Sports Famous Jews In Gymnastics

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A list of the top Jewish gymnasts and famous Jews known for playing Gymnastics. These 25 Jewish athletes are an inspiration to every Jew & athlete out there, whether you're a fan of Gymnastics or just a fan of great athleticism in general. Personally, I'm a fan of both, which is why I've been building this whole series of lists celebrating famous Jewish athletes.

Estella Agsteribbe Died at 34 (1909-1943) - Estella "Stella" Agsteribbe was a Dutch gymnast. She won the gold medal as member of the Dutch gymnastics team at the 1928 Summer Olympics in her native Amsterdam. Like other members ...more

Yanina Batyrchina age 36 - Yana Batyrshina is a former individual rhythmic gymnast who competed for Russia. She is the 1996 Olympics All-around silver medalist, two time World All-around bronze medalist, the 1996 European ...more

Alyssa Beckerman age 37 - Alyssa Erin Beckerman is an American gymnast and student.

Valery Belenky age 49 - Valery Vladimirovich Belenky is a retired Soviet/Azerbaijani/German artistic gymnast who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics and in the 1996 Summer Olympics. He is Jewish, and was born in Baku, ...more

Elka de Levie Died at 74 (1905-1979) - Elka de Levie was an Amsterdam born Dutch gymnast who won the gold medal as member of the Dutch gymnastics team at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. She was the only Jewish team member to ...more

Philip Erenberg Died at 83 (1909-1992) - Philip "Phil" Richard Erenberg is an American gymnast and Olympic medalist. He was Jewish. He competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles where he received a silver medal in

Alfred Flatow Died at 73 (1869-1942) - Alfred Flatow was a German gymnast. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens. He was Jewish. Flatow was a successful competitor in 1896. He won the parallel bars, was the runner-up in ...more

Gustav Felix Flatow

Samu Fóti Died at 26 (1890-1916) - Samu Fóti was an Hungarian gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was Jewish. He was part of the Hungarian team which won the silver medal in the gymnastics men's team, ...more

Mitch Gaylord age 57 - Mitchell Jay "Mitch" Gaylord is an American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist.

Imre Gellért Died at 93 (1888-1981) - Imre Gellért was an Hungarian gymnast who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and in the 1912 Summer Olympics. In 1908 he participated in the individual all-around competition and ...more

Maria Gorokhovskaya Died at 80 (1921-2001) - Maria Kondratyevna Gorokhovska was a Russian-born Soviet gymnast of Jewish descent. At the 1952 Summer Olympics, she won seven medals, the most medals won by any woman in a single Olympics. ...more

Abie Grossfeld age 84 - Abie Grossfeld is a former American gymnast and current American gymnastics coach. Grossfeld has represented the United States as a gymnastics competitor or coach in seven Olympic Games, seven ...more

George Gulack Died at 82 (1905-1987) - George Julius Gulack was an American gymnast and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles where he received a gold medal in rings. Gulack died in July 1987 at the ...more

Ágnes Keleti

Natalia Laschenova

Tatiana Lysenko age 43 - Tatiana Felixivna Lysenko is a Soviet and Ukrainian former gymnast, who had her senior competitive career from 1990 to 1994. Lysenko was a member of the Soviet Union team during the early 1990s, ...more

Helena Nordheim Died at 40 (1903-1943) - Helena "Lea" Nordheim was a Jewish Dutch gymnast. She won the gold medal as member of the Dutch gymnastics team at the 1928 Summer Olympics in her native Amsterdam. Nordheim was born ...more

Mikhail Perelman

Annie Polak

Vladimir Portnoi age 87 - Vladimir Portnoi was a Soviet gymnast. He is Jewish, and was born in Odessa.

Yulia Raskina age 36 - Yulia Raskina is a former individual rhythmic gymnast. she is the 2000 Olympics silver medalist, the 1999 World All-around silver medalist, the two time European All-around silver medalist and ...more

Yelena Shushunova age 49 - Yelena Lvovna Shushunova is a Russian gymnast, World, European, and Olympic Champion. Shushunova is one of only two women who has won the grand slam of All-Around titles: Olympics, World ...more

Judijke Simons

Kerri Strug age 41 - 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 ...more