Zhang Chenglong

Zhang Chenglong (Chinese: 张成龙; pinyin: Zhāng Chénglóng; born May 12, 1989) is a Chinese gymnast.[2]

Zhang Chenglong
Full nameZhang Chenglong
Country represented China
Born (1989-05-12) May 12, 1989 (age 32)
ResidenceBeijing
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)[1]
DisciplineMen's artistic gymnastics
LevelSenior
ClubNational Team
Head coach(es)Huang Yubin
Assistant coach(es)Chen Xiong

He competed for the national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's artistic team all-around and helped win the team gold medal.

World Championships and Asian GamesEdit

At both the 2010 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, in Rotterdam, and 2010 Asian Games, in Guangzhou, Zhang won gold with the Chinese Team, and was able to also win gold at the horizontal bar, in both international events, and gold at the floor exercise. Zou Kai, the Olympic and World Champion in these events was left out of the team that year.

At the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, in Tokyo, he again won gold in the Team competition, but couldn't retain his title on the horizontal bar, finishing second in the final to Zou Kai, who recaptured his title in that event. He also tied for second on parallel bars.

Summer OlympicsEdit

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Zhang helped the Chinese team win the gold medal in the Men's artistic team all-around. He also competed in event finals of horizontal bar and parallel bars but finished off the podium in both events.

At the 2016 Olympics, he was part of the Chinese team that won bronze in the men's team event.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zhang Chenglong at the International Gymnastics Federation
  2. ^ 2012 Summer Olympics Results at London Olympics Official Website
  3. ^ "Zhang Chenglong Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved 2018-03-01.