List of famous gymnasts with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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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.

Aly Raisman Aly Raisman
American

Olga Korbut Olga Korbut
Belarusian

Kerri Strug Kerri Strug
American

Sofie Dossi Sofie Dossi
American

Ragan Smith Ragan Smith
American

Dayane Silva Dayane Silva
Brazilian

Amy Jo JohnsonAmy Jo Johnson
American
Mary Lou RettonMary Lou Retton
American
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Laurie HernandezLaurie Hernandez
American
Alicia SacramoneAlicia Sacramone
American

Kyla RossKyla Ross
American

Jordyn WieberJordyn Wieber
American

Bart ConnerBart Conner
American
Alina KabaevaAlina Kabaeva
Uzbekistan, Russian
Shannon MillerShannon Miller
American

Cathy RigbyCathy Rigby
American

Viktoria KomovaViktoria Komova
American

Alison CarrollAlison Carroll
American
Paul HammPaul Hamm
American

Larisa IordacheLarisa Iordache
Romanian

Vitaly ScherboVitaly Scherbo
Belarusian

Nikolai AndrianovNikolai Andrianov
Russian

Giulia SteingruberGiulia Steingruber
Swiss
Bela KarolyiBela Karolyi
Romanian, American

Louis SmithLouis Smith
British
Larissa LatyninaLarissa Latynina
Ukrainian

Věra ČáslavskáVěra Čáslavská
Czech