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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?"

Mitch Gaylord is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Gymnasts
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Mitchell Jay "Mitch" Gaylord is an American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Gymnast, Actor

Credits: Logan's Run, American Anthem, Confessions of an Action Star, Celebrity Circus, Sexual Outlaws, + more

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Peter Vidmar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Gymnasts
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Peter Glen Vidmar is an American gymnast and Olympic medalist. He won gold medals in the men's all-around team competition and the pommel horse competition, as well as a silver medal in the men's all-around individual gymnastics competition at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. He was born in Los Angeles. He was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. He has a total of three Olympic medals: two golds and a silver. Peter is one of only three athletes inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame twice: first as an individual, then as a member of the historic 1984 U.S. men's gymnastics team. He also was the highest-scoring American gymnast in Olympic history. He is an alumnus of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Gymnast

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Philipp Boy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Gymnasts
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Philipp Boy 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. 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 on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Birthplace: Blumenhagen, Germany

Nationality: Germany

Profession: Gymnast

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Kohei Uchimura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Gymnasts
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Kōhei Uchimura is a Japanese artistic gymnast. He is a five-time Olympic medalist, winning a gold and four silvers, a 16-time World medalist and is considered by many to be the greatest gymnast of all time. He is famous for becoming the first gymnast to win every major all-around title in a single Olympic cycle, including five consecutive world all around titles and the 2012 Olympic All-Around Champion. He is also 2008 Olympics All Around silver medalist. He is also known for delivering difficult and accurately executed routines. His gymnastics skills were praised by International Gymnast Magazine as a "combination of tremendous difficulty, supreme consistency and extraordinary elegance of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 29

Birthplace: Kitakyushu, Japan

Nationality: Japan

Profession: Gymnast

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