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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Nadia Comeneci

Nadia Elena Comăneci is a Romanian gymnast, winner of three Olympic gold medals at the 1976 Summer Olympics, and the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event. She is also the winner of two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics. She is one of the best-known gymnasts in the world and, along with Olga Korbut, is credited with popularizing the sport around the world. In 2000 Comaneci was named as one of the athletes of the century by the Laureus World Sports Academy

Personal information
Full name Nadia Elena Comăneci
Country represented Romania
Date of birth November 12, 1961 (1961-11-12) (age 48)
Place of birth Oneşti
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics
Gym National Training Center
Former coach(es) Béla Károlyi; Marta Károlyi
Choreographer Geza Pozar
Eponymous skills Comăneci salto (uneven bars)
Retired 1981

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