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Paul Hamm

Birthdate: 9/24/1982
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Glen Ellyn, IL
Club: Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy
Head Coach: Miles Avery


Career Highlights

  • 2004 Olympic all-around gold medalist and team and horizontal bars silver medalist.
  • 2003 World all-around and floor exercise (tie) gold medalist and team silver medalist.
  • 2002 World floor exercise bronze medalist.
  • 2001 World team silver medalist.
  • A member of the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team.
  • 2008 Tyson American Cup all-around champion.
  • 2008 Winter Cup Challenge all-around, floor exercise and parallel bars champion.
  • 2007 U.S. floor exercise champion.
  • 2004 U.S. all-around, floor exercise and horizontal bar champion.
  • 2004 Winter Cup Challenge pommel horse champion.
  • 2003 U.S. all-around, pommel horse and horizontal bar champion.
  • 2002 U.S. all-around, pommel horse and vault champion.
  • 2002 Winter Cup Challenge floor exercise and vault champion.
  • USA Gymnastics' Sportsman of the Year for 2008.


Personal Information

Hometown: Waukesha, WI
Name of College: Ohio State University
College Graduation Year: 2007
Degree/Major: Accounting
Year you began gymnastics: 1989

National Competition Results

2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - withdrew after first day of competition due to injury
2008 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-AA, FX, PB; 2nd-PH, HB
2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-FX; 4th-PH
2004 Visa Championships, Nashville, Tenn. - 1st-AA, FX, HB; 2nd-PH, PB(T)
2004 Winter Cup, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-PH; 3rd-HB
2003 National Championships, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1st-AA, PH, HB; 2nd-FX, PB(T)
2002 U.S. Championships, Cleveland, Ohio - 1st-AA, PH, VT; 2nd-FX; 3rd-PB; 6th-SR(T)
2002 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-FX, VT; 2nd-AA
2001 National Championships, Philadelphia, Pa. -
2000 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 3rd-AA
2000 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-FX(T), PH
1999 World Team Trials, Kansas City, Mo. -
1999 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Sacramento, Calif. -
1999 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Houston, Texas -
1999 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -

International Competition Results

2008 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-Team, AA, PH, PB(T); 2nd-FX; 3rd-HB; 5th-SR
2008 Tyson American Cup, New York, N.Y. - 1st-AA
2004 Olympic Games, Athens, Greece - 1st-AA; 2nd-Team, HB
2004 Pacific Alliance Championships, Honolulu, Hawaii - 1st-Team, AA, VT, HB; 2nd-FX; 3rd-PH(T), PB
2004 World Cup, Lyon, France -
2004 Visa American Cup, New York, N.Y. - 2nd-SR; 3rd-AA, VT(T), PB
2003 World Championships, Anaheim, Calif. - 1st-AA, FX(T); 2nd-Team
2002 Individual Event World Championships, Debrecen, Hungary - 3rd-FX
2002 Sino-American Team Competition, Beijing, China -
2002 Pacific Alliance Championships, Vancouver, B.C., Canada - 1st-Team, AA, VT, HB(T); 3rd-FX
2002 Visa American Cup, Orlando, Fla. - 2nd-AA
2001 World Championships, Ghent, Belgium - 2nd-Team; 7th-AA
2001 Pontiac American Team Cup, Honolulu, Hawaii - 1st-Team
2000 Olympic Games, Syndey, Australia - 5th-Team
1999 Pontiac International Team Championships, Richmond, Va. - 1st-Team, AA

Videos of Paul Hamm

2012 Winter Cup Prelims Floor Exercise
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Parallel Bars
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Vault
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Pommel Horse
2011 Interview at the Visa Championships
2008 Hamm and Horton named to Olympic Team
2008 Interview at 2008 Olympic Trials
2008 Interview at 2008 Visa Championships
2008 Pacific Rim Championships Highlights
2008 Tyson American Cup High Bar
2008 Tyson American Cup Parallel Bars
2008 Tyson American Cup Vignette
2008 Tyson American Cup Highlights
2007 Visa Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2007 Visa Championships Day 2 Pommel Horse
2005 Interview at Visa Championships Day 2
2004 Interview after U.S. Championships
2004 U.S. Championships Floor Exercise
2004 U.S. Championships High Bar
2004 U.S. Championships Vault
2004 Visa American Cup High Bar
2004 Visa American Cup Vignette
2004 Visa American Cup Pommel Horse
2004 Visa American Cup Vault
2003 U.S. Nat'l Championships Day 2 high bar
2003 Interview after U.S. Nat'l Championships
2003 U.S. Nat'l Championships Day 2 parallel bars
2003 U.S. Nat'l Championships Day 2 vault 2
2003 U.S. Nat'l Championships Day 2 vault 1
2003 U.S. Nat'l Championships Day 2 still rings
2003 U.S. Nat'l Championships Day 2 pommel horse
2003 U.S. Nat'l Championships Day 2 floor exercise
2002 U.S. Championships Day 2 high bar
2002 U.S. Championships Day 2 parallel bars
2002 Interview after U.S. Championships Day 2
2002 U.S. Championships Day 2 vault
2002 U.S. Championships Day 2 pommel horse
2002 U.S. Championships Day 2 floor exercise
2002 Visa American Cup high bar
2002 Visa American Cup vault
2002 Visa American Cup parallel bars
2001 Pontiac American Team Cup vault
2001 Pontiac American Team Cup parallel bars
2001 Pontiac American Team Cup high bar
2001 Pontiac American Team Cup vignette
2001 Pontiac American Team Cup still rings
2001 Pontiac American Team Cup pommel horse
2001 Pontiac American Team Cup floor exercise
2001 Interview after Pontiac American Team Cup
2000 U.S. Championships Day 2 High Bar
2000 U.S. Championships Day 2 Pommel Horse
2000 U.S. Championships Day 2 Parallel Bars

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