Here's Comaneci's floor routine from 1976. Which is amazing and impressive.
But then watch Biles from 2016, and your jaw will drop.
There's simply no comparison.
Nadia took the standard of the day and pushed it significantly further, and did so with incredible technical precision.
Edited to add: It's the first line of your post that I take most issue with. While technology, nutrition, and financial resources have changed all sports significantly, it does not make today's athletes "better". It means they have had more opportunities to improve.
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