Nadia Comaneci, who scored the first perfect 10 in Olympic gymnastics history at the Montreal Games in 1976. (She's also famous for doing her floor exercise routine to the theme song from "The Young and the Restless".)
50 stunning Olympic moments: Fanny Blankers-Koen's quadruple gold medal triumph – in pictures
Credit: Bettmann/Corbis Due to a pre-Games stipulation athletes could only enter a maximum of 3 individual events, Blankers-Koen elected for the 100m, 200m and 80m hurdles. Her first event was the 100m and she easily qualified for the final. The final itself was equally as emphatic, with her surging ahead of Dorothy Manley in the final stages and crossing the line 3 yards ahead of the British runner. Fanny won gold with a time of 11.9 seconds, 0.3 seconds ahead of Manley and Australia's...
I remember watching the Montreal Olympics. My interest stemmed from the fact that it was the first games held in my home country of Canada and the second was the amazing things taking place in gymnastics.