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GOOSSENS Dennis (BEL)

Identity

Title
Mr
Gender
male
Lastname
GOOSSENS
Firstname
Dennis
Country
Belgium
City
ELVERSELE
Country of birth
Belgium
Place of birth
Lokeren
Year of birth
1993
Height
160 cm / 5' 3''
Weight
-
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
Facebook account
Instagram account
Twitter account

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

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
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.
-
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
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
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.050
Still Rings
Rank Final
7
Score Final
14.133
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.533
Still Rings
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.500
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.633
Still Rings
Rank Final
5
Score Final
15.000
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.800
Still Rings
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.033
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.050
Still Rings
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.850
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.450
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
14.675
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
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
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
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

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