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Fast Facts

  • Along with brother Morgan, became the first set of twins to compete in the same Olympic games (2000).
  • Became the first American to win the Olympic all-around competition in 2004 after jumping 12 spots in two events.
  • Was passed over for the traditional Olympic champion Wheaties box cover for swimmer Michael Phelps, sprinter Justin Gatlin and fellow gymnast Carly Patterson.
  • Voted one of People magazine's most eligible bachelors in 2004.
  • Gave up competing after the 2004 Olympics to complete his degree at Ohio State.
  • Won the Winter Cup Challenge all-around title in his first event since returning to competition in March 2008.


  • Cecily Hamm — Mother
  • Morgan Hamm — Brother
  • Sandy Hamm — Father
  • Betsy Hamm — Sister


  • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States (BA in Accounting, 2007)


  • Birth Place: Washburn, Wisconsin, United States
  • Profession: Gymnast

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