Olympic Gymnasts – By The Numbers

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Here is a really cool look at the male and female gymnasts competing in this 2016 Olympic Games.

Among the 98 Competitors in The Men’s Competition:

4 Olympic Champions

  • Kohei Uchimura (JPN/All-Around 2012, he also owns four Olympic silver medals: All-Around 2008, Team 2008 and Floor and Team 2012)
  • Zhang Chenglong (CHN/Team 2012)
  • Arthur Zanetti (BRA/Still Rings 2012)
  • Epke Zonderland (NED/Horizontal Bar 2012)

 

 15 Other Olympic Medalists

  • Marian Dragulescu (ROU/3: silver on Floor 2004, bronze on Vault and Team 2004)
  • Louis Smith (GBR/3: bronze 2008 and silver 2012 on Pommel Horse, Team bronze 2012)
  • Denis Abliazin (RUS/2: silver on Vault and bronze on Floor 2012)
  • Fabian Hambuechen (GER/2: silver in 2012 and bronze in 2008 on Horizontal Bar)
  • Marcel Nguyen (GER/2: silver All-Around and on Parallel Bars 2012)
  • Max Whitlock (GBR/2: bronze on Pommel Horse and Team 2012)
  • Anton Fokin (UZB/1: bronze on Parallel Bars 2008)
  • Filip Ude (CRO/1: silver on Pommel Horse 2008)
  • Yoo Wonchul (KOR/1: silver on Parallel Bars 2008)
  • Ryohei Kato (JPN/1: Team silver 2012)
  • Yusuke Tanaka (JPN/1: Team silver 2012)
  • Danell Leyva (USA/1: All-Around bronze 2012)
  • Igor Radivilov (UKR/1: bronze on Vault 2012)
  • Kristian Thomas (GBR/1: Team bronze 2012)
  • Koji Yamamuro (JPN/1: Team silver 2012)

 

 22 World Champions

  • Kohei Uchimura (JPN/10: All-Around 2009,10,11,13,14,15, Floor 2011, Parallel Bars 2013, Team and Horizontal Bar 2015)
  • Marian Dragulescu (ROU/8: Floor 2001/02/06/09 and Vault 2001/05/06/09)
  • Zhang Chenglong (CHN/4: Team 2010,11,14, Horizontal Bar 2010)
  • Kenzo Shirai (JPN/3: Floor 2013,15 and Team 2015)
  • Diego Hypolito (BRA/2: Floor 2005,07)
  • Liu Yang (CHN/2: Team and Still Rings 2014)
  • Vlasios Maras (GRE/2: Horizontal Bar 2001/02)
  • Ri Se Gwang (PRK/2: Vault 2014/15)
  • You Hao (CHN/2: Team 2014, Parallel Bars 2015)
  • Epke Zonderland (NED/2: Horizontal Bar 2013,14)
  • Denis Abliazin (RUS/1: Floor 2014)
  • Deng Shudi (CHN/1: Team 2014)
  • Fabian Hambuechen (GER/1: Horizontal Bar 2007)
  • Ryohei Kato (JPN/1: Team 2015)
  • Danell Leyva (USA/1: Parallel Bars 2011)
  • Lin Chaopan (CHN/1: Parallel Bars 2013, Team 2014)
  • Eleftherios Petrounias (GRE/1: Still Rings 2015)
  • Yusuke Tanaka (JPN/1: Team 2015)
  • Yuri Van Gelder (NED/1: Still Rings 2005)
  • Oleg Verniaiev (UKR/1: Parallel Bars 2014)
  • Max Whitlock (GBR/1: Pommel Horse 2015)
  • Arthur Zanetti (BRA/1: Still Rings 2013)

 

Youngest Gymnast

  • Marios Georgiou,18 (CYP/born 1997/11/10)

 

Oldest gymnast

  • Marian Dragulescu, 35 (ROU/born 1980/12/18)

 

Among the 98 Competitors in The Women’s Competition:

6 Olympic Champions

  • Catalina Ponor (ROU/3: Balance Beam, Floor and Team 2004. Ponor also has a silver medal on Floor and Team bronze from 2012)
  • Gabrielle Douglas (USA/2: All-around and Team 2012)
  • Alexandra Raisman (USA/2: Floor and Team 2012, she also won bronze on Beam in 2012)
  • Alyia Mustafina (RUS/1: Uneven Bars 2012, also Team silver medal and All-Around and Floor bronzes from 2012)
  • Oksana Chusovitina (former EUN, GER and now UZB/1: Team 1992, also has a silver medal on Vault from 2008)
  • Hong Un Jong (PRK/1: Vault 2008)

 

 1 other Olympic Medalist

  • Maria Paseka (RUS/Team silver 2012 and bronze on Vault 2012)

 

 11 World Champions

  • Simone Biles (USA/a record 10 titles: 2013,14,15 All-around and Floor, 2014/15 Beam and Team)
  • Oksana Chusovitina (former EUN, GER and now UZB/3: Floor and Team 1991, Vault 2003)
  • Madison Kocian (USA/3: Uneven Bars 2015 and Team 2014/15)
  • Aliya Mustafina (RUS/3: All-Around and Team 2010, Beam 2013)
  • Gabrielle Douglas (USA/2: Team 2011/15)
  • Alexandra Raisman (USA/2: Team 2011/15)
  • Fan Yilin (CHN/1: Uneven Bars 2015)
  • Vanessa Ferrari (ITA/1: All-Around 2006)
  • Hong Un Jong (PRK/1: Vault 2014)
  • Maria Paseka (RUS/1: Vault 2015)
  • Daria Spiridonova (RUS/1: Uneven Bars 2015)

 

Youngest Gymnast

  • Senna Deriks,15 (BEL/born 2000/12/30)

 

Oldest Gymnast

  • Oksana Chusovitina, 41 (UZB/born 1975/06/19) – Chusovitina, who has during her career competed under four different flags (USSR, Unified Team, GER and UZB), is taking part in her seventh Olympic Games in Rio, a new record in Gymnastics.

 

Source: fig-gymnastics.com

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