Nadia Comăneci


Nadia Comăneci-THE GYMNAST

At the age of 14, Comăneci became one of the stars of the1976 summer Olympics in Montreal. During the team compulsory portion of the competition on July 18, her routine on the uneven bars was awarded a perfect 10. It was the first time in modern Olympic gymnastics history that the score had ever been awarded. When Omega SA, the traditional Olympics scoreboard manufacturer, asked before the 1976 games whether four digits would be necessary for gymnastics, it was told that a perfect 10.00 was not possible.Nadia's perfect marks were thus displayed as 1.00 instead. The crowd was at first confused, but soon understood.
Nadia Comaneci - First Perfect 10 | Montreal 1976 Olympics