Nadia Comaneci Quotes (15 quotes)
“I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.”
Letters to a Young Gymnast (2009 edition), Basic Books - ISBN: 9780786728657
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsNadia Comaneci
Born: November 12, 1961 (age 56)
Bio: Nadia Elena Comăneci is a Romanian gymnast, winner of three Olympic gold medals at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal and the first female gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event. She is also the winner of two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. She is one of the best-known gymnasts in the world.
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