Yuri van Gelder

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Birthday
20, 1983
Birthplace
Netherlands
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1983 (age 36)
Birthplace
Netherlands

About

Gymnast specializing in the rings whose dominance in the Netherlands led to him being given the nickname "The Lord of the Rings." He has taken home gold at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships and represented his home country at the Summer Olympics. 

Before Fame

He began his training at the Kunst & Kracht 1919 club in Waalwijk, Netherlands at age 5.

Trivia

He was named Dutch Sportsman of the Year in 2005.

Family Life

His parents' names are Simon and Tineke. He has dated Katarina Leal. 

Associated With

He and Bulgaria's Yordan Yovchev are both World Artistic Gymnastics Champions in the rings.