"Mary Lou Retton"
Mary Lou Retton won the All-around gold medal in women's gymnastics at
the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, becoming
the first American woman ever to win a gold medal in gymnastics. She also won
silver medals for Team Vault, and bronze medals for uneven bars and floor
exercise. Her 5 medals were the most won by any athlete at the '84 Olympics. Photographed
at her home in Houston, Texas. For Olympic Legacy section looking back at the
stars of the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles on their 20th Anniversary.
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