Kohei Uchimura

Kohei Uchimura

Name Kohei Uchimura
Profession Gymnast
Date of Birth 1989-01-03
Place of Birth Japan
Death Date
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Kohei Uchimura

Japanese artistic gymnast who has earned a reputation as one of the finest male gymnasts of all time, winning five gold medals in the all-around at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships from 2010 to 2014. He earned his first Olympic gold medal representing Japan in the all-around at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Early Life Experience of Kohei Uchimura

He began training under Olympic gold medalist Naoya Tsukahara in Tokyo at age 15.

Trivia Info

In 2014, he won his fifth consecutive World Championship in the all-around, a feat which no other gymnast to that point had ever accomplished.

Family Life and Relationship

His parents, Shuko and Kazuhisa Uchimura, were also gymnasts.

Close Associates

He and China’s Yang Wei are both Olympic champions in the men’s all-around.

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