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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. (492 items)
Nina Dobrev is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Nastia Liukin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Anastasia Valeryevna "Nastia" Liukin (; Russian: Анастасия "Настя" Валерьевна Люкина [ˈlʲʉkʲɪn]; born October 30, 1989) is a Russian American former artistic gymnast. She is ...more

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Alicia Sacramone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Shawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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McKayla Maroney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Mads Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Amy Jo Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Chellsie Memmel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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 ...more
Andreea Răducan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Mary Lou Retton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Alina Kabaeva is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Constance Zimmer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Margarita Levieva is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Kerri Strug is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Shannon Miller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Shannon Lee Miller (born March 10, 1977) is an American former artistic gymnast. She was the 1993 and 1994 world all-around champion, the 1996 Olympic balance beam champion, the 1995 Pan ...more
Jordyn Wieber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Mitch Gaylord is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Mitch Gaylord
Mitchell Jay Gaylord (born March 10, 1961) is an American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist.
Kyla Ross is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Gabby Douglas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Alison Carroll is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Cathy Rigby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Peter Vidmar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Beth Tweddle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Philipp Boy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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Maddy Curley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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