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Mary Lou Retton- "As simple as it sounds, we all must try to be the best person we can: by making the best choices, by making the most of the talents we've been given". First American to win the all-around gymnastics title at the 1984 Olympics in LA.Also took home medals in 4 other events in those Games: silver in team competition and vault, bronze in uneven bars & floor exercise, & was named SI's "Sportswoman of the Year." Photo: Andy Hayt/SI


Meet The Badass 16-Year-Old Boricua Repping The U.S. At The Olympics. She’s the first U.S.-born Latina to make the team since 1984. Laurie Hernández.

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1984 - Mary Lou Retton

FROM THE PAST ~ 1984 - Mary Lou Retton Gymnastics, Los Angeles Summer Olympics Mary Lou Retton took first in overall, women's gymnastics, at the 1984 Olympics.


GOLD FOR USA! SHE'S DONE IT! Simone Biles dazzles on the floor to earn gold in her final event of the Rio Olympics. Via SportsCenter · 8/16/16


Laurie Hernandez is the first U.S.-born Latina to compete on the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team since 1984. Good luck, Laurie! ‪#‎ImWithHernandez‬


How could they take away this beautiful, this most perfect thing from us, the one thing that separated our sport from the others? BELA KAROLYI, former gymnastics coach to Olympic gold-medal winner Mary Lou Retton, lamenting changes to gymnastics scoring that eliminate the perfect 10 Retton was awarded in 1984