Paul Hamm

China win’s men’s team gymnastics

China has taken out gold in the men’s team event in the gymnastics, followed by Japan and the United States.
Morgan and Paul Hamm had to pull out of the United States team due to injury and were surely missed by the team
Gold - China - 286.125
Silver - Japan - 278.875
Bronze - United States - 275.850

11 years ago

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Morgan Hamm has pulled out of the Beijing Olympics, due to an ankle injury.
“I have been dealing with this for the last year and it has gotten worse here in Beijing,” Morgan Hamm said in a statement issued Thursday afternoon through USA Gymnastics. “Right now I am unable to perform my tumbling skills at the [...]

The United States gymnastics team is still hopeful Chellsie Memmelis can compete in the Beijing Olympics, after injuring her ankle in training.
“Memmel is still expected to compete in the Olympic Games,” USA Gymnastics said in a short official statement.
“USA Gymnastics is monitoring Chellsie on a daily basis,” USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was quoted as [...]

In news that will disappoint U.S. gymnastic fans, Paul Hamm will not be competing at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
“There came a point in the gym where I almost threw my arms in the air and just knew, this wasn’t working,” the 25-year-old Hamm said. “It was a really tough decision for me to [...]

Paul Hamm is getting ready to put his hand to test and see if it is strong enough to compete at the Beijing Olympics.
“Amazing. Absolutely amazing. Those are the terms you hear,” Hamm’s coach Miles Avery said. “In some areas, it looks like he just didn’t skip a beat at all. It looks like Paul [...]

Morgan Hamm received a warning from the anti-doping authority for taking a prescribed anti-inflammatory shot without getting the appropriate approval.
He place on the team however, is still secure.
“It’s really a relief,” Hamm told The Associated Press from Colorado Springs, Colo., where he is at a training camp with the rest of the U.S. team. “Now [...]

Olympic gold medalist Paul Hamm is recovering from his broken hand and can now do gymnastics again.
“I’m very, very encouraged today,” coach Miles Avery said. “I can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Wow, I’m finally seeing him do real gymnastics, and it feels good.”
He has been out of action since May 22 when he [...]