Bart Conner (1996)

Induction Sponsored by
Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Hospital

 Bart Conner was the first American to win gold medals at every level of national and international competition. He won the 1972 U.S. Junior National Championship (AAU). In 1975, he became the youngest gymnast to win the U.S. Gymnastics Federation All-Around championship and in 1976, was the youngest member of the U.S. Olympic team.  During his time at the University of Oklahoma, Conner dominated U.S. gymnastics, winning several national titles. He won two gold medals at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles and is a member of the International Gymnast and U.S. Olympics Halls of Fame.