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Jonathan Horton
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Country USA
Sport Gymnastics
Best Events All-Around, Still Rings, Horizontal Bar
Olympics Attended 2008; 2012
Olympic Medals Won
Gold medal icon Gold Silver medal icon Silver Bronze medal icon Bronze
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Personal Information
Nickname Jon
Birthdate 31 December 1985
Birthplace Houston, Texas, USA
Height 5ft 1in
Weight
Hometown Houston, Texas, USA

Jonathan Alan Horton was born on December 31, 1985 in Houston, Texas, USA. Horton is the 2009 and 2010 National All-Around Champion and has medals in multiple events. Horton was on the 2008 Men's Olympic Team in Beijing helping the team win the bronze medal and placing eigth in the all-around competition. He was the only male gymnast from USA to win an individual medal that year. On July 1, 2012, Horton was added to the men's gymnastics Olympic team being the only member with Olympic experience. He was Captain of the 2010 and 2011 World teams and will be the Captain of this year's Olympic team.

Horton also competed for the University of Oklahoma from 2005-2008 where he broke the OU records for NCAA titles and All-America Honors.

Personal LifeEdit

Horton married Haley DeProspero on June 20, 2009. Haley was also a gymnast at the University of Oklahoma.

Major ResultsEdit

Summer Olympics

  • 2008 Horizontal Bar - 2nd
  • 2008 Team - 3rd
  • 2008 All-Around - 8th
  • 2012 Team - 5th
  • 2012 High Bar - 6th

National Visa Championships

  • 2002 Rings - 1st
  • 2002 Vault - 1st
  • 2002 All-Around - 2nd
  • 2002 Floor - 2nd
  • 2006 Floor - 1st
  • 2006 All-Around - 2nd
  • 2006 High Bar - 3rd
  • 2008 All-Around - 2nd
  • 2008 Still Rings - 2nd
  • 2008 Floor - 2nd
  • 2009 All-Around - 1st
  • 2009 Rings - 1st
  • 2009 High Bar - 1st
  • 2009 Floor - 2nd
  • 2010 All-Around - 1st
  • 2010 Rings - 2nd
  • 2010 Floor - 3rd
  • 2011 All-Around - 2nd
  • 2011 Vault - 3rd
  • 2011 Rings - 3rd
  • 2011 Floor - 3rd

World Championships

  • 2010 All-Around - 3rd
  • 2011 Team - 3rd

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