Elizabeth Tweddle (b. 1985), Courtney McCool (b. 1988) and Sui Lu’s (b. 1992) birthdays.
2015: Natalia Bobrova independent Russia first ever World Medallist (Bronze on Floor at the 1993 World Championships) passes away from stomach cancer in Telaviv, Israel.
Allana Slater’s (AUS) birthday (b. 1984)
Zsofia Kovac’s (HUN) birthday (b. 2000)
Gabriella Faehnrich’s (GDR) birthday (b. 1968)
Katja Abel’s (GER) birthday (b. 1983). Did you know she was the first gymnast to medal at Europeans for Unified Germany.
2011: Aliya Mustafina tears her ACL on an Amanar vault at the European Championships All-Around competition. She never competed the Amanar again.
Isabelle Severino’s (FRA) birthday (b. 1980)
Alla Sosnitskaya (b. 1997) & Loan His’ (b. 1999) birthday’s
Elena Grosheva’s (RUS) birthday (b. 1979)
1997: Mary Lou Retton welcomes her second daughter McKenna Kelley who in 2014 tied for the Nastia Liukin Cup Title.
Yulia Inshina’s (AZE) birthday (b. 1995)
2016: Shawn Johnson marries Andrew East in Franklin, Tennessee
2015: Giulia Steingruber becomes the first Swiss gymnast ever to win the All-Around Title at a European Championships. (Watch her Floor Routine)
2017: Carly Patterson announces she’s pregnant.
Steffi Kraker’s (b. 1960), Deng Linlin’s (b. 1992) & Janine Berger’s (b. 1996) birthdays
Laura Van Leeuwen’s (b. 1986), Ekaterina Kramarenko’s (b. 1991) & Teja Belak’s (b. 1994) birthdays.
2017: Teja Belak celebrates her 23rd birthday by competing at the European Vault final in Cluj-Napoca where she placed 7th.
2017: Catalina Ponor wins her fifth European Beam Title. (Watch her Beam Routine)