Mary Lou Retton

1968 - Today

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Mary Lou Retton (born January 24, 1968) is an American retired gymnast. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, she won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Lou Retton has received more than 2,418,253 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Mary Lou Retton is the 81st most popular gymnast (up from 84th in 2019), the 12,398th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,479th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Gymnast.

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Among gymnasts, Mary Lou Retton ranks 81 out of 181Before her are Oksana Chusovitina, Yevgeniya Kanayeva, Anna Bessonova, Vladimir Artemov, Kōji Gushiken, and Kōhei Uchimura. After her are Cătălina Ponor, Simona Păucă, Lavinia Miloșovici, Simona Amânar, Epke Zonderland, and Irina Tchachina.

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Among people born in 1968, Mary Lou Retton ranks 527Before her are Reinaldo Vicente Simão, Chen Jing, Martin Wagner, Kristen Cloke, Antonio Davis, and Traci Bingham. After her are Christophe Ohrel, Ken Marino, Svenja Schulze, James Patrick Stuart, David Gray, and Bjarne Goldbæk.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Lou Retton ranks 12,398 out of 15,968Before her are Kevin Clash (1960), Teresa Graves (1948), Mike Flanagan (1978), MC Eiht (1971), Carlos Bocanegra (1979), and Joel Madden (1979). After her are Madison Beer (1999), Rhys Chatham (1952), Pete Domenici (1932), Brooklyn Lee (1989), John Otto (1977), and David Hayter (1969).

Among GYMNASTS In United States

Among gymnasts born in United States, Mary Lou Retton ranks 3Before her are Bart Conner (1958) and Simone Biles (1997). After her are Gabby Douglas (1995), McKayla Maroney (1995), Aly Raisman (1994), Shawn Johnson East (1992), Shannon Miller (1977), Julianne McNamara (1965), Peter Vidmar (1961), Alicia Sacramone (1987), and Paul Hamm (1982).