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GOOSSENS Dennis
Belgium
BEL
Title
Mr
Lastname
GOOSSENS
Firstname
Dennis
Gender
male
Country
Belgium
Place of birth
Lokeren
Year of birth
1993 (27 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Occupation
Athlete, Student
Education
Mechanical Engineering - University College Odisee, Ghent, BEL
Family
Partner Elyne
Spoken languages
Dutch, English, French
Club
TK Kerels Waasmunster [Belgium]
Coach
Koen Van Damme [national]; Gilles Gentges [national], BEL (rtbf.be, 12 Aug 2018; sporza.be, 09 Aug 2018)
International senior debut
2013 for Belgium (hln.be, 16 Apr 2013)
Injuries
In September 2017 he suffered a meniscus [knee] injury. The injury required surgery and prevented him from competing at the 2017 World Championships in Montreal, QC, Canada. He returned to competition in March 2018. (nieuwsblad.be, 09 Aug 2018)

He has been troubled by shoulder injuries during his career. (teambelgium.be, 2016)
National Team
2013 (gobelgym.be, 02 Jun 2016)
Start sporting career
He took up the sport at age five. (odisee.be, 01 Jul 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (nieuwsblad.be, 09 Aug 2018)
Trainings
He trains between 25 to 28 hours a week. (innerme.eu, 16 Dec 2017)
Additional information
General
NATIONAL FIRST
He became the first male Belgian gymnast to qualify for an individual apparatus final at the Olympic Games when he competed in the rings final at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (nieuwsblad.be, 12 Aug 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 08 Oct 2018)

Last update : 2018-10-08

Olympic Games

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
86
Score Qualif.
15.366 
Still Rings
Rank Final
8
Score Final
14.933
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
15.366
Test Events Olympic Games

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
101
Score Qualif.
14.900 
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
14.900
Team
Rank Final
7
Score Final
342.534
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
World Championships

2018 - 48th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships DOHA (QAT)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
236
Score Qualif.
14.533 
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
14.533
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
236.644

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
204
Score Qualif.
15.191 
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
15.191
World Cup qualifying for OG

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 DOHA (QAT)

Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
13.966

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 BAKU (AZE)

Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.166
World / Challenge Cup

2018 - FIG World Challenge Cup PARIS (FRA)

Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.050

2018 - FIG World Cup 2018 DOHA (QAT)

Still Rings
Rank Final
7
Score Final
14.133
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.533

2017 - FIG World Cup 2017 DOHA (QAT)

Still Rings
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.500
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.633

2016 - World Challenge Cup 2016 VARNA (BUL)

Still Rings
Rank Final
5
Score Final
15.000
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.800

2016 - 40th TURNIER DER MEISTER World Challenge Cup 2016 COTTBUS (GER)

Still Rings
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.033
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.050

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 LJUBLJANA (SLO)

Still Rings
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.850
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.450

2015 - 39th Turnier der Meister World Challenge Cup 2015 COTTBUS (GER)

Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
14.675
Continental Championships

2018 - 33rd Senior European Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
138
Score Final
14.766 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Still Rings
Rank Final
7
Score Final
13.700
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.766

2016 - 32nd European Championships 2016 BERN (SUI)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
136
Score Qualif.
15.366 
Still Rings
Rank Final
7
Score Final
15.233
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
15.366
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
250.146

2015 - 6th European Individual Championships 2015 MONTPELLIER (FRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
135
Score Qualif.
15.200 
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
15.200

2013 - 5th European individual Championships 2013 MOSCOW (RUS)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
94
Score Qualif.
27.533 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
57
Score Qualif.
13.633
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
39
Score Qualif.
13.900