Todd Thornton
Birthdate: 10/14/1982
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: League City, TX
Club: TX Mens State Chair
Head Coach: Vitaly Marinitch
Other Coaches: Alex Shchennikov
Career Highlights
Thornton is the youngest of four sons to Kim and Cindy Thornton. He has three brothers: Jason, Jonathan, and Tyler. Thornton previously trained with Kevin Mazeika at Houston Gymnastics Academy before moving to the USOTC in 2006.
About Todd Thornton
Hometown: Houston, TX
Year you began gymnastics: 1989
Favorite Event: Pommel Horse and High Bar
National Competition Results
  • 2005 Visa Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-AA; 3rd-FX(T), PH, HB(T)
  • 2005 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-AA, PB, HB
  • 2004 Visa Championships, Nashville, Tenn. - 3rd-HB; 4th-AA
  • 2004 Winter Cup, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-HB
  • 2003 National Championships, Milwaukee, Wis. -
  • 2003 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-HB
  • 2002 U.S. Championships, Cleveland, Ohio - 4th-VT
  • 2002 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-AA; 2nd-FX, PH, HB; 3rd-VT(T)
  • 2001 National Championships, Philadelphia, Pa. -
  • 2001 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-PH(T); 4th-AA
  • 2001 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-PH(T); 4th-AA
  • 2000 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 1st-AA (Jr. Div.)
  • 2000 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Austin, Texas - 2nd-PH
  • 2000 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
  • 1999 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Sacramento, Calif. - 2nd-AA (Jr. Div.)
  • 1999 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Houston, Texas - 2nd-AA; PH
  • 1999 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
  • 1999 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
  • 1999 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
International Competition Results
  • 2007 Pan American Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 3rd-Team; 7th-HB
  • 2005 World Championships, Melbourne, Australia -
  • 2005 World Cup, Paris, France -
  • 2005 American Cup, Long Island, N.Y. -
  • 2004 Jurassic Classic, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - 1st-HB; 2nd-Team, VT
  • 2002 Chunichi Cup, Nagoya, Japan - 3rd-HB
  • 2002 Chunichi Cup, Nagoya, Japan - 3rd-HB
  • 2002 Pacific Alliance Championships, Vancouver, B.C., Canada - 1st-Team, Team Alt.
  • 2002 Jurassic Classic, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - 1st-Team, AA, PH; 2nd-FX; 3rd-SR, VT
  • 2001 Glasgow Grand Prix, Glasgow, Scotland - 5th-FX; 6th-VT
  • 2001 World Championships, Ghent, Belgium - 2nd-Team, Team Alt.
  • 2000 Pontiac International Team Championships, Syracuse, N.Y. - 2nd-Team
LEGEND
  • Women: AA = All Around | VT = Vault | UB = Uneven Bars | BB = Balance Beam | FX = Floor Exercise | (T) = Tie
  • Men: AA = All Around | FX = Floor Exercise | PH = Pommel Horse | SR = Still Rings | VT = Vault | PB = Parallel Bars | HB = Horizontal Bars | (T) = Tie
  • Rhythmic: AA = All Around | RP = Rope | HP = Hoop | BA = Ball | CL = Clubs | RB = Ribbon | (T) = Tie
  • Acro: DY = Dynamic | BL = Balance | AA = All Around
  • T&T: TR = Trampoline | TU = Tumbling | DM = Double Mini | SY = Synchronized Trampoline