Mary Lou Retton
In 1984 Mary Lou Retton became the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal for the all-around competition in gymnastics. The Summer Olympics were held that year in Los Angeles, California, with the Soviet Union boycotting the competition in retaliation for a United States boycott of the Moscow Olympics four years earlier. Besides her gold in the all-around competition, Retton also won 2 silver medals and 2 bronze, making her the single biggest medal winner of any athlete at that year's More »
Born: January 24, 1968 (Fairmont, West Virginia)

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Though Retton missed the World Gymnastics Championships in 1983 due to a wrist injury, she won the American Classic in ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Visit Biography.com and learn more about the career of Olympic champion gymnast, Mary Lou Retton.

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Mary Lou Retton, (born January 24, 1968, Fairmont, West Virginia, U.S.), gymnast who was the first American woman to win an individual Olympic gold medal in ...

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Jun 21, 2018 ... Mary Lou Retton catapulted to international fame and ignited a new era of American dominance in gymnastics during the 1984 Summer ...

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Jun 28, 2018 ... Mary Lou Retton became the first woman to win the all-around gold in gymnastics at the 1984 Olympics.

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Gymnast Mary-Lou Retton scooped five medals at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, more than any other athlete. Her success on home soil transformed  ...

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Mary Lou Retton (born January 24, 1968) is a retired American gymnast. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, she won a gold medal in the ...