Name: Nastia Liukin
Sport: Gymnastics
Discipline(s): Artistic Gymnastics
DOB: 10/30/1989
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Hometown: Parker, Texas
High School: Spring Creek Academy
College: New York University
Olympic Experience
  • Five-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 3 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Beijing 2008, gold (individual all-around), silver (team all-around, bars, beam), bronze (floor)
Personal: Daughter of Valeri and Anna Luikin…Coached by her father, Valeri, who won two Olympic gold medals for the Soviet Union in 1988…Her mother, Anna, was the 1987 rhythmic gymnastics world champion…Named the 2005 USA Gymnastics' Women's Athlete of the Year, 2008 United States Sports Academy Female Athlete of the Year, 2008 USA Gymnastics' Sportswoman of the Year and 2008 Women's Sports Foundation's individual Sportswoman of the Year...At the time of her induction to the USOPC Hall of Fame, she served as a member of the USOPC’s Athletes' Advisory Council...Dedicated to serving and empowering the next generation of women to pursue their dreams and inspire others through her startup app, Grander…Created the Nastia Liukin Cup.