For the first time ever GymnasticsVille.com will be ranking the Top 64 USA Gymnastics Olympians of All-Time. The Olympians conducted in this years ranking is from 1950 up to Rio 2016. In order to be considered in these ranking an Olympian must have medaled at least once at the Games.
We will continue our countdown of the top 64 U.S. Olympians over the next week. If you want to get involved in the discussion or just follow along, use the twitter hashtag #GymnastRank You can also follow along @gymnasticsville and on Facebook.
Here are Nos. 42-51
#GymnastRank U.S. Olympians: 42-51
51. Wendy Bruce
Stats & Info: Bruce was a member of the 1992 Olympic bronze medal U.S. women’s gymnastics team. She was also on the 1989 World team which competed in Stuttgart, Germany.
50. Betty Okino
Stats & Info: Okino helped the American team win their first Olympic team medal, a bronze, in a fully attended Games, qualified for the balance beam event final, and placed 12th in the all-around.
49. Kim Zmeskal-Burdette
Stats & Info: Zmeskal was a member of the 1992 Olympic bronze medal winning U.S. womens team. She also finished 10th in the all-around final.
48. Trent Dimas
Stats & Info: Dimas competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona where he received a gold medal on horizontal bar. Dimas is also the only Hispanic American ever to win a gold medal on the horizontal bar.
47. Michelle Dusserre
Stats & Info: Dusserre was a member of the 1984 Summer Olympics and won a silver medal in the team competition.
46. Courtney McCool
Stats & Info: McCool was a member of the 2004 Olympic silver medal U.S. women’s gymnastics team. From 2007–2010, McCool competed for the University of Georgia. In that time, the team won three NCAA national titles.
45. Blaine Wilson
Stats & Info: Wilson helped the U.S. men’s team win a silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games. He is also won five consecutive national all-around titles.
44. Mohini Bhardwaj
Stats & Info: Bhardwaj earned a silver medal with the American team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She is the first Indian-American gymnast to medal at the Olympics.
43. Pamela Bileck
Stats & Info: Bileck was a member of the 1984 Summer Olympics and won a silver medal in the team competition. She was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2006.
42. Bridget Sloan:
Stats & Info: Sloan is a silver medalist with the American team at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She is the 2009 world champion in the all-around.