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Co·ma·neci(kō′mä-nēch′), Nadia Born 1961.
Romanian-born gymnast. In 1976 she became the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 at the Olympic games. She defected to the United States in 1989.
(Biography) Nadia. born 1961, Romanian gymnast: gold medal winner in the 1976 Olympic Games where she became the first female gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10; defected to the US in 1989