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Nadia Comaneci


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    Multumesc pentru această prezentare.Nadia s-a antrenat foarte mult la Scoala sportivă din Deva.Urări de bine
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  • Hello Ladyg,
    Well...I still remember Nadia Comaneci. She is one of the best-known gymnasts in the World. She was wonderful and very sweet girl too.
    Thank you for the beautiful tribute to Nadia Comaneci!!! Xeniya
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Nadia Comaneci

  1. 1. Famous Romanians Nadia Comaneci- A Legend of Romanian Gymnastics
  2. 3. <ul><li>    </li></ul><ul><li>  Nadia Comaneci was born in November 12, 1961 . </li></ul><ul><li>She was an active child who enjoyed running and jumping. </li></ul><ul><li>In fact, her love of jumping broke four of her family’s couches. </li></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>When Nadia was about 14 she scored the first perfect 10 at the Olympics in Women's Gymnastics . </li></ul>No person, especially such a small one, had ever scored a perfect 10 !
  4. 5. One announcer said she looked as if she was &quot;swimming in an ocean of air&quot;. The Olympics were taking place in Montreal, Canada , in 1976.
  5. 6. Because n o person had ever scored a perfect 10.00 , the scoreboard did not have enough room and it lit up a 1.00 (one).
  6. 7. At first, no one could understand the mistake, but all of a sudden, all made sense and the audience cheered.
  7. 8. Nadia left Montreal with seven perfect 10s, three gold medals, one silver medal and one bronze .
  8. 9. <ul><li>  Her coach described Nadia as the perfect pupil : </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;She knew no fear.“ </li></ul><ul><li>She walked across the balance beam like it was the sidewalk. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Nadia continued her successful career in the 1980 Moscow Olympics. During her career she won a total of five gold, three silver and one bronze medal.
  10. 11. She retired from competition in 1984 and became a judge and the coach of the Romanian national team.
  11. 12. <ul><li>In 1989 , she left Romania in the dead of night, leaving behind her precious medals and her family. </li></ul>
  12. 13. S he married Bart Conners , another Olympic champion. They have a son, Dylan, live in Oklahoma , U.S.A and run a gymnastics school.
  13. 14. She remains involved in Gymnastics and was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 1993.
  14. 15. <ul><li>   </li></ul>In 1994 Nadia donated $120,000 to the Romanian gymnastics team.
  15. 16. Music: Tina Turner, Simply the Best