Nadia ComÄƒneci of Romania was the first female gymnast to score a perfect 10 in a major competition. She did so at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Albert Sequin was the first in 1924
He was the the first male gymnast to score a perfect 10 at the Olympics.
Nadia Comaneci of Romania.
Albert Sequin in 1924
The first AMERICAN gymnast to score a perfect '10' was Mitch Gaylord in 1984
Nadia Comaneci was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 in Olympic competition.
In her first Olympics Nadia Comaneci left with 7 perfect 10's, 3 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal.