Kōhei Uchimura

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Kōhei Uchimura
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Team
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing All-Around
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Team
Gold medal – first place 2012 London All-Around
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Tokyo All-Around
Gold medal – first place 2011 Tokyo Floor
Gold medal – first place 2010 Rotterdam All-Around
Gold medal – first place 2009 London All-Around
Silver medal – second place 2011 Tokyo Team
Silver medal – second place 2010 Rotterdam Team
Silver medal – second place 2010 Rotterdam Floor
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Tokyo High Bar
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Rotterdam Parallel bars
Gymnastics World Cup/Series
Gold medal – first place 2010 Paris High bar
Gold medal – first place 2008 Tianjin Floor
Silver medal – second place 2010 Paris Still rings
Silver medal – second place 2008 Madrid Floor
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Paris Vault
In this Japanese name, the family name is Uchimara.

Kōhei Uchimura (内村航平, Uchimara Kōhei, born January 3, 1989) is a Japanese athlete. He is best known as a gymnast.[1]

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Kohei Uchimura has won the world championships in gymnastics for three years — 2009, 2010 and 2011.[2]

Uchimura was part of a team which won the team silver medal in gymnastics at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[3]

He also won the gold medal in the Olympic men’s all-around event in gymnastics.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), Kohei Uchimura; retrieved 2012-7-28.
  2. Katayama, Lisa. "The Near Perfection of Kohei Uchimura," New York Times (US). July 20, 2012; retrieved 2012-8-3.
  3. Eccles, Louise. "Robbed! Heartbreak for GB gymnasts as they are handed historic silver medal then bumped down to bronze after Japanese appeal," Daily Mail (UK). 30 July 2012; retrieved 2012-8-3.
  4. Macur, Juliet. "Uchimura Rises Above the Rest, Again," New York Times (US). August 1, 2012; retrieved 2012-8-3.

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