Here’s a fun fact. The sport of gymnastics has been active in the Olympics since the 1896 Games. Every 4 years, the competitive world of gymnastics welcomes the world’s top competitors. Gymnasts take to the vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise with greatness and grace, exemplifying new and impressive skills, leaving everyone’s jaws dropped in admiration. From the era of Russian superstar Svetlana Khorkina and Svetlana Boginskaya to the most recent Fierce Five champions, the sport of gymnastic is continuously the most-viewed in the Olympic games.

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2. Nastia Lukin

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3. Gabby Douglas

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4. Svetlana Khorkina

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5. Kerri Strug

As some of the best gymnast from around the world are gearing up for these summer Games, let’s take a look at the greatest gymnasts in Olympic history:

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1. Nadia Comaneci