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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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 ...

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Mary Lou Retton [1] 1968- American gymnast Mary Lou Retton burst onto the gymnastic front with all the vivaciousness she could muster, and in doing so, took  ...

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