World Champions in Artistic Gymnastics – Women's Team Competition

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  1. Shawn Johnson

    Shawn Johnson


    Shawn Machel Johnson (born January 19, 1992), is a retired American artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team, all-around and floor exercise silver medalist.

  2. Nastia Liukin

    Nastia Liukin


    Anastasia Valeryevna "Nastia" Liukin (Russian: Анастасия "Настя" Валерьевна Люкин; born October 30, 1989) is a retired Russian-American artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic individual all-around champion, the 2005 and 2007 world champion on the balance beam, and the 2005 world champion on the uneven bars. She is also a four-time all-around U.S. national champion, winning twice as a junior and twice as a senior. With nine World Championships medals, seven of them individual, Liukin is tied with Shannon Miller and Simone Biles for the second-highest tally of World Championship medals (among U.S. gymnasts). Liukin also tied Miller's record as the American gymnast having won the most medals in a single non-boycotted Olympic Games.

  3. Nadia Comaneci

    Nadia Comaneci


    Nadia Elena Comăneci (born November 12, 1961) is a former Romanian gymnast, winner of three Olympic gold medals at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal and the first female gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event. She also won two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. She is one of the best-known gymnasts in the world. In 2000 Comăneci was named as one of the Athletes of the Century by the Laureus World Sports Academy.

  4. Alicia Sacramone

    Alicia Sacramone


    Alicia Marie Quinn (née Sacramone) (/əˈlʃə ˌsækrəˈmni/; born December 3, 1987) is a retired American artistic gymnast.

  5. Carly Patterson

    Carly Patterson


    Carly Rae Patterson-Caldwell (born February 4, 1988) is an American singer and former gymnast. She is the 2004 Olympic All-Around Champion and a member of the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame. She currently lives in Allen, Texas.

  6. Olga Korbut

    Olga Korbut


    Olga Valentinovna Korbut (born May 16, 1955 in Grodno), also known as the "Sparrow from Minsk", is a former Belarusian gymnast who won four gold medals and two silver medals at the Summer Olympic Games, in which she competed in 1972 and 1976 for the Soviet team.

  7. McKayla Maroney

    McKayla Maroney


    McKayla Rose Maroney (born December 9, 1995) is an American artistic gymnast. She is a vaulting and floor exercise specialist. At the 2011 World Championships, she won gold medals in the team and vault competitions. She was a member of the gold medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics and was the 2012 Olympic vault silver medalist. She defended her World title and won the gold medal on vault at the 2013 World Championships, becoming the first U.S. female gymnast to defend a World Championships vault title. A photograph of her with a "not impressed" expression, taken after winning silver in the 2012 Olympics, became an Internet meme.

  8. Corina Ungureanu

    Corina Ungureanu


    Corina Georgiana Ungureanu (born August 29. 1980, Ploieşti, Romania) is a world-class Romanian artistic gymnast who competed internationally between 1993 and 1999. She was a member of two gold medal-winning World Championships teams and was the 1998 European Champion on the floor exercise.

  9. Aly Raisman

    Aly Raisman


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  10. Aliya Mustafina

    Aliya Mustafina


    Aliya Fargatovna Mustafina (Russian: Алия́ Фарга́товна Муста́фина, Tatar Cyrillic: Алия Фәрһәт кызы Мостафина, Latin: Aliä Färhät qızı Mostafina; born 30 September 1994) is a Tatar born-Russian artistic gymnast who is the 2010 World individual all-around champion, the 2012 Olympic uneven bars champion, the 2013 World balance beam champion and the 2013 European champion in the all-around and on the uneven bars. Mustafina was the most decorated gymnast (and athlete in general, save for swimmers), male or female, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, having won four medals including the silver in the team all-around, the bronze in the individual all-around final, the gold in the uneven bars final, and the bronze in the floor final.

  11. Jordyn Wieber

    Jordyn Wieber


    Jordyn Marie Wieber (born July 12, 1995) is a retired American artistic gymnast who was a member of the gold medal-winning US women's gymnastics teams at the 2011 World Championships and the 2012 Summer Olympics. She was also the 2011 world women's all-around champion.

  12. Gabby Douglas

    Gabby Douglas


    Gabrielle Christina Victoria "Gabby" Douglas (born December 31, 1995) is an American artistic gymnast. As a member of the U.S. Women's Gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, she won gold medals in both the individual all-around and team competitions. Douglas is the first African American woman in Olympic history to become the individual all-around champion, and the first American gymnast to win gold in both the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympics as well as being the only American all-around champion to win multiple gold medals. She was also a member of the gold-winning U.S. team at the 2011 World Championships.

  13. Kyla Ross

    Kyla Ross


    Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table. Kyla Briana Ross (born October 24, 1996) is an American artistic gymnast who was a member of the Fierce Five — the gold-medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Ross was also a member of the gold-medal-winning U.S. team at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. Individually, she is the 2013 world all-around silver medalist and the 2014 world all-around bronze medalist. She is also the 2013 world uneven bars and balance beam silver medalist.

  14. Aurelia Dobre

    Aurelia Dobre


    Aurelia Dobre (born November 16, 1972) is a former artistic gymnast from Romania and was the 1987 World All-Around Champion. She was also the 1987 World Champion on balance beam, and bronze medalist in the vault and floor exercise event finals, and scored a total of five "perfect 10's" at these championships. She is held in high esteem by many gymnastics fans for her clean technique as well as balletic and artistic qualities.

  15. Ludmilla Turishcheva

    Ludmilla Turishcheva


    Ludmilla Ivanovna Tourischeva (Russian: Людми́ла Ива́новна Тури́щева (alternative spellings: Ludmilla Turischeva; Ludmilla Tourischcheva; Ljudmila Ivanovna Turichtchieva;), born October 7, 1952) is a former Russian gymnast and a nine-time Olympic medalist for the Soviet Union.

  16. Natalia Shaposhnikova

    Natalia Shaposhnikova


    Natalia Vitalyevna Shaposhnikova (Russian: Наталья Витальевна Шапошникова), (born June 24, 1961), married name Natalia Sout, was a Soviet gymnast, two-time Olympic Champion, Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR. She was born in Rostov on Don, Soviet Union. She was known for her risky and original skills along with her expressive choreography, especially on beam and floor.

  17. Anna Dementyeva

    Anna Dementyeva


    Anna Yurievna Dementyeva (Russian: Анна Юрьевна Дементьева; born 28 December 1994 in Samara, Russia) is a Russian artistic gymnast. She is the 2011 European all-around and beam champion, and a world gold medalist with the team.

  18. Svetlana Boginskaya

    Svetlana Boginskaya


    Svetlana Leonidovna Boginskaya (Belarusian: Святлана Леанідаўна Багінская; born February 9, 1973) is a Soviet/Unified Team/Belarusian gymnast. She was called the "Belarusian Swan" and the "Goddess of Gymnastics" because of her height, balletic grace, and long lines. Her last name derives from "boginya" ("богиня") literally meaning "goddess" in Russian. She is especially renowned for the drama and artistry she displayed on floor exercise. Boginskaya is a three-time Olympic Champion, winning an individual gold medal in Vault at the 1988, and team golds in 1988 and 1992.

  19. Claudia Presecan

    Claudia Presecan


    Claudia Maria Presăcan (born December 28, 1979 in Sibiu) is a world-class Romanian artistic gymnast who competed at the senior international level between 1994 and 2000. She was a three-time team gold medalist at the World Championships with the Romanian team and was also a member of the gold medal-winning Romanian squad at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

  20. Elena Mukhina

    Elena Mukhina


    Elena Vyacheslavovna Mukhina (Russian: Елена Вячеславовна Мухина; first name sometimes rendered "Yelena", last name sometimes rendered "Muchina"; June 1, 1960 – December 22, 2006), born in Moscow, Russian SFSR, was a Soviet gymnast who won the All-Around title at the 1978 World Championships at Strasbourg, France. Her career was on the rise and she was widely touted as the next great gymnastics star until a 1979 broken leg left her out of several competitions, and the recovery from that injury combined with pressure to master a dangerous and difficult tumbling move (the Thomas salto) caused her to break her neck just two weeks before the opening of the 1980 Summer Olympics, leaving her permanently quadriplegic just one month past the age of 20.

  21. Ksenia Semenova

    Ksenia Semenova


    Ksenia Andreyevna Semyonova (Russian: Ксения Андреевна Семёнова; born October 20, 1992, in Novomoskovsk, Russia) is a retired Russian artistic gymnast. She is the 2007 world champion on the uneven bars, the 2008 European champion on the uneven bars and the balance beam, and the 2009 European all-around champion. She also won a gold medal with the Russian team at the 2010 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. She represented Russia at the 2008 Summer Olympics where she finished fourth in the team competition, fourth in the all-around, and sixth in the uneven bars final.

  22. Samantha Peszek

    Samantha Peszek


    Samantha Nicole Peszek (born December 14, 1991 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American gymnast. She was a member of the United States' silver-winning 2008 Olympic women's gymnastics team. Currently, she competes in NCAA Gymnastics for the UCLA Bruins. She is a 17-time All-American, the 2011 NCAA balance beam champion and the 2015 NCAA all around co-champion.

  23. Courtney Kupets

    Courtney Kupets


    Courtney Anne Kupets (born July 27, 1986 in Bedford, Texas) is an American gymnast. She is best known for her 2003 and 2004 all-around national championships (with Carly Patterson as co-champion in 2004); her membership on the 2002 and 2003 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships and 2004 Olympic teams; and her individual bronze medal on the uneven bars at the 2004 Olympics.

  24. Tatiana Gutsu

    Tatiana Gutsu


    Tatiana Konstantinivna Gutsu (Ukrainian: Тетяна Константинівна Гуцу, Romanian: Тatiana Guţu; born September 5, 1976 in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR) is a Ukrainian (and former Soviet) gymnast, winner of the 1992 Olympic all-around title. Renowned as a trickster, the routines she performed were some of the most difficult ever in the sport. Fifteen years after her debut, few Olympic gymnasts perform beam and floor routines as difficult as hers.

  25. Simona Amanar

    Simona Amanar


    Simona Amânar (born October 7, 1979 in Constanţa) is a Romanian former gymnast. She is a seven-time Olympic medalist and a ten-time world medalist. Amânar helped Romania to win four consecutive world team titles (1994–1999) as well as the 2000 Olympic team title. She has a vault named after her, the Amanar. She was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2007. The hallmarks of Amânar's gymnastics include her powerful vaulting skills and consistency. Later in her career she was considered weak on the uneven bars, her scores declining after she tied for the European title in 1996.

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