Morgan Hamm

Birthdate: 9/24/1982
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Lombard, IL
Club: DeRon McIntyre Elite Gymnastics
Head Coach: Miles Avery

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Career Highlights

Hamm was named to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team for men's gymnastics, but withdrew because of an injury. He suffered a torn pectoral muscle in late 2007 and returned to competition in April 2008. He is a three-time Olympian (2000, 2004 and 2008), and helped the U.S. men win the team silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games. The 2002-03 U.S. floor exercise champion, Hamm also was a member of the 2003 World Championships Team that claimed the team silver medal. He returned to competitive gymnastics at the 2007 Visa Championships, after taking time off after the 2004 Olympic Games to finish his education. With his twin brother, Paul, who was also on the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Teams and is on the 2008 Olympic Team, the brothers made history in 2000 when they became the first twins ever to compete in the same Olympic Games in gymnastics. Hamm earned his exercise science degree from Ohio State in 2007. He is the son of Sandy and Cecily Hamm, and has an older sister, Elizabeth (Betsy), who was a former member of USA Gymnastics Senior National Team. She competed for the University of Florida, where she became the NCAA balance beam champion in 1998 and was a seven-time All American. His father was an All-American springboard diver.
Personal Information

Hometown: Waukesha, WI

Name of College: Ohio State University
College Graduation Year: 2007
Degree/Major: Exercise Science


National Competition Results

2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Gymnastics, Philadelphia, Pa. - 2nd-HB; 4th-FX, PH, VT; 10th-AA
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - results nullified due to clerical error
2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 9th-PH(T)
2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Anaheim, Calif. - 16th-AA
2004 Visa Championships, Nashville, Tenn. - 2nd-VT, HB; 3rd-AA, FX
2004 Winter Cup, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-PH
2003 National Championships, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1st-FX; 4th-AA
2002 U.S. Championships, Cleveland, Ohio - 1st-FX; 4th-AA
2000 Olympic Trials, Boston, Mass. - 6th-AA
2000 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 2nd-FX
2000 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 2nd-FX
2000 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-VT; 6th-AA

International Competition Results

2004 Olympic Games, Athens, Greece - 2nd-Team; 8th-FX
2004 Pacific Alliance Championships, Honolulu, Hawaii - 1st-Team, FX; 3rd-PH(T)
2004 World Cup, Rio de Janerio, Brazil - 1st-HB; 2nd-FX
2004 Visa American Cup, New York, N.Y. - 1st-FX, PH; 3rd-VT, HB
2003 World Championships, Anaheim, Calif. - 2nd-Team
2002 Sino-American Team Competition, Beijing, China -
2001 Pontiac American Team Cup, Honolulu, Hawaii - 1st-Team
2000 Olympic Games, Syndey, Australia - 5th-Team
2000 Gymnastics Challenge 2000, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada - 2nd-FX; 3rd-SR
1999 Pontiac International Team Championships, Richmond, Va. - 1st-Team
1999 Igor Korobchinskiy's & Grigoriy Misiutin’s Cup, Lugansk, Ukraine - 2nd-Team; 3rd-Team(T), FX
1999 Five Continents, Boulogne, France - 3rd-SR