Morgan Hamm

USA Gymnastics

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The Short List
  • 2004 Olympic silver medalist in the team competition, finished eighth on floor
  • 2000 Olympian, finishing eighth on floor, fifth in the team competition
  • 2003 World Championships silver medalist in team competition
Did You Know?
  • Won the 2004 American Cup floor exercise and pommel horse
  • Three-time U.S. National champion in floor exercise (2000, 2002, 2003)
  • Finished fourth in all-around at 2003 U.S. Championships
  • Has a twin brother Paul, who is the 2004 Olympic all-around champion and 2003 world all-around champion
  • Made history with Paul by becoming first set of twins ever to compete in same Olympic Games gymnastics competition (2000)
  • Profiled and photographed with Paul for People Weekly's "most eligible bachelors" (2004)
  • Started participating in gymnastics six months after his brother
  • Favorite TV show is Friends…food is steak…movie is Dumb and Dumber…book is the Davinci Code
  • Plays tennis, cards – Texas Hold’em is a favorite – chess, a German game called Sheepshead
  • Enjoys making pottery, dancing – especially hip-hop
  • Interested in becoming a physical therapist after his gymnastics career
  • Has an older sister who competed in gymnastics for Iowa State University

Morgan shares a similar personality with his twin brother Paul, the 2003 world all-around champion, but there is one difference. "Paul can be bossy in the gym," Morgan told People Weekly. "Sometimes it gets on my nerves."