Gymnasts

Gymnasts are the individuals who are trained in the sport of gymnastics and engage in competitive events at the regional, national or international level. Gymnastics are the physical exercises that involve the display of physical strength, agility, flexibility, coordination and balance. Gymnastics are performed using specialized equipment and apparatus such as bars, rings, vault and balance beams, rings, etc. The modern day gymnastics has its origins in ancient Greece where young men were trained for war through muscle-building exercises like wrestling, boxing, jumping, and running. The sports evolved with time and today it is performed by men as well as women. The Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) is the body that governs all of the international competitive gymnastic sports. The most popular discipline of gymnastics is artistic gymnastics which is a popular spectator sport at the Summer Olympic Games. Women’s events primarily include balance beam, uneven bars, floor exercise, and vault while men’s events include pommel horse, floor exercise, still rings, parallel bars and high bar. Other gymnastic disciplines include rhythmic gymnastics, tumbling, aerobic gymnastics, and team gymnastics. Browse this section know about the famous gymnasts from all over the world.
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 1 Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Danish

 2 Simone Biles

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Simone Biles is an artistic gymnast. Having won a combined total of 30 World Championship and Olympic medals, Biles is the world's third-most decorated gymnast and the most decorated in America. Regarded as the greatest gymnast of all time by some, Simone Biles continues to inspire several aspiring gymnasts around the world, especially gymnasts from the black community.

 3 Paris Berelc

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Paris Berelc is an American model and actress who successfully transitioned from being a teen star to an actress. Three years after gracing the cover page of American Girl magazine, Berelc's parents decided to move to Los Angeles, which helped her establish a career in acting. Paris Berelc has not looked back since moving to Los Angeles. 

 4 Aly Raisman

Aly Raisman
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: May 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
With six Olympic medals, including gold medals won at the 2012 London Olympics and the 2016 Rio Olympics, gymnast Aly Raisman is the second-most-decorated Olympic gymnast in the U.S. She was one of many who accused Olympic team physician Larry Nassar of sexual abuse, leading to his conviction.

 5 Alina Kabaeva

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Famous As: Politician, Model, Artistic gymnast, Rhythmic gymnast
Birthdate: May 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Uzbekistan, Russian

 6 Nadia Comaneci

Nadia Comaneci
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Famous As: Olympic Champion Gymnast
Birthdate: November 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Romanian
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 7 Amy Jo Johnson

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Canadian, American
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 8 Katelyn Ohashi

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Famous As: Artistic Gymnast
Birthdate: April 12, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
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 9 McKayla Maroney

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Famous As: Artistic Gymnast, Television Actor
Birthdate: December 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 10 Gabby Douglas

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: December 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
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 11 Nastia Liukin

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: October 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 12 Dana Brooke

Dana Brooke
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
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 13 Laurie Hernandez

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: June 9, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 14 Isidora Goreshter

Isidora Goreshter
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
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 15 Mary Lou Retton

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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: January 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 16 Alicia Sacramone

Alicia Sacramone
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: December 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 17 Olga Korbut

Olga Korbut
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: May 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Belarusian

 18 Kacy Catanzaro

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: January 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
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 19 Bela Karolyi

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Famous As: Coach
Birthdate: September 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Romanian, American

 20 Kerri Strug

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: November 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 21 Ariana Berlin

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Famous As: Former College Gymnast, Dancer
Birthdate: October 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 22 Bart Conner

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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: March 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
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 23 Kyla Ross

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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: October 24, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 24 Nile Wilson

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: January 17, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
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 25 Jordyn Wieber

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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: July 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 26 Louis Smith

Louis Smith
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Famous As: artistic gymnast
Birthdate: April 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
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 27 Aurelia Dobre

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Famous As: Olympic Athlete
Birthdate: November 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Romanian

 28 Shannon Miller

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
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 29 Madison Kocian

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: June 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 30 Larisa Latynina

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: December 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Ukrainian, Russian
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 31 Svetlana Boginskaya

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Famous As: Olympic athlete
Birthdate: February 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Belarusian

 32 Shawn Johnson

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: January 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
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 33 Cathy Rigby

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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: American

 34 Chellsie Memmel

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: June 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 35 Beth Tweddle

Beth Tweddle
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Famous As: Former British Gymnast
Birthdate: April 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 36 Larisa Iordache

Larisa Iordache
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: June 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Romanian

 37 Carly Patterson

Carly Patterson
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Famous As: Singer, Former Artistic Gymnast
Birthdate: February 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 38 Vitaly Scherbo

Vitaly Scherbo
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: January 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Belarusian

 39 Li Ning

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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Chinese

 40 Valorie Kondos Field

Valorie Kondos Field
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Famous As: Gymnastics coach
Birthdate: August 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 41 Ragan Smith

Ragan Smith
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: August 8, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 42 Viktoria Komova

Viktoria Komova
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: American

 43 Daniela Silivaș

Daniela Silivas
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: May 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Romanian

 44 Věra Čáslavská

Věra Čáslavská
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: May 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Czech
Died: August 30, 2016

 45 Ludmilla Tourischeva

Ludmilla Tourischeva
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: October 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Russian

 46 Sofie Dossi

Sofie Dossi
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Famous As: Gymnast, Television Personality
Birthdate: June 21, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 47 Andreea Răducan

Andreea Răducan
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: September 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Romanian

 48 Paul Hamm

Paul Hamm
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: September 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 49 Kelianne Stankus

Kelianne Stankus
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 50 Alison Carroll

Alison Carroll
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: American
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