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DALTON Jacob
United States of America
USA
Title
Mr
Lastname
DALTON
Firstname
Jacob
Gender
male
Country
United States of America
Place of birth
Reno, NV
Year of birth
1991 (31 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Nickname
Jake (usagym.org, 16 Aug 2015)
Hobbies
Playing video games, movies, music, cars, motorcycles. (usagym.org, 16 Aug 2015)
Occupation
Athlete, Personal Trainer
Family
Wife Kayla
Spoken languages
English
Club
University of Oklahoma / Team Hilton [Norman, OK, USA]
Coach
Mark Williams [club]; Nori Iwai; Kevin Mazeika [national], USA; Vitaly Marinitch [national], RUS; Mike Naddour [national] (soonersports.com, 16 Aug 2015; usagym.org, 16 Aug 2015; 10 Jan 2016; teamusa.org, 14 Aug 2015)
Sporting relatives
His wife Kayla Dalton [formerly Nowak] competed in collegiate gymnastics. (intlgymnast.com, 05 Feb 2013)
International senior debut
2009 for United States, World Championships in London, England (Athlete, 18 Jan 2012)
Injuries
He underwent shoulder surgery in 2015 for a small labrum tear. (soonersports.com, 16 Aug 2015; olympics.nbcsports.com, 14 Aug 2015)

He competed with a thumb injury at the 2013 World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium. After the competition concluded, he had surgery on his thumb. (gymcastic.com, 22 Feb 2014)
Start sporting career
He began the sport in 1996 at age six. (usagym.org, 16 Aug 2015; intlgymnast.com, 05 Feb 2013)
Reason for taking up the sport
He was introduced to gymnastics by his baseball coach who suggested he take up the sport to improve his strength. "I had to decide to either keep competing or stop gymnastics and continue in baseball, so I decided to stop baseball." (usagym.org, 16 Aug 2015; intlgymnast.com, 05 Feb 2013; usa-gymnastics.org, 16 May 2012)
Ambitions
To take over his parents gymnastics club in Nevada after he retires. (usagym.org, 16 Aug 2015; kimdolanleto.com, 17 Apr 2015)
Philosophy / Motto
"Never take anything for granted. If you get something, it is because you earned it. If you get something, take everything you can out of it. Every experience you can learn something. Even outside of the gym, appreciate everything you have." (usa-gymnastics.org, 16 May 2012)
Additional information
General
MESOMORPHIC CLOTHING
In 2012 he founded his own clothing brand, Mesomorphic Clothing. (mesoclothing.com, 07 Feb 2015)

PERSONAL TRAINER
He works as a certified personal trainer with the International Sports Sciences Association [ISSA]. (Facebook profile, 27 Jun 2015)

TEAM HILTON
He is a member of Team Hilton, a programme created by USA Gymnastics and global hospitality company Hilton Worldwide that provides financial support to male gymnasts to help offset their training and living expenses while they pursue their Olympic ambitions. (usagym.org, 16 Aug 2015)

Last update : 2016-09-23

Olympic Games

2016 - Games of the XXXI Olympiad RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
50
Score Qualif.
75.132 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
6
Score Final
15.133
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.600
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
14.900
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
14.633
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
21
Score Qualif.
15.166
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
33
Score Qualif.
14.333
Team
Rank Final
5
Score Final
268.560
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
270.405

2012 - Games of the XXX Olympiad LONDON (GBR)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
5
Score Final
15.333
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.633
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
15.100
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
15.333
Team
Rank Final
5
Score Final
269.952
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
275.342
World Championships

2014 - 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships NANNING (CHN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
131
Score Qualif.
75.565 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
4
Score Final
15.600
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
15.466
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
15.400
Vault
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.199
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.183
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
15.266
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
23
Score Qualif.
14.300
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
270.369
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
360.393

2013 - 44th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ANTWERP (BEL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
130
Score Qualif.
30.299 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.600
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.166
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
14.866

2011 - 43rd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
142
Score Qualif.
74.189 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
8
Score Final
15.133
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
15.366
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
30
Score Qualif.
14.566
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
16.016
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
44
Score Qualif.
14.558
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
87
Score Qualif.
13.466
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
273.083
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
361.583

2009 - 41st FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships LONDON (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
183
Score Qualif.
15.875 
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
21
Score Qualif.
15.112
Test Events Olympic Games

2016 - Aquece Rio Final Gymnastics Qualifier (Test Event) RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
92
Score Qualif.
43.932 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
61
Score Qualif.
13.933
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
14.733
Vault
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.853
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.933
World / Challenge Cup

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 DOHA (QAT)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.475
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.350