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Your Road to the Olympic Team - How to Become an Olympic Gymnast

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Become an Olympic Gymnast
Your Road to the Olympic Team - How to Become an Olympic Gymnast

Mary Lou Retton (USA) celebrates at the 1984 Olympics

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Gymnastics is one of the most popular sports in the Olympic Games, and star gymnasts often end up as household names. People all around the world know who Nadia, Olga and Mary Lou are, even without their last names.

Want to become an Olympic gymnast? Currently, women's artistic gymnastics, men's artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline are all Olympic events. Here’s how to get started.

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