Activities Sports & Athletics The Women's Olympic All-Around Champions Share PINTEREST Email Print Joe Robbins / Getty Images Sports & Athletics Gymnastics Competitions Basics Lessons Famous Gymnasts Baseball Basketball Bicycling Billiards Bodybuilding Bowling Boxing Car Racing Cheerleading Cricket Extreme Sports Football Golf Ice Hockey Martial Arts Professional Wrestling Skateboarding Skating Paintball Soccer Swimming & Diving Table Tennis Tennis Track & Field Volleyball Other Activities Learn More By Amy Van Deusen Amy Van Deusen is a professional gymnast, coach, and writer who has contributed articles about the sport for espnW and other major channels. our editorial process Amy Van Deusen Updated August 04, 2018 In 1952 the Olympics began awarding the Women's All-Around Champion medals for Gymnastics. The competition is fierce with competitors coming from all over the globe. Women's All-Around Champions Here us every gold, silver, and bronze winner along with the country they were representing and score. 1952 (Helsinki, Finland)GOLD Maria Gorokhovskaya, USSR 76.780SILVER Nina Botsharova, USSR 75.940BRONZE Margit Korondi, Hungary 75.8201956 (Melbourne, Australia)GOLD Larissa Latynina, USSR 74.993SILVER Agnes Keleti, Hungary 74.633BRONZE Sofia Mouratova, USSR 74.4661960 (Rome, Italy)GOLD Larissa Latynina, USSR 77.031SILVER Sofia Mouratova, USSR 76.696BRONZE Polina Astakhova, USSR 76.1641964 (Tokyo, Japan)GOLD Vera Caslavska, Czechoslovakia 77.564SILVER Larissa Latynina, USSR 76.998BRONZE Polina Astakhova, USSR 76.9651968 (Mexico City, Mexico)GOLD Vera Caslavska, Czechoslovakia 78.250SILVER Zinaida Voronina, USSR 76.850BRONZE Natalia Kuchinskaya, USSR 76.7501972 (Munich, Germany)GOLD Ludmilla Tourischeva, USSR 77.025SILVER Karin Janz, East Germany 76.875BRONZE Tamara Lazakovitch, USSR 76.8501976 (Montreal, Canada)GOLD Nadia Comaneci, Romania 79.275SILVER Nellie Kim, USSR 78.675BRONZE Ludmilla Tourischeva, USSR 77.0251980 (Moscow, USSR)GOLD Elena Davydova, USSR 79.15SILVER (tie) Maxi Gnauck, East Germany 79.075; Nadia Comaneci, Romania 79.0751984 (Los Angeles, USA)*GOLD Mary Lou Retton, USA 79.175SILVER Ecaterina Szabo, Romania 79.125BRONZE Simona Pauca, Romania 78.6751988 (Seoul, Korea)GOLD Elena Shushunova, USSR 79.662SILVER Daniela Silivas, Romania 79.637BRONZE Svetlana Boguinskaya, USSR 79.4001992 (Barcelona, Spain)GOLD Tatiana Gutsu, The Unified Team** 39.737SILVER Shannon Miller, USA 39.725BRONZE Lavinia Milosovici, Romania 39.6871996 (Atlanta, USA)GOLD Lilia Podkopayeva, Ukraine 39.255SILVER Gina Gogean, Romania 39.075BRONZE (tie) Simona Amanar, Romania 39.067; Lavinia Milosovici, Romania 39.0672000 (Sydney, Australia)GOLD Simona Amanar, Romania 38.642***SILVER Maria Olaru, Romania 38.581BRONZE Liu Xuan, China 38.4182004 (Athens, Greece)GOLD Carly Patterson, USA 38.387SILVER Svetlana Khorkina, Russia 38.211BRONZE Zhang Nan, China 38.0492008 (Beijing, China)GOLD Nastia Liukin, USA 63.325SILVER Shawn Johnson, USA 62.725BRONZE Yang Yilin, China 62.6502012 (London, Great Britain)GOLD Gabrielle Douglas, USA 62.232SILVER Viktoria Komova, Russia 61.973BRONZE Aliya Mustafina, Russia 59.566 2016 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)GOLD Simone Biles, USA 62.198SILVER Aly Raisman, USA 60.098BRONZE Aliya Mustafina, Russia 58.665 * In 1984 the USSR -- the most dominant team of the era -- boycotted the Games, possibly affecting the results** In 1992, the former USSR competed as the Unified Team, then split into independent republics starting in 1996. ***In 2000, the results of the 2000 Olympic all-around were officially changed after original champion Andreea Raducan tested positive for a banned substance. Simona Amanar, the original silver medalist, was officially awarded the gold medal, and the gymnasts in spots 3 and 4 each moved up as well.