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Cathy Rigby

Class of 1988· Disciplines(s): Women's Artistic· Inducted as: Athlete

Two-time Olympian and World Cup all-around champion Cathy Rigby assembled a career that often found her on the podium. Rigby medaled 12 times at major events from 1969-1972, most of which came on the balance beam or the all-around.

Her monumental silver balance beam effort at the 1970 World Championships made her the first US gymnast to medal at the competition. Her top score for the US Team at the Mexico City Olympics made her a household name. Rigby went on to commentate for ABC for 18 years following retirement from competition.