Kōhei Uchimura

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Kōhei Uchimura
Kōhei Uchimura in 2011
Personal information
Born (1989-01-03) 3 Januar 1989 (age 35)
Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefectur
Hicht5 ft 3.5 in (1.61 m)
Kintra Japan
Coached biHiroyuki Kato

Kōhei Uchimura (内村 航平, born Januar 3, 1989 in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefectur) is a Japanese airtistic gymnast.[1] He is a five-time Olympic medallist (aw-aroond, team an floor exercise), winnin a gowd an fower sillers, a nine-time Warld medallist (aw-aroond, team, floor, heich bar, an parallel bars) an is considered bi mony tae be the greatest male gymnast o aw time.[2][3][4] He is weel-kent for becomin the first gymnast (male or female) tae win ivery major aw-aroond title in a single Olympic cycle, includin three consecutive warld aw aroond titles (2009, 2010 an 2011)[5] an the 2012 Olympic Aw-Aroond Champion. He is kent for deliverin difficult an accurately executit routines an aw. His gymnastics skills wis praised bi Internaitional Gymnast Magazine as a "combination o tremendous difficulty, supreme consistency an extraordinary elegance o performance."[6]

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  1. Sports Reference Archived 2008-12-31 at the Wayback Machine Kohei Uchimura
  2. "uchimura-goat-no-says-comaneci". Reuters. Archived frae the original on 5 August 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  3. "london-2012-kohei-uchimura-gymnastics". Guardian. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  4. "Kohei Uchimura wins all-around gold, proves he's pretty much the best gymnast ever". Guardian. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  5. Emma John (13 Julie 2012). "London 2012: Kohei Uchimura can bring perfection back to gymnastics". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 Julie 2012.
  6. International Gymnast Magazine December 2010, "Superman", by Christian Ivanov, page 52

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