Nadia Comaneci is a Romanian gymnast, winner of five Olympic gold medals, and the first to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event. She is one of the most well-known gymnasts in the world and has helped popularize the sport around the world. She retired from competition in 1981.
In the world of gymnastics, Comaneci is the Honorary President of the Romanian Gymnastics Federation, the Honorary President of Romanian Olympic Committee, and Ambassador of Sports of Romania. She is an editor of “International Gymnast” magazine. She received the Olympic Order, the highest award given by the International Olympic Committee, twice. In 2003, her book, “Letters To A Young Gymnast”, was published.
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