical brilliance and that she is a great audience teaser. ...

Canada

Lori Fung Methorst (born February 21, 1963, Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian gymnastics coach and retired rhythmic gymnast. ... Alexandra Michel Orlando (born January 19, 1987 in Toronto) is a Canadian rhythmic gymnast. ... Mary Sanders (born 26th August, 1985 in Toronto, Canada) is an individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ...

China

Ling Zhong (born October 30th, 1983 in Guangxi Province, China) is one of Chinas most succesful individual rhythmic gymnasts. ...

France

Eva Serrano (born 22nd April, 1978 in Nimes, France) was an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ...

Germany

Lisa Ingildeeva was born on 4th of December 1988 in Moskau, Russia. ...

Greece

Eleni Andriola Greek: Ελίνα Ανδριόλα (born 9th November, 1986 in Athens, Greece) is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ...

Israel

Katia Pisetsky Russian: Катя Писецки (born 26th February, 1986 in Zaporozhie, Ukraine) is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast from Israel. ...

Kazakhstan

Aliya Yussupova Kazakh: Алия Юсупова (born May 15, 1984 in Chimkent, Kazakhstan) is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast who competes for her birth country, Kazakhstan but, is coached by the famous Russian coach, Irina Viner. ...

Poland

Aleksandra Szutenberg (called: Ola), born 15 October 1988, Polish rhythmic gymnast. ...

Romania

Irina Deleanu (born November 12, 1975) is a former individual rhythmic gymnast from Romania. ...

Russia

Yulia Barsukova Russian: Юля Барсукова (born 31st December, 1978 in Moscow, Russia) is a Russian Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Alina Kabaeva Russian: Алина Кабаева (born May 12, 1983 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan) is an Individual rhythmic gymnast from Russia. ... Irina Tchachina (also Chaschina) (Russian: Ирина Чащина) is an Individual rhythmic gymnast born on the 24th of April 1982 in Omsk, Russia. ... Vera Sessina Russian: Вера Валерьевна Сесина Vera Valerevna Sesina (Born 23rd February, 1986 in Yekaterinburg, Russia) is an individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ...

Spain

Carolina Pascual (born June 17th, 1976 in Orihuela, Alicante, Spain) was an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Ribbon, 2000 Sydney Olympics Almudena Cid Tostado (born June 15th, 1980 in Vitoria, Spain) is an Individial Rhythmic Gymnast. ...

Ukraine

Anna Bessonova Ukrainian: Ганна Володїмїріівна Безсонова Ganna Volodymyriivna Bezsonova / Russian: Анна Владимировна Бессонова Anna Vladimirovna Biessonova is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast born July 29, 1984 in Kyiv, Ukraine. ... Natalja Ghodunko Russian: Наталья Александровна Годунько Natalja Alieksandrovna Ghodunko Ukrainian: Наталія Годунко Natalija Ghodunko (born December 5th, 1984 in Kyiv, Ukraine) is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Ekaterina Serebrianskaya (Russian: Екатерина Серебрянская) (born 25th October, 1977 in Simferopol, Ukraine) is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Oxana Skaldina Russian: Оксана Скалдина (born 24th May, 1972 in Zaporozhye, Ukraine) was an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Alexandra Timoshenko Russian: Александра Тымошенко (born 18th February, 1972 in Boguslav, Ukraine) was a Soviet Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Elena Vitrichenko cyrillic: Елена Витриченко (born 25 November, 1976 in Odessa, Ukraine) is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Tamara Yerofeeva (born 4th March, 1982 in Kyiv, Ukraine) is a Rhythmic Gymnast. ...

USA

  • Jessica Howard (b. 1984)
  • Olga Karmansky (b. 1986)
  • Rachel Marmer (b.1991)
  • Mary Sanders (b. 1985)

Mary Sanders (born 26th August, 1985 in Toronto, Canada) is an individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ...

U.S.S.R.

Irina Deriugina Russian: Ирина Дерюгина Irina Deryugina (born 11th January, 1958 in Kyiv, Ukraine) was an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Marina Vikentyevna Lobatch (Russian: Марина Викентьевна Лобач) (born 26th June, 1970 in Smolevicki, Belarus) was a Soviet Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Galina Shugurova (Russian: Галима Шугурова) is a Soviet Individual Rhythmic Gymnast born in Omsk, Russia in 1955. ... Oxana Skaldina Russian: Оксана Скалдина (born 24th May, 1972 in Zaporozhye, Ukraine) was an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Alexandra Timoshenko Russian: Александра Тымошенко (born 18th February, 1972 in Boguslav, Ukraine) was a Soviet Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ...

Yugoslavia

Milena Reljin (born May 25th, 1967 in Belgrade, Serbia) was a Yugoslavian individual rhythmic gymnast. ...

Male rhythmic

Spain

Ruben Orihuela, a rhythmic gymnast from Spain. ...

See also

Logo The International Gymnastics Hall of Fame, located in Oklahoma City, USA, is a Hall of Fame dedicated to honoring the achievements and contributions of the worlds most greatest competitors, coaches and authorities in artistic gymnastics. ... These are the Olympic medalists in mens Gymnastics. ... These are the Olympic medalists in womens gymnastics. ...

References


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INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - SPORTS (173 words)
As a governing body it is held in high esteem by both its member federations and gymnastics clubs throughout five continents.
In 1897, seventeen national associations joined together to form the basis of the European Gymnastics Federation.
However, when the USA was admitted in 1921, the Committee changed its name to the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique or FIG, as it is known today.
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