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Famous Female Gymnasts

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List of famous female gymnasts, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female gymnasts list contains the most prominent and top females known for being gymnasts. There are thousand of females working as gymnasts in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic gymnasts have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a gymnast then the people below should give you inspiration.

List contains people like Alina Tumilovich and Lim Heem Wei.

While this isn't a list of all female gymnasts, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female gymnasts?" and "Who are the best female gymnasts?"
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    Nastia Liukin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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    Anastasia Valeryevna "Nastia" Liukin is a retired Russian-American artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic individual all-around Champion, the 2005 and 2007 World Champion on the balance beam, and the 2005 World Champion on the uneven bars. She is also a four-time all-around U.S. National Champion, ...more

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    • Age: 26
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
    • Profession: Gymnast, Actor
    • Credits: Stick It^! Dancing with the Stars^! Carly Patterson: Life After Gold^! Progressive Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular
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    Alicia Marie Quinn is a retired American artistic gymnast. Sacramone began gymnastics at the age of eight, started competing in the elite ranks in 2002 and joined the U.S. national team in 2003. At US National Championships from 2004 to 2008, she won twelve medals, including four golds on vault and two ...more

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    • Age: 28
    • Birthplace: Winchester, Massachusetts, USA
    • Profession: Gymnast
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    Shawn Machel Johnson is a retired American artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team, all-around and floor exercise silver medalist. Johnson became a member of the U.S. senior team in 2007. She is the 2007 individual all-around World Champion and 2007 World Champion ...more

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    • Age: 23
    • Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast, Actor, TV Personality
    • Credits: Dancing with the Stars^! 2009 CMT Music Awards^! The Apprentice^! Entertainment Tonight
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    McKayla Maroney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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    McKayla Rose Maroney is an American artistic gymnast. She is a vaulting and floor exercise specialist. At the 2011 World Championships, she won gold medals in the team and vault competitions. She was a member of the gold medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics and was the ...more

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    • Age: 20
    • Birthplace: Aliso Viejo, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast
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    Amy Jo Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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    Amy Jo Johnson is an American actress, singer, songwriter, scriptwriter, producer, director, musician and gymnast, first starring as the Pink Ranger Kimberly Ann Hart in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Aside from Power Rangers, she is also known for her roles in Felicity, The Division, Wildfire, and ...more

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    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Dennis, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Gymnast, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers^! Flashpoint^! Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie^! Susie Q
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    Chellsie Marie Memmel is a retired American gymnast. She is the 2005 World All-Around Champion, making her the third American woman, after Kim Zmeskal and Shannon Miller, to become World Champion in the All-Around. She is also a World Champion on the uneven bars and as part of the U.S. team. She is a ...more

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    • Age: 27
    • Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, USA
    • Profession: Gymnast
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    Andreea Mădălina Răducan is a retired gymnast from Bârlad, Romania. Răducan began competing in gymnastics at a young age and was training at the Romanian junior national facility by the age of 12½. As one of the outstanding gymnasts of the Romanian team in the late 1990s, Răducan was known both for her ...more

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    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Bârlad, Romania
    • Profession: Gymnast
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    Mary Lou Retton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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    Mary Lou Retton is a retired American gymnast. At the 1984 Summer Olympics, she won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals. Her performance made her one of the most popular athletes in the United States. more

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    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Fairmont, West Virginia, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast, Actor
    • Credits: Scrooged, ABC Funfit, Mary Lou's Flip Flop Shop
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