Tomás González (gymnast)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is González and the second or maternal family name is Sepúlveda.
Tomás González
— Gymnast —
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Personal information
Full name Enrique Tomás González Sepúlveda
Country represented  Chile
Born (1985-11-22) November 22, 1985 (age 28)
Santiago, Chile
Hometown Santiago, Chile
Height 171 centimetres (5 ft 7 in)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Level Senior international
Club Universidad Católica de Chile
Head coach(es) Cuba Yoel Gutiérrez (2007-2013)[1]
Assistant coach(es) Chile Daniela Fingerhuth
Former coach(es) Russia Yevgeny Belov (1994-2002)[1]

Enrique Tomás González Sepúlveda (November 22, 1985 in Santiago, Chile[2]) is a Chilean artistic gymnast, the first of his country to medal at World Cup events, and the first to qualify for a Summer Olympic Games.[1] He specializes in vault and floor exercises.[3]

González has won nine medals (four golds, four silvers and one bronze) at World Cup events, five medals (three silvers and two bronzes) at Pan American Games, seven medals (two golds, two silvers and three bronzes) at South American Games[4][5] and one gold medal at the January 2012 London Olympics test event (where he qualified for the Olympics).[1] He has participated in four World Championships (2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011), finishing seventh in Floor in 2009 and sixth in the same exercise in 2011.[6]

In April 2011 González was ranked World No. 1 in Floor and Vault for the first time.[7]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics González finished fourth in the Floor and Vault finals, with a score of 15.366 (out of 16.500) and 16.183 (out of 16.800), respectively. His execution score of 9.383 in Vault was the highest among the eight finalists.[8]

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