5th

2016: Alicia Sacramone welcomes  daughter Sloan Scott Quinn

8th

2008: The Beijing Olympics start on the iconic date 08/08/08.

12th

Marina Proskurina’s birthday (b. 1985)

2015: During the first day of U.S. Nationals Bailey Key wears the same leotard her coach Kim Zmeskal had worn at the U.S. Nationals in 1991

13th

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. 

14th

Terin Humphrey’s birthday (b. 1986)

15th

Lilia Podkopayeva’s (b. 1978) and Diana Chelaru’s (b. 1993) birthdays.

18th

1995: Dominique Moceanu becomes the youngest U.S. All-Around National Champion at the age of 13.

19th

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.

20th

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.

22nd

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

23rd

2003: Chellsie Memmel and Hollie Vise tie for gold at the World Uneven Bars Final.

24th

2002: Rio de Janeiro is awarded the 2007 Pan-American Games

25th

Natalia Kononenko’s (b. 1994) birthday

2009: Carly Patterson’s album “Back To The Beginning” is released. This is the only album Carly recorded.

26th

Yang Yilin’s birthday (b. 1992)

30th

2016: Vera Caslavska passes away in Prague at the age of 74.

31st

2013: Chellsie Memmel marries Kori Maier. They currently have two children, son Dashel and daughter Audrielle.

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