Then and now – successful female gymnasts from the USA and abroad

Then and now – successful female gymnasts from the USA and abroad

Gymnastics is one of the most ancient sports of in the world, even dating back to the ancient Greeks. Today, gymnastics is an equal opportunity sport for everyone. We wanted to find out more about the women taking this sport to new heights.
[post_page_title]Jamie Dantzscher – Then[/post_page_title]
Jamie Dantzscher was one of the biggest gymnastics stars back at the turn of the 21st century. Dantzscher took the United States Women’s Gymnastics team to great heights, helping the American team reach fourth place in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

However, the team retroactively won the bronze medal in 2010 after it was revealed that the Chinese, who came in third place, had lied about the ages of several of its competitors.
[post_page_title]Jamie Dantzscher – Now[/post_page_title]
Dantzscher continued to excel in gymnastics, competing in college at UCLA. She was amazingly voted to the All-American every year of her undergraduate career, and won gold in seven NCAA championships.

Dantzscher currently coaches gymnastics and has stayed close to the sport. Dantzscher’s name has been in the news due to her allegations of abuse at the hands of several of her coaches, including former US women’s gymnastics coach Béla Károlyi.

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