Kurt Thomas (gymnast)

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Kurt Bilteaux Thomas (March 29, 1956 – June 5, 2020) was an American Olympic gymnast. He was born in Miami, Florida.[1] Thomas became a member of the U.S. Olympic team at the 1976 Summer Olympics. In 1978, Thomas was the first American male gymnast to win a gold medal in floor exercise in a world championship.

Thomas died of stroke-related problems at a hospital in Frisco, Texas on June 5, 2020 at the age of 64.[2]

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  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 4, 2012. Retrieved March 19, 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Kurt Thomas, first US man to win world gym title, dies at 64