Morgan Hamm

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMorgan Carl•Hamm
Used nameMorgan•Hamm
Born24 September 1982 in Ashland, Wisconsin (USA)
Measurements165 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsTeam Chevron/Swiss Turners, West Allis, Wisconsin
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Morgan Hamm was a gymnast who was on the USA team at the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games, winning a silver medal in the team event at Athina in 2004. His twin brother, Paul Hamm, was the individual gold medalist in 2004. Their sister, Betsy Hamm, was also a top gymnast at the University of Florida and won the 1998 NCAA title on balance beam.

Morgan was named to the 2008 US Olympic team but withdrew due to injuries. Morgan Hamm also won a silver medal at the 2003 World Championships. He had a move he inspired as he was the first person to officially introduce the B-Boy maneuver Airflare to gymnastics.

After his gymnastics career Hamm studied at The Ohio State University and then enrolled at Concordia University and studied pharmacology, eventually obtaining a Pharm.D. degree and practicing as such.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2000 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Morgan Hamm
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 57 r1/2
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) United States 5
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 7
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =39 r1/1
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 34 r1/1
Rings, Men (Olympic) =45 r1/1
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 52 r1/1
2004 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Morgan Hamm
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 67
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) United States 2 Silver
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 8
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =26 r1/1
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 4
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 11 r1/1

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