Today in Gymnast History (Part 2)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

  • 1977-12-27 Kate Nelson, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1978-05-14 Heather Brink, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1978-05-15 Amy Chow, gymnast (Olympics-gold/silver-96), born in San Jose, California
  • 1978-06-14 Annia Hatch, Cuban-American gymnast
  • 1978-08-15 Lilia Podkopayeva, Ukrainian gymnast (World Champion 1995, Olympic Gold 1996), born in Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR
  • 1979-01-19 Svetlana Khorkina, Russian gymnast, born in Belgorod, Russia
  • 1979-02-28 Virginia Ledgerwood, American rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Chester, Virginia
  • 1979-04-04 Rebecca Stoyel, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1979-04-12 Elena Grosheva, Russian gymnast (Olympic 1996), born in Yaroslavl, Russia
  • 1979-08-04 Brandi Siegel, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1979-09-26 Jaycie Phelps, American gymnast (Olympic gold team 1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1979-10-07 Simona Amânar, Romanian gymnast, born in Constanța, Romania
  • 1979-11-16 Salli Wills, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1980-01-23 Theresa Kulikowski, American gymnast (World-bronze-95, Olympics 1996), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1980-02-13 Kristy Powell, US gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Stuart, Florida
  • 1980-02-17 Shanyn MacEachern, Brampton Ontario, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1980-02-23 Yvonne Tousek, Canadian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1980-03-30 Liriel Higa, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980-05-06 Kasumi Takahashi, Australian rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1980-06-15 Almudena Cid, Spanish gymnast
  • 1980-07-12 Tina Tharp, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1980-10-23 Jade Davidson, Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1980-11-07 Gervasio Deferr, Spanish gymnast (Olympic gold 2000, 2004), born in Premià de Mar, Barcelona
  • 1981-02-17 Donielle Thompson, American gymnast (World-bronze-95, Olympics 1996), born in Wheat Ridge, Colorado
  • 1981-02-17 Lisa Skinner, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Queensland, Australia
  • 1981-04-08 Rebecca Wilson, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Queensland, Australia
  • 1981-06-22 Lisa Moro, Victoria Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1981-07-06 Nicole Kantek, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in New South Wales, Australia
  • 1981-07-11 Mary Beth Arnold, gymnast (World-bronze-95), born in Reno, Nevada
  • 1981-07-29 Jennie Thompson, gymnast (Jr Natl-champ-93, Olympics 1996), born in Wichita Falls, Texas
  • 1981-08-20 Lauri Illy, Virginia Beach Va, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1981-09-02 Katie Teft, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1981-09-30 Dominique Moceanu, California, gymnast (World-silver-95, Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1981-11-13 Kirsty-Leigh Brown, Australian gymnast (Olympics, 1996), born in Albury, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1981-11-15 Natalie Lacuesta, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1982-03-08 Nicoleta Onel, Romanian gymnast
  • 1982-09-24 Morgan Hamm, American gymnast, born in Washburn, Wisconsin
  • 1982-09-24 Paul Hamm, American gymnast, born in Washburn, Wisconsin
  • 1983-03-31 Vlasios Maras, Greek gymnast (World C'ships gold, horizontal bar 2001-02), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1983-09-30 Andreea Răducan, Romanian gymnast, born in Bârlad, Romania
  • 1985-04-01 Beth Tweddle, English gymnast (World C'ship gold 2006, 09, 10; Olympic bronze 2012), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1986-07-27 Courtney Kupets, American gymnast (World Championships champion 2002, 2003), born in Bedford, Texas
  • 1986-08-14 Terin Humphrey, American gymnast, born in Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • 1987-05-11 Monica Roşu, Romanian gymnast
  • 1987-08-20 Cătălina Ponor, Romanian gymnast (3 Olympic gold 2004), born in Constanța, Romania
  • 1987-10-25 Fabian Hambüchen, German gymnast (Olympic gold 2016, silver 2012, bronze 2008), born in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
  • 1987-12-03 Alicia Sacramone, American gymnast (World C'ship gold 2005, 07, 10, 11), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1987-12-31 Émilie Le Pennec, French gymnast, born in La Garenne-Colombes, France
  • 1988-02-04 Carly Patterson, American gymnast (2004 Olympic Champion), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1988-05-29 Cheng Fei, Chinese gymnast (Olympic gold female team 2008), born in Huangshi, Hubei
  • 1988-06-23 Chellsie Memmel, American gymnast
  • 1988-09-24 Lisa Wang, American gymnast, born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1989-01-03 Kōhei Uchimura, Japanese gymnast (Olympic gold all-round 2012; team, all-round 2016; World C'ships 10 x gold), born in Kitakyushu, Japan
  • 1989-10-30 Nastia Liukin, Russian born American gymnast (2008 Olympic Champion), born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1990-04-02 Yevgeniya Kanayeva OMF, Russian rhythmic gymnast (Olympic gold all-round 2008, 12; World C'ship gold x 17 2007-11), born in Omsk, Russia
  • 1991-11-01 Jiang Yuyuan, Chinese gymnast (Olympic teams gold 2008), born in Liuzhou, Guangxi
  • 1991-11-27 Nur Atikah Nabilah, Singaporean gymnast, born in Singapore
  • 1992-06-23 Bridget Sloan, American gymnast, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1992-08-26 Yang Yilin, Chinese gymnast
  • 1994-01-01 He Kexin, Chinese gymnast (Olympic gold uneven bars, team 2008; World C'ship gold uneven bars 2009), born in Beijing, China
  • 1994-05-25 Alexandra Rose "Aly" Raisman, American gymnast (two-time Olympic medalist, Fierce Five, Final Five), born in Needham, Massachusetts
  • 1995-12-31 Gabby Douglas, American gymnast (2012 Olympic champion), born in Newport News, Virginia

Person of interestSimone Biles

1997-03-14 Simone Biles, American gymnast (Olympic gold floor, team, vault, all-round 2016), born in Columbus, Ohio

Gymnast Simone Biles
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Simone Biles
  • 2000-06-09 Laurie Hernandez, American gymnast (Olympic team gold, individual silver 2016), born in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport