Who won the all-around gymnastics gold medal in 2008?

Who won the all-around gymnastics gold medal in 2008?

Nastia Liukin
15, 2008 – Nastia Liukin of Parker, Texas, and Shawn Johnson of West Des Moines, Iowa, won the gold and silver medals, respectively, at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, becoming the first U.S. women to go 1-2 in the all-around at an Olympic Games.

Who was the best gymnast in 2008?


Shawn Johnson 15.100
Nastia Liukin 15.200
Chellsie Memmel
Samantha Peszek

What are gymnastics gold medals worth?

Based on CNBC’s report back in 2018, for 2016 Rio Olympics each gold medal was worth $37,500 as incentive, and a silver medal was worth $22,500 and a bronze medal guaranteed each athlete close to $15,000, not bad for a third-place finish in an Olympic event.

Did the US gymnastics team win gold in 2008?

20, 2008 – At the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the United States amassed with its greatest medal haul since the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The medal tally of 10 – two gold, six silver and two bronze – is the most earned by the USA in gymnastics in a non-boycotted Olympic Games.

How old was Nastia Liukin in the 2008 Olympics?

age 17
Four years later, at age 17, Liukin finally was old enough to compete in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games — and she made the most of the opportunity.

How much do Simone Biles get paid?

How much did Simone Biles earn in 2021? Surprisingly, she made just $0.1 million with her on the court performances. However, she racked up different endorsement deals last year with earning over $10 million off-court. Altogether, she earned $10.1 million in 2021.

Is Simone Biles married?

The happy couple announced the news on Instagram on Tuesday after first going public with their relationship in August 2020.

Who won beam in 2008 Olympics?

Shawn Johnson
It was Aug. 19, 2008 when Shawn Johnson of West Des Moines won a gold medal on the balance beam at the Beijing Olympics. Shawn Johnson, then 16, waves to the crowd after winning gold in the balance beam on Aug. 19, 2008, at National Indoor Stadium during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Why didn’t Shawn Johnson attend the 2012 Olympics?

On June 3, 2012, Johnson ended her comeback for the 2012 Olympic team and retired because of continuing problems with her left knee.