Nadia Comaneci and the First 'Perfect 10'

The Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci, recalls how in 1976 at 14 years old she achieved a 'perfect 10' - a perfect score from all the judges - for the uneven bars at the Montreal Olympics. This was the first time this had happened at any Olympics games. She went on to become a worldwide star and a heroine in communist Romania.

Nadia talks about how she was discovered by her coaches Bela and Marta Karolyi.

Presented by Madeleine Morris.

This programme first broadcast in July 2011.

Picture: AFP/Getty Images

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Sun 31 Jul 2011 14:50 GMT

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