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[post_page_title]Mary Lou Retton[/post_page_title]
Mary Lou Retton’s performance at the 1984 Olympics won her the gold medal for the all-around. But her performance wasn’t only special because it won gold, nor was it because she scored two perfect 10s on the vault (which is an incredible achievement as well), it’s because she became the first non-Eastern European to win the top spot in the all-around. The following year she became the youngest to be inducted into the USOC Olympic Hall of Fame.

Mary Lou Retton

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