SABOT Hamilton
France
FRA
Title
Mr
Lastname
SABOT
Firstname
Hamilton
Gender
male
Country
France
Place of birth
Cagnes-sur-Mer
Year of birth
1987 (32 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Nickname
Hamil (Facebook profile, 2013)
Hobbies
Playing guitar, listening to music. (mailmovement.com, 12 Apr 2013)
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Education
Physiotherapy - National School of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Saint-Maurice-de-Beynost, FRA
Spoken languages
English, French
Club
Olympique Antibes Juan-les-Pins / Institut National du Sport [INSEP] [France]
Coach
Philippe Carmona [national], FRA; Denis Charlieux [national], FRA; Thomas Bouhail [national], FRA (ffgym.com, 25 Jan 2016)
Injuries
He underwent an operation on a torn fascia in his left hand in April 2015. (Facebook page, 07 Apr 2015; ffnatation.fr, 05 Feb 2015)

He decided not to participate in the 2014 World Championships due to an ankle injury. The injury was not serious, but he sustained it too close to the competition and decided not to risk further damamge. (Facebook page, 18 Sep 2014)

He sustained an ankle injury in late 2011. (lemonde.fr, 12 Oct 2012; leparisien.fr, 07 Aug 2012)
National Team
2003 (ffnatation.fr, 05 Feb 2015)
Start sporting career
He took up gymnastics at age seven at the Olympique Antibes Juan-les-Pins club in France. (unss.org, 17 Nov 2014)
Reason for taking up the sport
"I was in primary school and I gave it a try and a coach saw me and suggested I join the club." (franceolympique.com, 31 Mar 2011)
Most memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal on parallel bars at the 2012 Olympic Games. (ouest-france.fr, 24 Apr 2013)
Philosophy / Motto
"Always believe in yourself." (ffgams.com, 22 Dec 2011)
Additional information
Awards
He was named a Knight of the National Order of Merit in France in 2013. (ffgym.com, 04 Mar 2013)

General
OLYMPIC TATTOOS
He has a tattoo of the Olympic rings on his chest to commemorate his participation in the Olympic Games. He also has three Roman numerals tattooed on his left hand, which signify the date he won a bronze medal on parallel bars at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. "This is my second birthday. This day is very dear to me and I wanted to burn it into my skin. This is the sign that I have not sacrificed my youth for nothing." (Facebook page, 08 Jun 2015; Facebook page, 07 Aug 2014; ouest-france.fr, 24 Apr 2013)

POST-SPORTS CAREER
He initially studied commerce, but discovered that the subject did not fit him. His ultimate choice was physiotherapy studies. "I needed a hands-on, social profession. Something where I could help people. Physiotherapy became just that. Plus, it will hopefully help me keep a foot in the sports world." (ffnatation.fr, 05 Feb 2015)

RETIREMENT PLANS
He plans to retire from competitive sport in 2017. (mailmovement.com, 12 Apr 2013)

Last update : 2016-09-23

Olympic Games

2012 - Games of the XXX Olympiad LONDON (GBR)

Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
30
Score Qualif.
14.033
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
36
Score Qualif.
14.533
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.566
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
15.366
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
20
Score Qualif.
14.866
Team
Rank Final
8
Score Final
265.441
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
265.759

2008 - Games of the XXIX Olympiad BEIJING (CHN)

Team
Rank Final
8
Score Final
272.875
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
World Championships

2015 - 46th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
214
Score Qualif.
56.999 
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
42
Score Qualif.
14.200
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
132
Score Qualif.
13.533
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
42
Score Qualif.
14.966
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
29
Score Qualif.
14.300
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
344.859

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
207
Score Qualif.
15.100 
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
20
Score Qualif.
15.100

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
165
Score Qualif.
70.698 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
104
Score Qualif.
13.866
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
43
Score Qualif.
14.200
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
41
Score Qualif.
14.433
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
54
Score Qualif.
14.466
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
68
Score Qualif.
13.733
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
349.818

2010 - 42nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ROTTERDAM (NED)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
41
Score Qualif.
85.981 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
59
Score Qualif.
14.108
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
14.666
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
51
Score Qualif.
14.500
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
142
Score Qualif.
13.566
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
24
Score Qualif.
14.733
Team
Rank Final
5
Score Final
263.468
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
350.284
World / Challenge Cup

2016 - World Challenge Cup 2016 VARNA (BUL)

Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
25
Score Qualif.
12.650

2014 - 38th Turnier Der Meister World Challenge Cup 2014 COTTBUS (GER)

Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
13.966
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
4
Score Final
15.225
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
15.200
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.333
Continental Championships

2014 - European Championships 2014 SOFIA (BUL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
60
Score Qualif.
58.557 
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
14.233
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
29
Score Qualif.
14.133
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
15.300
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.500
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.891
Team
Rank Final
5
Score Final
258.892
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
259.779

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