Chris Brooks (gymnast)

Chris Brooks
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Brooks at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full nameChristopher Brooks
Country represented United States
Born (1986-12-19) December 19, 1986 (age 34)
Houston, Texas
HometownHouston, Texas
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
DisciplineMen's artistic gymnastics
Years on national team1999–2001, 2003–2005, 2010–2011
GymCypress Academy of Gymnastics
College teamUniversity of Oklahoma
Head coach(es)Tom Meadows
Former coach(es)Bill Foster, Mark Williams
RetiredAugust 16, 2017[1]
Medal record
Men's artistic gymnastics
Representing the  United States
World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Tokyo Team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Worcester All-around
Pacific Rim Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Richmond Team
Gold medal – first place 2012 Everett Team
Gold medal – first place 2012 Everett All-around
Gold medal – first place 2012 Everett Rings
Gold medal – first place 2012 Everett Horizontal bar
Silver medal – second place 2012 Everett Pommel horse

Christopher Brooks (born December 19, 1986 in Houston, Texas) is a retired American gymnast, now assistant coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks NCAA gymnastics team.[2] He won four gold medals at the 2012 Pacific Rim Championships. He has trained alongside Olympic and World Championships medalist Jonathan Horton as a junior, college and senior elite gymnast.[3] On August 17, 2017, he announced his retirement from artistic gymnastics.[4]

  1. ^ "On eve of P&G Championships, Brooks announces retirement". USA Gymnastics. Retrieved Dec 6, 2019.
  2. ^ "Chris Brooks". Arkansas Razorbacks. 2019-05-17. Retrieved 2021-10-05.
  3. ^ Barron, David; Chronicle, Copyright 2010 Houston (Aug 11, 2010). "Gymnastics National Championships: Friendly duel". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved Dec 6, 2019.
  4. ^ "Chris Brooks on Instagram: "Words will never be enough thanks to everyone who touched my life in this incredible sport... from the fans encouraging cheers to the…"". Instagram. Retrieved Dec 6, 2019.

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