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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. Featuring some of the best gymnasts on YouTube, this greatest female gymnasts list contains the most prominent and top females known for being gymnasts. You might also enjoy these fun facts about American gold medal winner Simone Biles and stories from the Olympic Village. 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.

This list contains popular women of gymnastics, like Olga Korbut, Svetlana Khorkina, and more. Featuring gymnasts from the USA Olympics team, like McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman, you will recognize many of these names of girl gymnasts from the past and now. 

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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Alicia Sacramone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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Shawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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Simone Biles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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McKayla Maroney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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Amy Jo Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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Chellsie Memmel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 30

Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America

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Andreea Răducan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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Mary Lou Retton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 51

Birthplace: Fairmont, West Virginia, United States of America

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Alina Kabaeva is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 35

Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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Constance Zimmer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 48

Birthplace: USA, Washington, Seattle

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Margarita Levieva is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 39

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Kerri Strug is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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Shannon Miller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 41

Birthplace: Rolla, Missouri, United States of America

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Jordyn Wieber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 23

Birthplace: DeWitt, Michigan

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Kyla Ross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 22

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii

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Gabby Douglas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 23

Birthplace: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America

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Alison Carroll is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 33

Birthplace: Croydon, England, London

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Cathy Rigby is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
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Svetlana Khorkina is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 40

Birthplace: Belgorod, Russia

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Beth Tweddle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 33

Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

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Olga Korbut is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Age: 63

Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus

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Bailie Key is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Bailie Key Age: 19

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia

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Huang Qiushuang is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Female Gymnasts
Huang Qiushuang Age: 26

Birthplace: Xiangyang, China