Mary Lou Retton, who became the first American gymnast to win the all-around gold at the 1984 Olympics, has a rare form of pneumonia and is "fighting for her life" in intensive care, her daughter said on Tuesday.

🙏 Sending prayers and strength to Mary Lou Retton 🤸‍♀️, the incredible gymnast who made history at the 1984 Olympics. It saddens us to hear that she's battling a rare form of pneumonia and fighting for her life in intensive care. Let's rally together to support her and her loved ones during this challenging time. Mary Lou, you're a true inspiration, and we believe in your spirit of resilience. Stay strong, keep fighting, and know that the world is rooting for you. 🌟🙌 #PrayersForMaryLou #StayStrong