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Gymnastics – 1980 – Exhibition In NYC Highlights Of Peter Kormann + Nadia Comaneci + Kurt Thomas

ABC Wide World of Sports host Jim McKay provides coverage of the New York City gymnastics exhibition at Madison Square Garden in 1980 in this video herewith….as McKay provides highlights of USA Peter Kormann in the floor exercise…..which is the discipline that garnered him an Olympic bronze medal at the 1976 Montreal Olympics…..when Kormann won the 1st ever Olympic medal for USA men’s gymnastics….. after which ROM Nadia Comaneci performs on the balance beam…..which was the discipline that he received a perfect 10 while performing in the Montreal Olympics…..when Comaneci’s exhibition performance is followed by USA Kurt Thomas’ high bar exhibition……which was the discipline that he won the gold medal in at the 1979 World Championships…..so, in this video alone….our viewers get to see three famous Olympic gymnastics medalists who performed during the NYC exhibitions.

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