|— Gymnast —|
Fabian Hambüchen in 2013
25 October 1987 |
Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||63 kg (139 lb)|
|Club||TSG Niedergirmes, Wetzlar; KTV Straubenhardt , Straubenhardt|
|Head coach(es)||Wolfgang Hambüchen|
Hambüchen was the youngest German athlete at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and finished seventh in the horizontal bar and eighth in the team competition. So far in his career, he has won nine medals at World championships and eleven at European Championships. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, he won the bronze medal in the horizontal bar.
In 2007 he was named the German Sportspersonality of the Year.
At the 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Hambüchen finished third in the all-around, and seventh on floor. On horizontal bar, he scored 15.933 to win a silver medal.
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