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Summary

Nadia Comaneci is a famous Athlete from Romania, she is 52 years old and still alive, born November 12, 1961.

Biography

Nadia Elena Comăneci (born in Onești, Romania) is a former Romanian gymnast such as won five Olympic gold medals during his career.

She had her international breakthrough in the European Championships 1975 in Skien, where she as a 13-year-old almost made a clean sweep. She won gold overall, and won all the individual machines except freestanding.

During the Olympic Games 1976 in Montreal, Comaneci attained the first gymnast in the Olympics, the perfect score of 10.0. She repeated this company six times during competitions, and went from Montreal with three gold, one silver and one bronze in the luggage.

During the 1980 Olympics in Moscow, she took two gold and two silver medals. Nadia Comaneci is one of the most prominent founders turn over time, according to some the greatest.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Nadia.

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Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadia_Comaneci

Famous quotes by Nadia Comaneci (15)


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"My marriage to my husband, Bart Conner in 1996 is my proudest personal moment"
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"I have had a few turning points, the first day I entered a gymnastics school at age 6"
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"I ended up in the US for a month or so, before moving to Montreal with some Romanian friends"
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"I like to tell young people to work hard for your goals and live in the moment"
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"I worked hard in gymnastics since the time I was six years old until I retired at 23 years of age"
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"Of course, I grew up in Communist Romania, but I am happy to say that now our country is democratic, and prospering, since the revolution in 1989"
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"I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet"
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"I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives"
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"You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people"
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"Hard work has made it easy. That is my secret. That is why I win"
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"As an Olympic champion gymnast, I have always stayed involved in my sport"
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"We are not coaching on a daily basis because we often travel with our charity and commercial interests"
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"One of the most difficult times in my life was when I escaped from Romania in November of 1989"
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"My parents were very loving, but disciplinarians"
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"Of course, most people remember that I received the first perfect 10 in Olympic gymnastics competition"


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