Dong Dong

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Dong Dong
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Dong (center) at the awards ceremony for the Olympic Trampoline event in Beijing.
Personal information
Country represented China
Born (1989-04-13) April 13, 1989 (age 29)
Zhengzhou, Henan
Hometown Taiyuan, Shanxi
Height 167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Discipline Trampolining
Head coach(es) Cai Guang Liang
Assistant coach(es) Wang Ying

Dong Dong (simplified Chinese: 董栋; traditional Chinese: 董棟; pinyin: Dǒng Dòng; born April 13, 1989 in Zhengzhou, Henan) is a Chinese trampoline gymnast. He won medals in individual trampoline at three consecutive Summer Olympics: bronze in 2008 in Beijing, gold in 2012 in London, and silver in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

Career achievements[edit]

At the 2007 World Championships in Quebec City, Dong came in 2nd in the individual event and won gold in the team event. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, he won the bronze medal in the individual event, which is the only trampoline event at the Olympics. He won the 2009 World Championships Individual Championship in St. Petersburg, Russia. He and his teammates also defended their team crown and won gold in the team event again. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he won the gold medal. At the 2015 World Championships, he won his 10th career World Championship gold medal by winning the synchro event with Tu Xiao. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, he won the silver medal.

In 2017, he won a gold medal in Men's Synchro at The World Games 2017 in Wrocław, Poland.

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