Kōhei Uchimura

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Kōhei Uchimura
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
Olympic Games
Silver 2008 Beijing Team
Silver 2008 Beijing All-Around
Silver 2012 London Team
Gold 2012 London All-Around
World Championships
Gold 2011 Tokyo All-Around
Gold 2011 Tokyo Floor
Gold 2010 Rotterdam All-Around
Gold 2009 London All-Around
Silver 2011 Tokyo Team
Silver 2010 Rotterdam Team
Silver 2010 Rotterdam Floor
Bronze 2011 Tokyo High Bar
Bronze 2010 Rotterdam Parallel bars
Gymnastics World Cup/Series
Gold 2010 Paris High bar
Gold 2008 Tianjin Floor
Silver 2010 Paris Still rings
Silver 2008 Madrid Floor
Bronze 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]

Career[change | change source]

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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