Sho Nakamori

Gymnastics

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Biography
Nakamori is the son of Tamae and the late Kazuki Nakamori. Both of his parents competed in gymnastics in college, and his father, Kazuki, was a member of the Japanese National Team. Nakamori is a senior at Stanford University, where he competes on the men's gymnastics team. He lists his father as the person who has had the greatest influence on his career. His favorite food is Japanese food and he says that the place he would most like to visit is England or Australia.

Personal Information
Hometown: Albany, CA
School: Stanford University
Grade: Senior (Fall '07)

National Competition Results
2008 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev.:
2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif.: 3rd-AA, HB; 4th-VT(T)
2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn.:
2006 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev.:
2005 Visa Championships, Indianapolis, Ind.: 4th-PB; 6th-PH; 8th-AA; 9th-FX
2004 Visa Championships, Nashville, Tenn.:
2004 Winter Cup, Las Vegas, Nev.: 3rd-PH; 7th-PB
2003 National Championships, Milwaukee, Wis.: 2nd-AA (Jr. Div)
2003 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Savannah, Ga.: 2nd-PB; 5th-AA
2003 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev.: 6th-HB; 7th-FX
2002 U.S. Championships, Cleveland, Ohio: 1st-AA (Jr. Div)
2002 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev.: 2nd-PB
2001 National Championships, Philadelphia, Pa.: 1st-VT (Jr. Div)
2001 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Minneapolis, Minn.: 1st-AA, FX, HB; 2nd-PB
2000 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Austin, Texas: 1st-AA, PH, PB; 2nd-SR, HB
1999 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Houston, Texas: 1st-FX, VT, PB; 2nd-AA, SR, HB
1998 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich.: 2nd-AA, PB

International Competition Results
2008 World Cup, Doha, Qatar:
2007 Good Luck Beijing International Tournament, Beijing, China: 8th-Team
2007 World Championships, Stuttgart, Germany: 4th-Team (alternate)
2004 Jurassic Classic, Calgary, Alberta, Canada: 2nd-Team
2003 Pan American Games, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 3rd-Team
2002 Pacific Alliance Championships, Vancouver, B.C., Canada: 1st-Team; 2nd-AA, PB (Jr. Div)
2002 Jurassic Classic, Calgary, Alberta, Canada: 1st-Team; 3rd-HB
2000 Junior Pan American Games, Curitiba, Brazil: 1st-Team; 2nd-AA, PH; 3rd-SR; 4th-FX(T); 6th-HB