Marta Karolyi

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Birthday
29, 1942
Birthplace
Romania
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Romania

About

Gymnastics coach who trained many U.S. Olympic champions with her husband.

Before Fame

She and her husband escaped from Romania in the early 1980s and became U.S. citizens.

Trivia

The news about her Olympic successes spread quickly, which helped her Houstan-based gym gain popularity.

Family Life

She married Bela Karolyi, who coached alongside her.

Associated With

One of her first students was Nadia Comaneci, the first Olympic gymnast to score a perfect 10.