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List of Famous Gymnasts

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List of famous gymnasts, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top gymnasts in the world? This includes the most prominent gymnasts, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable gymnasts is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic gymnasts were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned gymnasts.

List features Mitch Gaylord, Nastia Liukin and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known gymnasts to the lesser known gymnasts of today, these are some of the best professionals in the gymnast field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous gymnasts ever?" and "What are the names of famous gymnasts?" then you're in the right place. (493 items)

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    Nina Dobrev is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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    Nina Dobrev is a Bulgarian Canadian actress and model. She played the role of Mia Jones, the single teenage mother, on Degrassi: The Next Generation, from the show's sixth to ninth season. Since 2009 she has starred as Elena Gilbert on The CW's supernatural drama, The Vampire Diaries.more

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    • Age: age 26
    • Birthplace: Bulgaria, Sofia
    • Profession: Gymnast, Model, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: The Vampire Diaries, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Degrassi: The Next Generation, The Roommate, Away from Her, + more
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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: age 26
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
    • Profession: Gymnast, Actor
    • Credits: Stick It
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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: age 28
    • Birthplace: Winchester, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • 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: age 23
    • Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast, Actor, TV Personality
    • Credits: Dancing with the Stars, 2008 Summer Olympics
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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: age 20
    • Birthplace: Aliso Viejo, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast
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    Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen is a Danish actor. Originally a gymnast and dancer, he began his career as an actor in 1996. He rose to fame in Denmark as Tonny the drug dealer in the first two films of the Pusher film trilogy, and in his longest-running role as the brash yet sensitive policeman, Allan Fischer, ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
    • Profession: Gymnast, Actor, Dancer
    • Credits: Casino Royale, Hannibal, Clash of the Titans, King Arthur, The Three Musketeers, + more
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    Amy Jo Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous 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: age 45
    • Birthplace: Dennis, Massachusetts, USA
    • Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Gymnast, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Felicity, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: The Movie, Flashpoint, Power Rangers, + more
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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, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast
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