|— Gymnast —|
Dong (center) at the awards ceremony for the Olympic Trampoline event in Beijing.
April 13, 1989 |
|Height||167 cm (5 ft 6 in)|
|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 male 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.
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.
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