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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.

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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)
Nina Dobrev is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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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

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Nastia Liukin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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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, winning twice as a junior and twice as a senior. With nine World Championships medals, seven of them individual, Liukin is tied with Shannon Miller and Simone Biles for the second-highest tally of World Championship medals; Liukin also tied Miller's record as the American gymnast having won the most medals in a single non-boycotted Olympic Games. Liukin was a key member of the U.S. senior team. ...more

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Alicia Sacramone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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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 golds on floor exercise. At World Championships from 2005 to 2007, she won seven medals, including a floor exercise gold in 2005 and a team gold in 2007. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, she won a team silver medal. In 2010, Sacramone made a comeback by winning the National Championship on Vault. Later in 2010 at the World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands, she won the World Title on Vault ...more

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Shawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
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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 on floor exercise. As well as being the 2007 U.S. Champion on balance beam and floor exercise, the 2008 U.S. Champion on floor exercise and silver medalist on balance beam, she is a three-time U.S. all-around Champion, winning once as a junior and twice as a senior. Johnson announced her retirement from gymnastics on June 3, 2012. In May 2009, Johnson was the winner of Dancing with the Stars – ...more

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