Marcia Frederick

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Marcia Frederick was the first American to win an individual medal at the World Championships/Olympic level in women’s gymnastics. She was formally named to the 1980 Olympic team but missed the Olympics due to a boycott.

World Championships & Olympic Competition:


Capitol Cup: 2nd-AA

Golden Sands: 1st-AA
U.S. Championships: 5th-AA, 1st-UB
World Championships: 20th-AA, 1st-UB

U.S. Championships: 19th-AA, 1st-UB
World Championships: 23rd-AA, 6th-UB

American Cup: 3rd-AA
USA-FRG Dual Meet: 1st-AA
U.S. Championships: 4th-AA, 1st-UB, 5th-BB
U.S. Olympic Trials: 3rd-AA
Alternate Olympics: 2nd-AA, 1st-VT, 3rd-UB, 3rd-BB

International Gymnastics Classic: 1st-AA

Articles Featuring Marcia Frederick:
Marcia Frederick and Shawn Johnson Experienced the Same Struggle 28 Years Apart

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Results are taken from Score for Score, The Gymternet, GymnasticGreats, My Meet Scores, Gymn-Forum, the official websites of various national gymnastics federations, newspaper clippings, classic gymnastics magazines, and in some cases, were provided by the gymnasts themselves. An explanation for the meaning of these undefined symbols can be found here.

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