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Mary Lou Retton, gold medal gymnast

by Hal Lundgren

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympic Games (23rd : 1984 : Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Gymnasts,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    Recounts the professional life of sixteen-year-old Mary Lou Retton, who won five medals in the 1984 Olympics.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Hal Lundgren
    SeriesSports stars
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV460.2.R47 L86 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24756627M
    ISBN 100516043463
    LC Control Number84029313

    In the summer of ’84, at Mary Lou Retton became the first American woman ever to win a gold medal in gymnastics, and instantly was turned into the most marketable product to come out of. Mary Lou Retton with her daughter Skyla in May (Skyla / Instagram) Mary Lou Retton Facts. She was in the sophomore year of high school when she competed in the Olympics and delivered a stunning haul that included a gold medal and 2 silver medals.

      She is known as Mary Lou Retton by trade. She was the first American woman ever to win the all-around gold medal at the Olympics, and for twenty years she was the only one to do so. She also became the first female gymnast to win the individual all-around gold from outside Eastern Europe. She was named Sports Illustrated the Sportswoman of the.   In fact, Carly Patterson, the first gymnast to win an all-around gold at the Olympics since Retton, was coached by Evgeny Marchenko, a former Soviet champion in sports acrobatics. So will we ever have another Mary Lou Retton, a gymnast so famous that she can appear in a Super Bowl commercial 30 years after her win? Probably : Dvora Meyers.

      Mary Lou is known to be the first female gymnast outside of Eastern Europe to win the all around gold medal. She has more medals than any athlete during the Olympics (“Mary Lou Retton Biography.”) She says that her gymnastics role model was Nadia Comaneci, who also scored a .   Check out more on Mary Lou Retton wiki, age, daughters, family, net worth, children, and height. The retired American gymnast, Mary Lou, has four children. All of her children are daughters. Mary stands at a small height of only 4 feet and 9 inches.


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