In the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games Nadia Comaneci became the first gymnast in Olympic history to be awarded the perfect score of 10.0 for her performance on the uneven bars.

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Since 1896, athletics has been on the programme of each edition of the Games of the Olympiad. Its presence on the Games programme has allowed its popularity to increase across the world. This popularity was also strengthened by the creation of the IAAF in 1912. Women’s events appeared for the first time at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, while the men’s programme was standardised as of the 1932 Games in Los Angeles. Although at the beginning women were authorised to participate in only some events, today their programme is almost identical to that of the men.

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Author Since: Sep 20, 2018

  1. I was sitting across the street in a pub [I think it was Molly McGuires] with a house full of other Canadian troops across from the Montreal Forum when this pretty little girl completed her perfect "10" and believe when when we saw her magical feat on the pubs tv set …she literally brought the house down, guys were hooting and hollering the works. All that energy in that tiny little body was absolutely amazing.

  2. …bravo Nadia…RESPECT…fie ca DUMNEZEU sa te binecuvanteze….pacat ca vemurile ti-au fost vitrege…ai stiut sa aprinzi o flacara pt natiunea noasta…ai invins si un sistem de inapoiati….poate ca era bine sa te intorci inapoi in tara sa arati si sistemului de astazi care e mult mai infect inapoiatilor ce ne conduc de aproape 30 de ani ca sant si romani care stiu sa munceasca cinstit sa ajunga sus…RESPECT…Dumnezeu sa fie langa tine si familia ta vesnic….

  3. Back when gymnasts were skinny and natural yet still amazing not overly😥muscular midgets, there must be something wrong with the excessive conditioning gymnasts now have