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Full name  Jacob Dalton
Name  Jacob Dalton
Education  University of Oklahoma
Nickname(s)  Jake
Role  Gymnast
Height  1.68 m
Siblings  Jessi Dalton
Hometown  Reno, Nevada
Weight  67 kg

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Born  August 19, 1991 (age 24) (1991-08-19)
Discipline  Men's artistic gymnastics
Level  International Senior Elite
Residence  Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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Country represented  United States
Parents  Tim Dalton, Denise Dalton

Jacob "Jake" Dalton (born August 19, 1991) is a retired American gymnast and member of the University of Oklahoma Gymnastics and the U.S. National Team. He grew up in Sparks, Nevada, the son of Tim and Denise Dalton. He represented the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

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Early life

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Dalton attended Spanish Springs High School while training at Gym Nevada under coach Andrew Pileggi. After graduating, he received an NCAA scholarship to compete for the University of Oklahoma in 2009 where he has earned All-America honors, as well as winning the NCAA men's gymnastics floor and vault titles in 2011.

Gymnast

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He was the U.S. National Vault champion in 2009 and 2011, and the Floor Champion in 2011 and the All-Around Gold medalist of the Winter Cup Challenge in 2011.

He was a member of the USA team that won the Bronze medal in the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo, Japan. In 2013, Dalton won the bronze medal at the P&G National Championships en route to making the World Championships team. He went on the win a silver medal on floor exercise at 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. In 2015, Dalton was still recovering from a small shoulder labrum tear and did not compete in the P&G National Championships.

In 2016, a new element on the parallel bars was named for him in the Men's Gymnastics Code of Points.

Olympics

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It was announced on July 1, 2012 that Dalton would be a member of the 2012 Olympic team. The New York Times stated that the team roster is "considered so good that it could be the first United States men’s team to win gold since the 1984 Los Angeles Games." Dalton as part of the United States Gymastics team placed fifth in the team competition in the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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On June 25, 2016, Dalton was once again named to the five-man United States men's gymnastics team for the Olympics. He represented the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro alongside Sam Mikulak, John Orozco who was later substituted with Danell Leyva due to injury, Alex Naddour, and Chris Brooks.

2017: Retirement

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On August 9, 2017, news surfaced that Dalton was retiring from competitive gymnastics.

Mesomorphic

Mesomorphic is a clothing brand founded in 2012 by Jacob Dalton and fulfilled by Stars and Stripes Chicago.

Sponsorships

In 2013, Dalton signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Adidas gymnastics.

References

Jacob Dalton Wikipedia


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