NGUYEN Marcel
Germany
GER
Title
Mr
Lastname
NGUYEN
Firstname
Marcel
Gender
male
Country
Germany
Place of birth
Munich
Year of birth
1987 (32 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Hobbies
Art, golf, cars, cats. (Facebook page, 08 Sep 2019)
Occupation
Athlete
Education
Business Administration - Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
Spoken languages
English, German
Club
TSV Unterhaching [Germany]
Coach
Andreas Hirsch [national], GER; Valeri Belenki [personal], GER (augsburger-allgemeine.de, 12 Aug 2018; rp-online.de, 12 Aug 2018)
International senior debut
2005 for Germany (dtb.de, 01 Jan 2018)
Injuries
He tore ligaments in the middle finger of his left hand right before the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. The injury ruled him out of the all-around competition at the event. (spox.com, 14 Oct 2015)

In July 2015 he was knocked off his bicycle by a motorist opening a car door. He suffered a concussion, which stopped him training for 10 days, as well as a thumb contusion and bruises. His thumb gave him problems for three months. (t-online.de, 11 Aug 2015)

In 2014 he tore the anterior cruciate ligament [ACL] in his knee. He returned to training seven months later. (handelsblatt.com, 20 Apr 2015; olympictalk.nbcsports.com, 04 Oct 2014)

In 2010 he broke the fibula in his right leg at a friendly meet between Germany, Switzerland and Romania. (examiner.com, 26 Sep 2010)
Start sporting career
He took up the sport at age four. (marcel-nguyen.com, 29 Jul 2008)
Reason for taking up the sport
His mother introduced him to the sport. "I always tried to do splits and stuff in our living room at home and my mum was a gymnast too when she was young. That's why she took me to the gym." (gymandnews.com, 13 Jul 2016; marcel-nguyen.com, 29 Jul 2008)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (swr.de, 28 Nov 2017)
Philosophy / Motto
"Pain is temporary, pride is forever." (stuttgarter-zeitung.de, 03 Mar 2015)
Awards
He received the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt [Silver Laurel Leaf] in Germany in recognition of his performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (marcel-nguyen.com, 01 Oct 2013)
Additional information
General
NAMED ELEMENT
In August 2016 the International Gymnastics Federation [FIG] announced that an element on the parallel bars had been named after him in the FIG Official Code of Points. The move [The Nguyen] is executed by a free hip circle mount from the side of the bars with three quarter turn to handstand position. The naming of the element came after he performed it at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (fig-gymnastics.com, 30 Aug 2016)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
In 2017 he was named as one of the contestants on the German reality television show, 'Dance, dance, dance'. (freiepresse.de, 20 Jul 2017)

Last update : 2019-09-21

Olympic Games

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

All-Around
Rank Final
19
Score Final
86.031 
Rank Qualif.
22
Score Qualif.
86.098 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
30
Score Qualif.
14.500
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
54
Score Qualif.
13.433
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
14.733
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
15.466
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
62
Score Qualif.
13.366
Team
Rank Final
7
Score Final
261.275
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
261.518

2012 - Games of the XXX Olympiad LONDON (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
2
Score Final
91.031 
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
89.833 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
8
Score Final
14.966
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
15.433
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
33
Score Qualif.
13.900
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
15.100
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.800
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.525
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
15.000
Team
Rank Final
7
Score Final
268.019
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
270.888

2008 - Games of the XXIX Olympiad BEIJING (CHN)

Team
Rank Final
4
Score Final
274.600
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Test Events Olympic Games

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
72
Score Qualif.
71.233 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
26
Score Qualif.
14.533
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
14.800
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
6
Score Final
15.366
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.500
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
84
Score Qualif.
11.900
Team
Rank Final
1
Score Final
350.609
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
World Championships

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

All-Around
Rank Final
20
Score Final
79.132 
Rank Qualif.
24
Score Qualif.
79.697 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
14.166
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
101
Score Qualif.
11.233
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
14.133
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
20
Score Qualif.
14.566
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
137
Score Qualif.
11.933
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
241.935

2017 - 47th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships MONTREAL (CAN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
117
Score Qualif.
29.099 
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
25
Score Qualif.
14.166
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
7
Score Final
14.700
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.933

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
47
Score Qualif.
84.057 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
67
Score Qualif.
14.133
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
210
Score Qualif.
11.233
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
42
Score Qualif.
14.500
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
29
Score Qualif.
15.200
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
21
Score Qualif.
14.658
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
345.717

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

All-Around
Rank Final
8
Score Final
88.831 
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
88.464 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
52
Score Qualif.
14.466
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
64
Score Qualif.
13.733
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
15.033
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
15.133
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
32
Score Qualif.
14.266
Team
Rank Final
6
Score Final
263.926
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
354.132

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

All-Around
Rank Final
12
Score Final
85.775 
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
84.900 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
15.250
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
67
Score Qualif.
12.950
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
38
Score Qualif.
14.125
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
36
Score Qualif.
14.275
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
46
Score Qualif.
13.750

2007 - 40th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships STUTTGART (GER)

Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
273.525
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
World Cup qualifying for OG

2018 - 43rd Turnier der Meister FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup COTTBUS (GER)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.266
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
14.100
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.383
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.800
World / Challenge Cup

2019 - FIG EnBW DTB-Pokal All-Around World Cup 2019 STUTTGART (GER)

All-Around
Rank Final
4
Score Final
82.864 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-

2018 - FIG Individual All-Around World Cup 2018 BIRMINGHAM (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
6
Score Final
81.232 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-

2018 - FIG EnBW DTB-Pokal Individual All-Around World Cup 2018 STUTTGART (GER)

All-Around
Rank Final
6
Score Final
81.966 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-

2017 - 42nd Turnier der Meister FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup COTTBUS (GER)

Still Rings
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.500
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.700
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.133
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.200

2017 - FIG World Challenge Cup - 20th Internationaux de France 2017 PARIS (FRA)

Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
14.100
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
4
Score Final
14.450
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.350

2017 - FIG World Cup 2017 DOHA (QAT)

Still Rings
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.433
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.466
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.066
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.666

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

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
4
Score Final
14.433
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
14.550
Still Rings
Rank Final
4
Score Final
15.000
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.450
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.666
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.550
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
13.850

2016 - EnBW DTB-POKAL World Cup 2016 C II STUTTGART (GER)

All-Around
Rank Final
4
Score Final
86.132 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Continental Championships

2019 - 8th European Men's and Women's Individual Championships SZCZECIN (POL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
82
Score Qualif.
55.499 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
14.100
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
13.700
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
14.533
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
45
Score Qualif.
13.166

2018 - 33rd Men's Artistic European Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
31
Score Final
69.598 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.066
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.433
Still Rings
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.066
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.666
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
26
Score Qualif.
13.833
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
51
Score Qualif.
12.466

2017 - 7th European Individual Championships 2017 CLUJ NAPOCA (ROU)

Parallel Bars
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.800
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.166

2016 - 32nd European Championships 2016 BERN (SUI)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
81
Score Qualif.
44.474 
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
14.900
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.566
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
15.483
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
14.091
Team
Rank Final
5
Score Final
256.411
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
256.262

2014 - European Championships 2014 SOFIA (BUL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
61
Score Qualif.
57.873 
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
15.008
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
62
Score Qualif.
13.566
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
15.133
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
23
Score Qualif.
14.166
Team
Rank Final
4
Score Final
260.711
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
254.627

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
72
Score Qualif.
30.866 
Still Rings
Rank Final
8
Score Final
15.133
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.300
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
4
Score Final
15.500
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.566

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