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Famous Male Gymnasts

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List of famous male gymnasts, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male gymnasts list contains the most prominent and top males known for being gymnasts. You might also be interested in US Olympic gymnast Chris Brooks trivia and famous female gymnasts. There are thousand of males working as gymnasts in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic gymnasts have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a gymnast then the people below should give you inspiration.

List of famous men in gymnastics range from Kohei Uchimura to Vitaly Scherbo. Featuring gay gymnasts, Black gymnasts, and more, this list has it all. 

While this isn't a list of all male gymnasts, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male gymnasts?" and "Who are the best male gymnasts?"


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    Mitch Gaylord

    Mitchell Jay Gaylord (born March 10, 1961) is an American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist....  more
    • Peter Glen Vidmar (born June 3, 1961 in Los Angeles) is an American gymnast and Olympic medalist....  more
      • Philipp Boy (born 23 July 1987 in Schwedt, East Germany) is a former German gymnast. He was a member of the 2007 and 2010 World bronze medal winning teams. In addition, he won back-to-back silver medals in the World All Around competition (2010 and 2011). He is the 2011 European All Around Champion. In the 2011 World Championships, Boy won the silver all-around because of his high bar routine. He received a score of 16.066, the highest score on high bar by far....  more
        • Kōhei Uchimura (内村 航平, Uchimura Kōhei, born January 3, 1989) is a Japanese gymnast. He is a seven-time Olympic medalist (all-around, team and floor exercise), winning three golds and four silvers, and a twenty-one-time World medalist (all-around, team, floor, horizontal bar and parallel bars). Uchimura was already considered by many in artistic gymnastics to be the greatest gymnast of all time after his success at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, but he subsequently solidified this position in the sport further by following up his performance in London with additional and uninterrupted wins at every major competition throughout the next Olympic cycle leading up to his individual...  more