Olympic Gymnastics Trivia

Name these significant events/athletes responsible for the most memorable gymnastics moments at the Olympics!
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She showed her support of Czechoslovakia, her home country, by making a solemn protest during a medal ceremony at the 1968 Games in Mexico City
Vera Caslavska
Won 18 total Olympic medals between 1956-1964. Was most decorated Olympian for over forty years.
Larisa Latynina
Scored seven perfect 10.0s at the 1976 Games in Montreal and became the All Around Champion...all at the age of 14.
Nadia Comaneci
First American woman to win the All Around Gold medal
Mary Lou Retton
Second American woman to win the All Around Gold medal
Carly Patterson
Third American woman to win the All Around Gold medal; has her own fashion line as well as a Level 10 competition named in her honor.
Nastia Liukin
Fourth American woman to win the All Around Gold medal; nicknamed "Flying Squirrel" for high-flying release moves on the uneven bars.
Gabrielle Douglas
At the 1996 Olympics, this Chinese gymnast was nicknamed "Mighty Mo" for her power and grace--especially on the balance beam.
Mo Huilan
Infamous Romanian-born coach known for his enthusiasm and large presence.
Bela Karolyi
Universally accepted as the "Diva" of gymnastics, this Russian star struck gold at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics on the uneven bars
Svetlana Khorkina
In 1992, this gymnast for the Unified Team (post-Soviet Union) did not qualify for the All Around final. However, an "injured" teammate allowed for her to compete--and she took the gold.
Tatiana Gutsu
This shy Romanian gymnast once said, "Giving interviews is the most difficult thing about being a gymnast"
Gina Gogean
This American gymnast made it to the 2004 Games in Athens thanks to Pamela Anderson, who donated the travel fees.
Mohini Bhardwaj
This gymnast pioneered one of the most difficult vaults being performed today; she was also the 2000 Olympic All Around Champion after the disqualification of Andreea Raducan.
Simona Amanar
This Chinese gymnast was stripped of her medal in 2010 after it was discovered that she had been underage when she competed at the Olympics.
Dong Fangxiao
This gymnast's view on gymnasts demeanor was "First, don't cry. That's the worst thing a gymnast can do in training, because it can ruin your concentration and lead to injury. Second, always place the highest demands of yourself on the sport.
Rozalia Galieva
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Level 53
Dec 6, 2020
All of the rest of the gymnasts came up when I typed only the last name, except for Douglas. Just so you'll know.

No men included on this list. :(