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Mary Lou Retton
Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


Mary Lou Retton Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age
Gymnast

Height

: 145 cm / 4 ft 10 in tall

Birthday

: 24 January 1968

Birthplace

: Fairmont, West Virginia, US

Age

: 53 years old Comment

Sign

: Aquarius

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  • Former american gymnast

Height


How tall is Mary Lou Retton?145 cm / 4 ft 10 in
Weight 45 kg / 99 lbs Comment
Born:24 January 1968 Comment
How old is Mary Lou Retton in 2021? / Age: 53 years
Where was Mary Lou Retton born?Fairmont, West Virginia, US
Residence:Houston, US
Zodiac sign:Aquarius
Nationality:American
Hair color:Brown
Eyes color:Brown



 Who is Mary Lou Retton? / Facts   


  • She won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals
  • She was the first ever American woman to win the all-around gold medal at the Olympics and was the only one to do so for twenty years
  • She is credited with being a pioneering figure in American women's gymnastics, including by the four American women who have since equaled her feat consecutively: Carly Patterson (Athens in 2004), Nastia Liukin (2008 in Beijing), Gabby Douglas (2012 in London), and Simone Biles (2016 in Rio de Janeiro)
  • Twice during that span, Americans also took silver as part of a one-two finish: Shawn Johnson in 2008 and Aly Raisman in 2016
  • Furthermore, prior to Retton's Olympic triumph, no American woman had won all-around gold at the World Championships; since then, seven Americans have done so a combined ten times - in chronological order, Kim Zmeskal, Shannon Miller (twice), Chellsie Memmel, Shawn Johnson, Bridget Sloan, Jordyn Wieber and Biles (three times)

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