Frederick, Marcia (1963–)
Frederick, Marcia (1963–)
American gymnast. Name variations: Marcia Frederick Blanchette. Born Jan 4, 1963, in Springfield, Massachusetts.
At 15, became 1st American woman to win a gold medal at world gymnastic championships (1978), scoring a 9.95 (with perfect score of 10 from 2 judges) for her performance on uneven bars, executing the 1st Stalder shoot with full pirouette ever completed in competition; was a member of women's Olympic team but could not compete in Moscow because of the US boycott (1980).
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