Since 1928, we have watched some of the world's most talented gymnasts leap, flip and twirl their way to Olympic gold. From the balance beam to the uneven bars, these poised athletes have balanced artistry and athleticism to win medals and the public's hearts. From legends like Nadia Comaneci and Olga Korbut to favorites like Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin, Biography looks at the famous gymnasts who have earned Olympic medals.
Simone Biles says she was sexually assaulted by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar. She implied the abuse was similar to allegations made by more than 140 women. Nassar pleaded guilty to a series of sex crimes in 2017 but denied recent accusations.