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Ecaterina Szabo Tamas
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Szabo in 1985
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Country represented  Romania
Born 22 January 1967 (1967-01-22) (age 54)
Zagon, Romania
Height 145 cm (4 ft 9 in)
Weight 40 kg (88 lb)
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics
Years on national team 1983–87 (ROM)
Club Liceul Sportiv Deva
Head coach(es) Adrian Goreac
Assistant coach(es) Adrian Stan, Maria Cosma
Former coach(es) Márta Károlyi, Béla Károlyi, Mihai Agoston
Retired 1987

Ecaterina Szabo (Hungarian: Szabó Katalin born 22 January 1967) is a former Romanian artistic gymnast who won 20 Olympic, world and continental medals.

Szabo won gold medals in the 1984 Olympics in three individual events (vault, balance beam (tie), and floor exercise), won the all-around silver medal, and contributed to the team gold. With her four gold medals and a silver medal, Szabo was the most successful athlete at the 1984 Summer Olympics. Afterwards, she led her team to the world title at the 1987 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, defeating the USSR in the team competition for only the second time in the history of the competition. In 2000, Szabo was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

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