Celebrated American gymnast who won several Olympic medals, including two golds at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
She went to Moscow at age 9 to study gymnastics further.
She won a combined total of 16 World Championship and Olympic medals.
She had a son, John Rocco, with John Falconetti, whom she married in August 2007.
She defeated Lilia Podkopayeva and Gina Gogean to win gold in the balance beam at the 1996 Olympics.