The Story of Nadia Comaneci, Gymnastics' Perfect 10 Icon

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Born Nadia Elena Comăneci Conner, known professionally as Nadia Comăneci, she is a Romanian retired gymnast and a five-time Olympic gold medalist, all in individual events.
In 1976, at the age of 14, Comăneci was the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10.0 at the Olympic Games.
During those games, she received a total of seven 10.0 scores and won three gold medals. One of the gold medals was in the all-around event. She also won a silver, and a bronze medal.
Nowadays, Comaneci lives in Norman, Oklahoma, with her husband Bart Conner. They own and operate the Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy, training more than 1,000 students.

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