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Famous Gymnasts from the United States

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List of notable or famous gymnasts from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top gymnasts born in the United States and even some popular gymnasts who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American gymnasts then this list is the perfect resource for you. These gymnasts are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known gymnast from the United States is included when available.

List people include Mitch Gaylord, Nastia Liukin and many more.

This historic gymnasts from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American gymnasts of note?" and "Who are the most famous gymnasts from the United States?" These prominent gymnasts of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American gymnasts.

Use this list of renowned American gymnasts to discover some new gymnasts that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    BirthplaceWinchester, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Alicia Marie Sacramone Quinn (; born December 3, 1987) is a retired American artistic gymnast. She won a silver medal with the United States team at the 2008 Summer Olympics and is the third-most...  more
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    BirthplaceNeedham, Massachusetts

    Alexandra Rose Raisman (born May 25, 1994) is an American gymnast, model and two-time Olympian. She was captain of both the 2012 "Fierce Five" and 2016 "Final Five" U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics...  more

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    BirthplaceDennis, Massachusetts, USA

    Amy Jo Johnson (born October 6, 1970) is an American-Canadian actress, filmmaker, singer-songwriter, and director. Johnson began her acting career in her early twenties, in Mighty Morphin Power...  more

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    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Bart Conner (born March 28, 1958) is a retired American Olympic gymnast. As a member of the US men's gymnastics team at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, Conner won two gold medals. He currently owns...  more
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    BirthplaceSacramento, California

    Rebecca "Becky" Holliday is an American pole vaulter, born March 12, 1980. She placed 2nd at the 2012 US Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon with a final clearance of 14-11, qualifying her for the 2012...  more
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    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

    Bridget Elizabeth Sloan (born June 23, 1992) is an American artistic gymnast. She is the 2009 world champion in the all-around, the 2009 United States national champion, and a silver medalist with...  more
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    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Carly Patterson Caldwell (born February 4, 1988) is an American singer, songwriter and former artistic gymnast. She was the all-around champion at the 2004 Olympics, the first all-around champion for...  more

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    BirthplaceLos Alamitos, California, United States of America

    Cathleen Roxanne Rigby (later Mason, later McCoy, born December 12, 1952), known as Cathy Rigby, is an actress, speaker, and former artistic gymnast. Her performance in the 1968 Summer Olympics...  more

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    BirthplaceWest Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Chellsie Marie Memmel (born June 23, 1988) is a retired American artistic gymnast. She is the 2005 world all-around champion (the third American woman, after Kim Zmeskal and Shannon Miller, to win...  more
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    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    Constance Alice Zimmer (born October 11, 1970) is an American actress. She rose to prominence for playing Dana Gordon in the television series Entourage (2005–2011) and Claire Simms in the television...  more
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    BirthplaceBedford, Texas, USA

    Courtney Anne Kupets Carter (born July 27, 1986) is an American artistic gymnast. She is known for her 2003 and 2004 national championship wins (with Carly Patterson as co-champion in 2004); her...  more
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    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    Courtney Marit is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Panama....  more
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    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, United States of America

    Courtney Lynn McCool-Griffeth (born April 1, 1988) is an American former artistic gymnast who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics. She was coached by Al and Armine Fong of Great American Gymnastic...  more
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    BirthplaceCárdenas, Cuba

    Danell Johan Leyva (born October 30, 1991) is a Cuban-American gymnast who competed for the United States. He is the 2012 Olympic individual all-around bronze medalist and 2016 Olympic parallel bars...  more
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    BirthplaceVirginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America

    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...  more

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    BirthplaceReno, Nevada

    Jacob Dalton is a gymnast....  more
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    BirthplaceKiel, Germany

    Jana Lyn Bieger (born November 12, 1989 in Kiel, West Germany) is an American former gymnast of German descent. She was raised in the U.S. and is a citizen, and competed only for the U.S. At the 2006...  more
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    Jessica Gil Ortiz

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Jessica Gil Ortiz is a Colombian artistic gymnast....
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    John Orozco

    Age: 27

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    John Orozco is an American gymnast and the 2012 Visa National Champion. He trains at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado....  more
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    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    Jonathan Alan Horton is an American gymnast. He is the 2008 Olympic silver medalist on high bar, 2010 Worlds all-around bronze medalist and a two-time U.S. National All-Around Champion. He is a...  more
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    BirthplaceDeWitt, Michigan

    Jordyn Marie Wieber (born July 12, 1995) is an American former artistic gymnast turned gymnastics coach who is the current head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks gymnastics team, assuming the position...  more
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    BirthplaceSilver Spring, Maryland

    Julie Ashley Zetlin is a veteran elite rhythmic gymnast who is the 2010 U.S. Senior National Champion in Rhythmic Gymnastics. In February 2012, the International Gymnastics Federation awarded Zetlin...  more
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    BirthplaceBurke, Virginia, United States of America

    Justin Edward Spring (born March 11, 1984) is a retired American gymnast. He is a member of the bronze medal winning U.S. team at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. He was also a top gymnast in NCAA...  more
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    Kay Ainge

    Kay Ainge is the mother of Danny Ainge, former NBA player and now General Manager of the Boston Celtics....
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    BirthplaceTucson, Arizona, United States of America

    Kerri Allyson Strug Fischer (born November 19, 1977) is a retired American gymnast from Tucson, Arizona. She was a member of the Magnificent Seven, the victorious all-around women's gymnastics team...  more

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