2004 Olympic Team Silver Medal
2003 World Artistic Championships Team Member (Alternate)
2002 Individual Event World Championships Team Member
2001 World Artistic Championships Team Silver Medalist
Oklahoma City, Okla. Residence: Norman, Oklahoma Birth Date/Place: June 3, 1977 / State College , Pa. Club: Team Chevron - Oklahoma Coach: Mark Williams College: Brigham Young University Former Collegiate Coach: Makato Sakamoto Year in School: Graduated in 2000 Previous Club: Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy Favorite Event: Pommel Horse Began Gymnastics: 1987 Years on Jr. National Team: 3 (1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97) Years on Sr. National Team: 6 ½ (1998-04, Fall ‘04)
Young helped the U.S. men's team to an Olympic silver medal, the men's first medal since the team struck gold in the 1984 Olympics. Young was also a member of the World Championships silver medal team in 2001. Young has five sisters and one brother. His father, Wayne, was on the 1976 Olympic Gymnastics Team and was the 1975 NCAA All-Around Champion. Young graduated with a broadcast journalism major from BYU. His older sister, Jessica, attends BYU on a gymnastics scholarship. Young enjoys roller hockey and playing guitar. He looks up to Peter Vidmar because he was a great gymnast and a great man. Young was married April 30, 1999 , to Alisha Tolman, and celebrated the birth of his first son, Tyler Mark, on Feb. 6, 2003 . Guard is currently employed as an assistant coach for the University of Oklahoma men's gymnastics team, which won the 2003 NCAA Championships.
2004 Olympic Games, Athens, GRE: 2nd- Team
13th Internationaux de France, Lyon, FRA
12 th Internationaux de France, Paris-Bercy, FRA; 2nd -FX
Visa American Cup, Fairfax, Va., USA
Chunichi Cup, Nagoya, JPN; 1st -V, 3rd -SR
Individual Event World Championships, Debrecen, HUN
Sino American Team Competition, Beijing, CHN
World Championships, Ghent, BEL; 2nd -Team
Sr. Pan American Championships, Cancun, MEX; 2nd -Team, 4th -AA
Pontiac American Team Cup, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ; 1st - Team
Pontiac International Team Championships, Syracuse, NY, USA ; 2nd -Team, T4th -FX
Qantas International Challenge, Sydney, AUS; 1st -FX
U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Anaheim, Calif. 2004 Olympic Team Member
Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev.; 2nd -V
U.S. National Championships, Milwaukee, Wis.; 2nd -PB
U.S. National Championships, Cleveland, Ohio; 3rd -AA, 2nd -PH
U.S. National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev.
U.S. National Championships, Philadelphia, Pa.; 5th -AA, 2nd -FX, 4th -SR
Olympic Trials, Boston, Mass.
John Hancock U.S. Championships, St. Louis, Mo.; Olympic Trials Qualifier
World Team Trials, Kansas City, Mo.
John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Sacramento, Calif.; 4th -AA, 1st -V
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