The first AMERICAN gymnast to score a perfect '10' was Mitch Gaylord in 1984
The first olympic gymnast to get a perfect 10 was Albert Sequin. He got it on the sidehorse and his score was 10000.
The first gymnast to gain the first ever Perfect 10 was Nadia Comaneci. Who was from the country of Romania. She was 14 years old at the time. She scored the perfect ten not once, but seven times during the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. Nadia now lives in the state of Oklahoma and is married to Olympic gymnast Bart Connor.
Nadia Comaneci was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 in Olympic competition.
IT was Nadia Comaneci. When Nadia Comaneci, the Romanian gymnast, scored the first-ever perfect 10 in gymnastics at the 1976 Montreal Olympics, the scoreboard was not ready for this perfect score and showed only 1.00. Seven perfect 10s helped Nadia win 3 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal.
Albert Sequin. He was also the first to get a perfect 10.
The first female gymnast to get a full 10 on 10, is the Romanian gymnast Nadia Commenci.
Nadia Comaneci, A Romanian Gymnast, winner of 3 olympic gold medals was the first ever to achieve a perfect 10 in Gymnastics.
Albert Sequin was the first in 1924