HASHIMOTO Daiki
Japan
JPN
Title
Mr
Lastname
HASHIMOTO
Firstname
Daiki
Gender
male
Country
Japan
Place of birth
CHIBA
Year of birth
2001 (22 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Nickname
Hashidai, Mr Infinite Stamina [given by his high school coach due to his appetite for training]. (tv-asahi.co.jp, 17 Sep 2022; sanspo.com, 24 Jun 2019; yahoo.co.jp, 24 Jun 2019; mainichi.jp, 26 Jul 2021)
Hobbies
Driving, watching films. (tv-asahi.co.jp, 17 Sep 2022)
Spoken languages
Japanese
Coach
Hisashi Mizutori [national], JPN
Sporting relatives
His older brothers Takuya and Kengo have competed in artistic gymnastics at club and university level in Japan, respectively. (Takuya Hashimoto Instagram profile, 12 Sep 2019; sanspo.com, 24 Jun 2019; Instagram profile, 21 Jun 2019)
Injuries
He was dealing with pain in both wrists entering the 2022 World Championships in Liverpool, England, where he went on to win four medals [including gold in the individual all-around]. (intlgymnast.com, 31 Oct 2022; SportsDeskOnline, 23 Nov 2022)
Start sporting career
He began training in gymnastics at age six at Sawara Junior Club in Japan.
Reason for taking up the sport
He was influenced by his two older brothers.
Milestones
At age 19 years and 355 days, he became the youngest male gymnast to win a gold medal in the individual all-around at the Olympic Games when he claimed victory at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. (daily.co.jp, 28 Jul 2021; SportsDeskOnline, 30 Sep 2021)
Ambitions
To win gold medals in the individual all-around and team events at the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games. (olympics.com, 28 Jul 2022, 16 May 2021; nikkansports.com, 04 Jan 2020; tokyo-sports.co.jp, 21 Jan 2020)
Most memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the individual all-around competition at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (olympics.com, 28 Jul 2022)
Hero / Idol
Japanese artistic gymnast Kohei Uchimura. (tv-asahi.co.jp, 17 Sep 2022; olympics.com, 12 Aug 2021)
Philosophy / Motto
"Hard work beats talent." (chunichi.co.jp, 21 Jan 2020; tv-asahi.co.jp, 17 Sep 2022)
Awards
He received an Excellence Award at the 2021 Japanese Olympic Committee [JOC] Awards in Japan. (nikkansports.com, 17 Jun 2022)

In 2021 he was presented with the Narita Citizen Honorary Award and the Inzai Citizen Honorary Award in Japan. (news24.jp, 08 Sep 2021; sanspo.com, 08 Sep 2021)

In 2019 he was given the Road to 2020 Olympic Encouragement Award at the TV Asahi Big Sports Awards in Japan. (jpn-gym.or.jp, 08 Dec 2019)

He received the Excellence Award at the 2019 NHK Cup in Tokyo, Japan. (seiko.co.jp, 20 May 2019)
Additional information
GOLD MEDAL INSPIRATION
He said winning gold in the individual all-around competition at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo has given him the self-belief and inspiration to continue pursuing his sporting ambitions. "My goal was to win an Olympic gold medal. I knew I could do it - and I did it. I felt my own strength, my own powers which made me number one in the world. It gave me the confidence to fight with my whole career ahead of me. I learned that if I perform to potential, the results will take care of themselves. Also just because I won gold I can't get complacent. I have to keep working to get better. That's what I figured out." (olympics.com, 28 Jul 2022)

Last update : 2024-04-25

Olympic Games

2021 - Games of the XXXII Olympiad TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
1
Score Final
88.465 
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
88.531 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
14.700
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
14.766
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
27
Score Qualif.
13.866
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
15.300
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.066
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.033
Team
Rank Final
2
Score Final
262.397
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
262.251
World Championships

2023 - 52nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ANTWERP (BEL)

All-Around
Rank Final
1
Score Final
86.132 
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
85.432 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
7
Score Final
14.233
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.500
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
50
Score Qualif.
13.266
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
28
Score Qualif.
13.700
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
14.600
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.233
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.000
Team
Rank Final
1
Score Final
255.594
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
258.228

2022 - 51st FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships LIVERPOOL (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
1
Score Final
87.198 
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
84.665 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.500
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.466
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
109
Score Qualif.
11.666
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.000
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
14.733
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.700
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.100
Team
Rank Final
2
Score Final
253.395
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
260.695

2021 - 50th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships KITAKYUSHU (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
2
Score Final
87.964 
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
88.040 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.733
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.075
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
28
Score Qualif.
13.333
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
4
Score Final
15.000
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
15.200
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.066
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.633

2019 - 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships STUTTGART (GER)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
162
Score Qualif.
58.448 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.433
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
9
Score Final
13.333
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.883
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
4
Score Final
14.233
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
14.366
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
258.159
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
258.026
Continental Championships

2018 - 15th Junior Asian Championships JAKARTA (INA)

All-Around
Rank Final
4
Score Final
78.750 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
1
Score Final
13.775
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
13.850
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.350
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.250
Still Rings
Rank Final
4
Score Final
13.200
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
13.250
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.100
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
12.850
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
42
Score Qualif.
10.450
World Cup AA qualifying for OG

2020 - American Cup All-Around FIG World Cup 2020 MILWAUKEE (USA)

All-Around
Rank Final
5
Score Final
82.757 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-