Nastia Liukin

Gymnastics

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  • 2008
Name: Nastia Liukin
Sport:
Gymnastics
Discipline:
All-Around, Floor Exercise, Balance Beam, Uneven Bars, Vault, Team
Height:
5’3”
Current Residence:
Parker, Texas
College:
New York University

Olympic Experience:

  • 2008 Olympic Games, gold medal in women's all-around, silver medals in women's team, women's balance beam, women's uneven bars, bronze medal in women's floor exercise

Career Highlights:

  • 2012, U.S. Classic balance beam bronze medalist
  • 2008, Visa Championships balance beam and uneven bars gold medalist, all-around silver medalist
  • 2008, American Cup all-around gold medalist
  • 2007, World Championships balance beam and team gold medalist, uneven bars silver medalist
  • 2007, Visa Championships, uneven bars gold medalist, balance beam silver medalist, all-around bronze medalist
  • 2007, Pan American Games team gold medalist, balance beam and uneven bars silver medalist
  • 2006, World Championships uneven bars and team silver medalist
  • 2006, American Cup all-around gold medalist
  • 2005, World Championships balance beam and uneven bars gold medalist, all-around and floor exercise silver medalist
  • 2005, American Cup balance beam gold medalist (tied), uneven bars sixth place

Fun Facts: Her father and coach, Valeri, won two gold medals in the 1988 Olympic Games for the Soviet Union ... Her mother, Anna, was 1987 rhythmic gymnastics champion ... Favorite books are the Twilight series ... Favorite food is sushi ... At the 2008 Olympic Games she tied the U.S. gymnastics record of five medals at one Games (also held by Mary Lou Retton, 1984, and Shannon Miller, 1992)

Learn more: 
USA Gymnastics

 

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