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Liukin's parents initially did not aspire for their daughter to become a gymnast, knowing the pressure of high-level competition firsthand, but relented when they noticed her aptitude for the sport. team at the 2002 Junior Pan American Championships, where she contributed to the team gold medal and placed second on the uneven bars and balance beam and in the all-around. National Championships, as well as gold medals on three of the four events: uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Born in 1989, Liukin was ten months too young to compete as a senior in 2004, and thus was not eligible for a place on the U. In event finals, she won the gold on the uneven bars and balance beam and the silver on the floor exercise. After that when she was interviewed on ABC television show Dancing with the stars, she said,"After that, I realized that it's not all about winning. team for the 2006 World Gymnastics Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, and was expected by many to be a strong contender for the all-around title.

Liukin competed in her first National Championships as a junior in 2002, at the age of 12 and a half. By 2003, Liukin was one of the strongest junior gymnasts in the United States. At the 2006 Pacific Alliance Championships, Liukin tied with teammate Memmel for first in the all-around, won the uneven bars title and a silver medal on beam, and contributed to the U. It's about the journey." In late August, at the 2006 U. National Championships, Liukin successfully defended her all-around, beam and bars titles, becoming a two-time senior national champion. However, because of an ankle injury sustained in training before the competition began, she was only able to compete on one event, the uneven bars.

She is the 2008 Olympic individual all-around champion, the 20 world champion on the balance beam, and the 2005 world champion on the uneven bars. With nine World Championships medals, seven of them individual, Liukin is tied with Shannon Miller for the third-highest tally of World Championship medals (among U. and settled first in New Orleans before moving to Texas.

She represented the United States at three World Championships and one Olympic Games.On June 1, 2015, Nastia Liukin became engaged to her boyfriend, Matt Lombardi, a former Boston College hockey player. team at the 2003 Pan Am Games; she took second place in the all-around behind fellow American Chellsie Memmel. In 2005, Liukin won her first senior National Championships and, once again, earned gold medals on the bars and beam. Classic as the defending all-around champion, but falls on the uneven bars and floor resulted in a fourth-place finish.She announced the engagement on Instagram, with a photo of her ring and her fiance in the background, with the caption "So this just happened..." Liukin began gymnastics at the age of three because she was "always hanging around in the gym" with her parents, who could not afford a babysitter to look after her while they were working as coaches.. She also won the all-around in the junior division of the 2004 Pacific Alliance Championships. At the 2005 World Championships in Melbourne, she finished second in the all-around behind teammate Chellsie Memmel with a score of 37.822. However, she scored extremely well on the balance beam and was the only competitor in the meet, junior or senior, to earn a score over 16.00 on this event.Back then he was still dating 2004 ice dancing silver medalist Tanith Belbin and Nastia had just won her hardware at the Beijing Games."We've gotten to know each other really well and [are] able to connect because there's nothing like the Olympics," Nastia said.

She represented the United States at three World Championships and one Olympic Games.On June 1, 2015, Nastia Liukin became engaged to her boyfriend, Matt Lombardi, a former Boston College hockey player. team at the 2003 Pan Am Games; she took second place in the all-around behind fellow American Chellsie Memmel. In 2005, Liukin won her first senior National Championships and, once again, earned gold medals on the bars and beam. Classic as the defending all-around champion, but falls on the uneven bars and floor resulted in a fourth-place finish.She announced the engagement on Instagram, with a photo of her ring and her fiance in the background, with the caption "So this just happened..." Liukin began gymnastics at the age of three because she was "always hanging around in the gym" with her parents, who could not afford a babysitter to look after her while they were working as coaches.. She also won the all-around in the junior division of the 2004 Pacific Alliance Championships. At the 2005 World Championships in Melbourne, she finished second in the all-around behind teammate Chellsie Memmel with a score of 37.822. However, she scored extremely well on the balance beam and was the only competitor in the meet, junior or senior, to earn a score over 16.00 on this event.Back then he was still dating 2004 ice dancing silver medalist Tanith Belbin and Nastia had just won her hardware at the Beijing Games."We've gotten to know each other really well and [are] able to connect because there's nothing like the Olympics," Nastia said.In July 2007, although she was still recovering from her injury, she returned to competition as a member of the American team for the Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro.