Tommy Wilson (gymnast)

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Tommy Wilson
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Born (1953-08-17) 17 August 1953 (age 66)
Sport Gymnastics

Thomas 'Tommy' Arthur Wilson (born 17 August 1953) is a British gymnast. He competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics and the 1980 Summer Olympics. [1]

Gymnastics Sport

Gymnastics is a sport that includes exercises requiring balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance. The movements involved in gymnastics contribute to the development of the arms, legs, shoulders, back, chest, and abdominal muscle groups. Alertness, precision, daring, self-confidence, and self-discipline are mental traits that can also be developed through gymnastics. Gymnastics evolved from exercises used by the ancient Greeks that included skills for mounting and dismounting a horse and from circus performance skills.

1976 Summer Olympics Games of the XXI Olympiad, held in Montréal in 1976

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1980 Summer Olympics Games of the XXII Olympiad, held in Moscow in 1980

The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Moscow, Soviet Union, in present-day Russia.

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  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Tommy Wilson Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC . Retrieved 8 August 2019.