Nadia Hategan’s birthday (b. 1979)
2016: Daniela Druncea (ROU), a 2007 World Team Member, wins bronze in Rio 2016 in a completely different sport: Rowing.
Terin Humphrey’s birthday (b. 1986)
Lilia Podkopayeva’s (b. 1978) and Diana Chelaru’s (b. 1993) birthdays.
1995: Dominique Moceanu becomes the youngest U.S. All-Around National Champion at the age of 13.
2004: Carly Patterson becomes the first U.S. gymnast to win the All-Around Olympic Title at a fully attended Olympics.
2010: Viktoria Komova becomes the first ever Youth Olympic All-Around Champion.
Catalina Ponor’s birthday (b. 1987) Ever wondered how many times has she retired?
2003: The Australian Team wins their only World Team Medal, a bronze.
2011: Rebecca Bross dislocates her knee-cap on vault (double twisting Yurchenko) during the second night of U.S. Nationals.
2004: Émilie Le Pennec becomes France’s only Olympic Champion with her gold on the uneven bars.
2010: Diana Bulimar celebrates her 15th birthday by winning silver on Floor at the First Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
2015: Two time Olympian for East Germany, Erika Zuchold passes away in Asunción, Paraguay at the age of 68
2003: Chellsie Memmel and Hollie Vise tie for gold at the World Uneven Bars Final.
2002: Rio de Janeiro is awarded the 2007 Pan-American Games