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American Mary Lou Retton Claims All Around Title

At the Olympic Games in Los Angeles 1984, American young Mary Lou Retton, executed breathtaking performances to claim the all-around gold by just 0.05 points, becoming the first American woman to win this event. Retton went on to win four more medals at these Games, 2 silver (vault and all-around team) and 2 bronze medals (uneven bars and floor). Artistic Gymnastics All Around Women's Final - Los Angeles 1984 Summer Olympics - Mary Lou Retton (USA), Ecaterina Szabo (ROU), Simona Pauca (ROU)

American Mary Lou Retton Claims All Around Title

At the Olympic Games in Los Angeles 1984, American young Mary Lou Retton, executed breathtaking performances to claim the all-around gold by just 0.05 points, becoming the first American woman to win this event. Retton went on to win four more medals at these Games, 2 silver (vault and all-around team) and 2 bronze medals (uneven bars and floor). Artistic Gymnastics All Around Women's Final - Los Angeles 1984 Summer Olympics - Mary Lou Retton (USA), Ecaterina Szabo (ROU), Simona Pauca (ROU)