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

Kerri Strug Kerri Strug
American

Olga Korbut Olga Korbut
Belarusian

Ragan Smith Ragan Smith
American

Sofie Dossi Sofie Dossi
American

Dayane Silva Dayane Silva
Brazilian

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Mads MikkelsenMads Mikkelsen
Danish
Amy Jo JohnsonAmy Jo Johnson
Canadian, American

Alina KabaevaAlina Kabaeva
Uzbekistan, Russian

Mary Lou RettonMary Lou Retton
American

Bart ConnerBart Conner
American
Laurie HernandezLaurie Hernandez
American

Jordyn WieberJordyn Wieber
American

Kyla RossKyla Ross
American

Shannon MillerShannon Miller
American

Dana BrookeDana Brooke
American
Chellsie MemmelChellsie Memmel
American

Robert KleinRobert Klein
German
Alicia SacramoneAlicia Sacramone
American

Larisa LatyninaLarisa Latynina
Ukrainian, Russian

Vitaly ScherboVitaly Scherbo
Belarusian
Valorie Kondos FieldValorie Kondos Field
American

Viktoria KomovaViktoria Komova
American
Cathy RigbyCathy Rigby
American

Věra ČáslavskáVěra Čáslavská
Czech

Ludmilla TourischevaLudmilla Tourischeva
Russian

Paul HammPaul Hamm
American

Andreea RăducanAndreea Răducan
Romanian
Larisa IordacheLarisa Iordache
Romanian

Li NingLi Ning
Chinese

Alison CarrollAlison Carroll
American

Nikolai AndrianovNikolai Andrianov
Russian
Francis LieberFrancis Lieber
German, American
Jürgen BrümmerJürgen Brümmer
German

Giulia SteingruberGiulia Steingruber
Swiss

Max SickMax Sick
Austrian, German

Sawao KatoSawao Kato
Japanese
Boris ShakhlinBoris Shakhlin
Russian

Dmitry BilozerchevDmitry Bilozerchev
Russian
Viktor ChukarinViktor Chukarin
Ukrainian

Andreas WeckerAndreas Wecker
German

Valery BelenkyValery Belenky
Azerbaijani, German
Yukio EndoYukio Endo
Japanese

Wilhelm LemkeWilhelm Lemke
German
Andreas BretschneiderAndreas Bretschneider
German

Bela KarolyiBela Karolyi
Romanian, American

Konrad FreyKonrad Frey
German
Tabea AltTabea Alt
German

Andreas TobaAndreas Toba
German
Luiza GaliulinaLuiza Galiulina
Uzbekistan

Karl JordanKarl Jordan
German

Daria BijakDaria Bijak
German

Dörte ThümmlerDörte Thümmler
German
Peter WeberPeter Weber
German

Andrea BiegerAndrea Bieger
German

Angelika HellmannAngelika Hellmann
German

Klaus KösteKlaus Köste
German

Sylvio KrollSylvio Kroll
German
Lukas DauserLukas Dauser
German

Lutz HoffmannLutz Hoffmann
German
Helmut BantzHelmut Bantz
German

Ulrike KlotzUlrike Klotz
German

Hans WernerHans Werner
German
Daniel WinklerDaniel Winkler
German

Silvia HindorffSilvia Hindorff
German
Holger BehrendtHolger Behrendt
German

Martina JentschMartina Jentsch
German
Sven TippeltSven Tippelt
German

Louis SmithLouis Smith
British

Ute StarkeUte Starke
German
Carola DombeckCarola Dombeck
German

Anna SteinAnna Stein
German, Serbian
Fritz ManteuffelFritz Manteuffel
German