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Kohei Uchimura

Kohei Uchimura

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 ... more on Wikipedia

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