American artistic gymnast who won an Olympic gold medal in the all-around individual gymnastics competition in 2008. She won a total of five medals at the 2008 Olympics, tying the record for most won by an American gymnast.
After the Soviet Union dissolved, she moved to the US at the age of two.
She won gold medals at the World Championships in 2005 and 2007. She founded the Nastia Liukin Cup in 2010.
Both of her parents were champion gymnasts for the Soviet Union. She became engaged to longterm boyfriend Matt Lombardi in June 2015.
Four years after she won the all-around individual gold medal, Gabby Douglas won it at the 2012 summer Olympics.