Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci, who became the first athlete to be awarded a perfect score of 10 at the 1976 Games in Montreal, is expecting a baby boy.

Nadia married former American Olympic gymnast Bart Conner in 1996.

Comaneci is due to give birth in July. This is the couple's first child.

Winner of five Olympic gold medals, Comaneci, 44, is widely considered to be one of the greatest athletes in the 20th century.

Comaneci is Vice-Chair of the Board Of Directors of International Special Olympics, Honorary President of Romanian Gymnastics Federation, Honorary President of Romanian Olympic Committee, Ambassador of Sports of Romania, Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and a Member of International Gymnastics Federation Foundation. She has received two Olympic Order awards from the IOC.

In addition, Comaneci has started a charity clinic in Bucharest to help orphaned children in Romania.