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Scott Johnson (gymnast)

Scott Johnson
— Gymnast  —
Full name Scott Philip Johnson
Country represented  United States
Born (1961-07-12) July 12, 1961
Cincinnati, Ohio
Hometown Colorado Springs, Colorado
Residence Oviedo, Florida
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)[1]
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Years on national team 1980-1988
College team University of Nebraska
Retired 1988

Scott Philip Johnson (born 12 July 1961 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a retired American artistic gymnast. He represented the United States at the 1984 Summer Olympics and at the 1988 Summer Olympics. He was a member of the 1984 gold medal winning team,[2] and he was the team captain in 1988. He made history at the 1987 Pan American Games by becoming the first gymnast to win a medal on each event.[3] He was a member of the World Championship teams in 1981, 1983, 1985, and 1987.[4] While competing for the University of Nebraska, Johnson won 11 All-American Titles. He was nominated for the James E. Sullivan Award in 1988.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Scott Johnson". Sports-reference. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "U.S. Medalists at Olympic Games- Men & Women Artistic Gymnastics". USA Gymnastics. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Scott Johnson". American Entertainment International Speakers Bureau. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "JOHNSON, Scott". USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Scott Johnson". Legacy USA Gymnastics. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
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