Gymnasticsville Films presents our Top 5 Male Clutch Gymnasts. This weeks candidates:
Johnathon Horton-He is the 2008 Olympic silver medalist on high bar, the 2010 Worlds all-around bronze medalist, a two-time U.S. National All-Around Champion, and a 17-time medalist at the U.S. National Championships.
Paul Hamm- He is a World Champion gymnast and three-time Olympic medalist. He is the 2003 World all-around champion, and he won the all-around competition at the 2004 Olympic Games. He is the most successful American male gymnast, and the only male American gymnast to win all-around at World’s and the Olympics.
Alexi Nemov-is a former gymnast from Russia and one of the most awarded gymnasts of all time. During his career, he won 5 world championships, 3 European championships and 12 Olympic medals.
Vitaly Scherbo- One of the most successful gymnasts of all time, he is the only male gymnast ever to have won a world title in all 8 events (Individual All-Around in 1993, Team in 1991, Floor in 1994, 1995 and 1996, Horizontal Bar in 1994, Parallel Bars in 1993 and 1995, Pommel Horse in 1992, Rings in 1992, Vault in 1993 and 1994). He was the most successful athlete at the 1992 Summer Olympics, winning 6 of 8 events – team, all-around, and 4 of 6 event finals.
Kōhei Uchimura- is a seven-time Olympic medalist (all-around, team, and floor exercise), winning three golds and four silvers, a 19-time World medalist (all-around, team, floor, high bar, and parallel bars) and is considered by many to be the greatest gymnast of all time. He is known for becoming the first gymnast (male or female) to win every major all-around title in a single Olympic cycle. He accomplished this feat twice by winning six world all around titles (2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015) and the 2012 and 2016 all-around titles. Uchimura is also 2008 All-Around silver medalist. He is also known for delivering difficult and accurately executed routines.