|Full name||Kai Wen Tan|
|Alternative name(s)||Kevin Tan|
|Country represented||United States|
September 24, 1981 |
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Discipline||Men's artistic gymnastics|
|Head coach(es)||Randy Jepson|
|Assistant coach(es)||Slava Boiko|
He is of Chinese descent. His Chinese and legal name is Kai Wen and that is the name he uses in international competition. He uses his English language name Kevin in domestic events and in his coaching at Penn State.
At Penn State, Tan was a six time All-American. He won the NCAA team championship as a senior in 2004 and also won the individual titles in still rings in 2003 and 2004, thus becoming Penn State's first back-to-back NCAA champion on the still rings. He also earned All-American honors on the parallel bars (2002) and high bar (2003) during his career.
Following his graduation, he began working as an assistant coach of the Penn State men's gymnastics team.
Tan was named to the 2008 Olympic team and was selected as captain of the team. Tan did not qualify for the event final for his signature event the rings. During the finals on the last event the pommel horse, Tan scored 12.755. Fellow team member and original alternate Alexander Artemev secured the bronze medal with a score 15.350.
- Kevin Tan to represent the U.S. at the 2008 Olympics
- Macur, Juliet (2008-06-22). "Paul Hamm Among Two to Win Olympic Berths". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-08-12.
- "Gymnastics Men's Artistic Rings Qualification". Official Olympics 2008 Website. Retrieved 2008-08-12.
- Lloyd, Janice (2008-08-12). "No Hamms, No Problem; American men take Bronze". USA Today. Retrieved 2008-08-12.
- Kevin Tan at the United States Olympic Committee
- Kevin Tan at the International Federation of Gymnastics
- Kevin Tan at USA Gymnastics
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