The Most Famous College Gymnast: A Ranking of Noteworthy Individuals

Choose the college gymnast you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 08:08
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Who Is the Most Famous College Gymnast?

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    Biles is considered by many as the greatest gymnast of all time, having won four consecutive all-around titles at the World Championships and four Olympic gold medals. She also competed for the Baylor University gymnastics team before turning professional.
    Simone Biles in other rankings
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    Ross was a member of the "Fierce Five" team that won gold at the 2012 Olympics. She also won NCAA team and individual titles while competing for UCLA.
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    Liukin won five Olympic medals in 2008, including the all-around gold. She also competed for the University of Oklahoma gymnastics team.
    Nastia Liukin in other rankings
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    Johnson won four Olympic medals in 2008, including the balance beam gold. She also competed for the University of Florida gymnastics team.
    Shawn Johnson in other rankings
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    Jordyn Wieber
    Brian D Herrington · CC BY-SA 3.0
    Wieber won Olympic gold with the "Fierce Five" team in 2012, and also won a World all-around title in 2011. She later became the head coach of the University of Arkansas gymnastics team.
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    Maggie Nichols
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    Nichols was a member of the gold medal-winning US team at the 2015 World Championships, and won multiple NCAA titles while competing for the University of Oklahoma.
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    Ohashi's viral floor routine at UCLA in 2019 made her an internet sensation, and she won numerous NCAA titles during her college career.
    Katelyn Ohashi in other rankings
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    Bridget Sloan
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    Sloan won Olympic silver in 2008 and three NCAA titles while competing for the University of Florida.
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    Skinner was a member of the US team at the 2014 World Championships and won multiple NCAA titles while competing for the University of Utah.
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    Peszek won Olympic silver with the "Fierce Five" team in 2012 and multiple NCAA titles while competing for UCLA. She is now a commentator and analyst for gymnastics events.

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Ranking factors for famous college gymnast

  1. Performance
    How successful was the gymnast during their college career? Did they win individual and/or team championships?
  2. Records
    How many records did they set during their college career? Did they break any long-standing records?
  3. Awards
    Did they win any major awards, such as the NCAA Gymnast of the Year, the Honda Sports Award, and the AAI Award?
  4. Impact
    How much of an impact did they have on their team and the college gymnastics community as a whole? Did they inspire others to take up the sport?
  5. Popularity
    How well-known is the gymnast? Did they have a large social media following or receive media attention outside of gymnastics?
  6. Legacy
    How has the gymnast's performance and impact on the sport of college gymnastics continued to be felt today?

About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous college gymnast. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or gymnast is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!

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A participant may cast an up or down vote for each gymnast once every 24 hours. The rank of each gymnast is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most famous college gymnast

College gymnastics has been a popular sport in the United States for several decades. Over the years, we have seen many talented gymnasts compete at the collegiate level and leave a lasting impact on the sport. From Olympic gold medalists to NCAA champions, college gymnastics has produced some of the most famous gymnasts in the world. But who among them stands out as the most famous? In this article, we will explore the top contenders and let our readers decide who deserves the title of the most famous college gymnast.

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