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List of Famous Gymnasts

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 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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 26
    • Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
    • 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 + 17 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 on Wikipedia
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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 on Wikipedia
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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 on Wikipedia
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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 on Wikipedia
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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 on Wikipedia
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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 + 31 more
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Dennis, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Gymnast, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Felicity, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: The Movie, Flashpoint, Power Rangers + 23 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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America
    • 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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 32
    • Birthplace: Bârlad, Romania
    • Profession: Gymnast
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: 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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    Alina Maratovna Kabaeva is a Russian Honored Master of Sports, retired rhythmic gymnast, and politician. Between 2007 and 2014 she was a State Duma deputy from the United Russia party. Since September 2014 she is the chairwoman of the board of directors of the National Media Group. Kabaeva is Russia's ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 32
    • Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
    • Profession: Politician, Gymnast
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    Constance Zimmer is an American actress perhaps best known for her role as Dana Gordon in HBO's Entourage and as Claire Simms on the critically acclaimed ABC legal comedy-drama Boston Legal. She also starred on NBC's short-lived series Love Bites. Since February 2013, she has starred in the Netflix ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: House of Cards, Boston Legal, The Babymakers, Good Morning, Miami + 16 more
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    Margarita Levieva is a Russian-American actress. Born in the Soviet Union, she was a competitive gymnast before going on to star in the films The Invisible, Adventureland, and Spread. On television, she is known for her role as the faux Amanda Clarke/real Emily Thorne on Revenge. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
    • Profession: Gymnast, Actor
    • Credits: Revenge, Adventureland, The Lincoln Lawyer, Knights of Badassdom, The Invisible + 9 more
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    Kerri Allyson Strug is a retired American gymnast from Tucson, Arizona. She was a member of the Magnificent Seven, the victorious all-around women's gymnastics team that represented the United States at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, and is best remembered for performing the vault despite having injured ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast, Teacher
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    Shannon Lee Miller is a former artistic gymnast from Edmond, Oklahoma. She was the 1993 and 1994 World All-Around Champion, the 1996 Olympics balance beam gold medalist, the 1995 Pan Am Games all-around champion, and a member of the gold medal-winning Magnificent Seven team at the Atlanta Olympics. The ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: Rolla, Missouri, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast
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    Jordyn Marie Wieber is a retired American artistic gymnast who was a member of the gold medal-winning US women's gymnastics teams at the 2011 World Championships and the 2012 Summer Olympics. She was also the 2011 world women's all-around champion. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 20
    • Birthplace: DeWitt, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast
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    Mitchell Jay "Mitch" Gaylord is an American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast, Actor
    • Credits: Logan's Run, American Anthem, Confessions of an Action Star, Celebrity Circus, Sexual Outlaws + 1 more
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    Kyla Briana Ross is an American artistic gymnast who was a member of the Fierce Five - the gold medal-winning US women's gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Ross was also a member of the gold-medal winning US team at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. Individually, she is the ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 19
    • Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast
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    Gabrielle Christina Victoria "Gabby" Douglas is an American artistic gymnast. As a member of the U.S. Women's Gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, she won gold medals in both the individual all-around and team competitions. Douglas is the first African American woman in Olympic history to become ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 20
    • Birthplace: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America
    • Profession: Gymnast
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    Alison Laura Carroll is an English gymnast, model and actress. She was the Lara Croft model from 2008 to 2010. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 30
    • Birthplace: Croydon, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Gymnast, Model, Actor
    • Credits: Doghouse, Amsterdam Heavy, Rise of an Exile, Gridiron UK, Life is an Art + 1 more
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