Women of Sports: The best of the best in gymnastics
An introduction to women's gymnastics is followed by a brief history which focuses on some of the sport's past stars and pioneers. Each of eight chapters features an athlete with information on her early on her early life, how she got to where she is today, her athletic accomplishments, quotes from her and about her, a tip or playing technique, statistical charts, and, most important, a defining moment in her athletic career. Featured athletes are Simona Aminar, Vanessa Atler, Dominique Dawes, Ling Jie, Svetlana Khorkina, Kristin Maloney, Shannon Miller, Dominique Moceanu. The final chapter of the book will look at the future of the sport and identify some up-and-coming stars.
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1994 Silver Medalist 1996 Olympic Gold 1998 Gold Medalist 1998 Goodwill Games Achievement American Classic American Cup American gymnastics Amy Chow athletes Atlanta began Bela Karolyi bronze medal China coach compete Competition 1996 Competition 1997 Gold competitive gymnastics competitor crowd Dominique Dawes Dominique Moceanu Dominique's elite-level European Championships Exercise 1998 Gold fans favorite finished second Floor Exercise 1996 Getting Personal gold medal gold-medal performance individual medals International Team Championships Kerri Strug Kim Zmeskal Kris's Latynina Magnificent Seven meet moves Nadia Comaneci national team Nunno Olga Korbut Olympic Bronze Medalist Olympic Gold Medalist Olympic team parents Romanian routine Russian Championships says score season Shannon Miller Simona Amanar Soviet Union sport squad star Summer Games Svetlana Khorkina Team Competition 1995 Team USA teammates top gymnast tough U.S. Championships U.S. Olympic Festival U.S. team Uneven Bars 1996 Vanessa Atler vault win gold women women's gymnastics won a gold young gymnasts