Celebrity Profile

Dominique Moceanu

  • Faith: Other
  • Career: Athlete
  • birthday: September 30, 1981
  • accomplishments: Olympic Gold
  • fun faith fact! Keeps a rosary in her gym bag

Dominique Moceanu, born to a Romanian gymnastics dynasty, started her training at age 3. At age 10, she became the youngest member of the U. S. National Team and won 5 medals, as well as being a member of the “Magnificent 7” in the 1996 Olympics, the first American women’s gymnastics team to win a gold medal.

After retiring, Dominique penned a best-selling autobiography and a memoir, Off Balance, about her rigorous childhood training and her younger disabled sister, also an athlete.

Dominique is married to podiatrist and former gymnast Michael Canales. They have two children.

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Gymnastics, Olympics
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