For the first time ever GymnasticsVille.com will be ranking the Top 64 USA 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 won a medal 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. 52-64
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64. Alexander Naddour
Stats & Info: Naddour won the bronze medal on pommel horse at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. This was the first medal on pommel horse in 33 years by a U.S. male gymnast. Naddour was an alternate for Team USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. He is a four-time national champion and a two-time World finalist.
63. Phoebe Mills
Stats & Info: At the 1988 Seoul Olympics, Mills won the bronze medal on balance beam. She was the only American gymnast to bring home a medal. She was a member of the 1987 World Team and was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2000.
62. Peter Kormann
Stats & Info: In the 1976 Olympics, Kormann won a bronze medal on the floor. He won the Nissen Award in 1977 competing for Southern Connecticut State University. Korman was head coach for the 1996 and 2000 Olympics.
61. Jair Lynch
Stats & Info: Lynch won a silver medal on parallel bars at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. He attended Stanford University and was a part of the 1992 and 1993 NCAA Championship teams. Lynch was also a member of the 1992 Olympic team.
60. Kai Wen Tan
Stats & Info: At the 2008 London Olympic Games, Tan was a member of the bronze medal winning U.S. men’s team. He is a three-time national still rings champion and made the 2005, 2006, and 2007 World Team. Tan is also a six-time All-America for Penn State.
59. Joesph Hagerty
Stats & Info: Haggerty’s performance at the 2008 Summer Olympics in London aided the U.S. men to win the bronze medal. He is the 2008 National high bar champion and All-around bronze medalist.
58. Elise Ray
Stats & Info: Ray earned a bronze medal as a remember of the 2000 Olympic U.S. women’s team. In college she competed for the University of Michigan and won the 2001 NCAA All-Around title.
57. Alexander Artemov
Stats & Info: Artemev was a member of the bronze medal-winning U.S. team at the 2008 Olympic Games. He is the 2006 all-around U.S. national champion.
56. Kristen Maloney
Stats & Info: Maloney was a member of the 2000 Olympic bronze medal winning U.S. womens team. She attended UCLA and earned All-American honors and scored several perfect tens.
55. Tasha Schwikert Warren
Stats & Info: Schwikert Warren helped the U.S. women win a bronze medal at the 2000 Olympic Games. At the 2001 World Gymnastics Championships she won a team gold medal. Schwikert Warren is a two-time U.S. senior national all-around champion and a two-time NCAA all-around national champion.
54. Justin Spring
Stats & Info: Spring helped the U.S. men capture a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in London. He is a four-time NCAA Champion winning a pair of titles on high bar in both 2004 and 2006 and back-to-back crowns on parallel bars in 2005 and 2006. Spring is currently head coach for the University of Illinois.
53. Raj Bhavsar
Stats & Info: Bhavsar earned a bronze medal as a member of the 2008 Olympic U.S. men’s team. He was also a member of the 2001 and 2003 World Team. At Ohio State University, Bhavsar won the NCAA All-Around title in 2002.
52. Jamie Dantzscher
Stats & Info: Dantzcher, was a team captain and 2000 Olympic bronze medal winning U.S. womens team. After the Olympics, Dantzscher joined the UCLA Bruins gymnastics team. During her NCAA career, she achieved 28 perfect ten scores, setting a school record that has yet to be broken.