THEN: Second-highest U.S. all-around score in team competition. Bronze in floor made her the first African-American to win individual event medal in gymnastics.
NOW: Has worked as a musical actress on Broadway and in music videos. In January becomes president of Women's Sports Foundation's board of trustees.
THEN: Finished 11th in all-around of team competition but did not compete in all-around final because she was fourth among Americans. (Only three advance per country.) Also just missed winning an individual bronze in floor, finishing fourth.
NOW: Majoring in business marketing at the University of Akron.
THEN: Became an Olympic icon when she stuck the landing of her near-perfect second vault despite torn ligaments in her left ankle. Coach Bela Karolyi carried her to the podium for the medals ceremony.
NOW: Lives in Washington, D.C., and is executive assistant to the general counsel of the Treasury Department.