American gymnastics icon Mary Lou Retton is facing a serious health battle, as disclosed by her daughter, McKenna Kelley, on Tuesday.
In a recent interview her daughter says “My amazing mom, Mary Lou, has a very rare form of pneumonia,”
Mary Lou Retton is currently unable to breathe without assistance and has been in the ICU for over a week. In respect for her privacy not all details will be shared but it’s known that she doesn’t have insurance.
Mary Lou Retton Biography
|Mary Lou Retton
|Date of Birth
|January 24, 1968
|Place of Birth
|Fairmont, West Virginia
|Retired Gymnast, Sports Commentator
|– 1984 Summer Olympics: Gold Medal in Women’s All-Around Gymnastics
|– First American woman to win an Olympic all-around gold medal in gymnastics
|– Inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame
|– Competed in numerous national and international gymnastics competitions
|– Known for her powerful and dynamic gymnastics routines
|– Worked as a sports commentator and analyst for various media outlets
|– Advocated for gymnastics and sports participation
|– Married to Shannon Kelley, with four daughters
|– Active in charitable and community activities
What illness does Mary Lou Retton have?
she is suffering from pneumonia
What is happening with Mary Lou Retton?
Mary Lou Retton is in a critical condition in an intensive care unit, as reported by her daughter McKenna Kelley.
How many children does Mary Lou Retton have?
she have four daughters: Shayla, Skyla, Emma, and, of course, McKenna
How old is Mary Lou?
she is currently 55