CHAN Thuang Tong Jonathan < Back  
Sport Gymnastics - Artistic
CGA Singapore   
Gender Male
Born 18 Mar 1985
Height1.67 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Other names David Chan
Residence Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Occupation Student
Higher education Aerospace Engineering - University of Michigan, College of Engineering: Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? At school in Singapore.
Why this sport? He had practiced gymnastics at school in Singapore and was looking for a way to relieve stress and have fun after he moved to the U.S. for university. He made some friends that were on the Women's gymnastics team and approached the coach who informed him he could not practice casually but would have to join the team.
Club / Team Wolverines (University of Michigan): Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Name of coach Kurt Golder
Coach from which country? United States
Coach from what year? 2006
General Interest
Other information LONG WAIT
The first male Singaporean gymnast to win a medal at the 2007 SEA Games in 20 years (singaporegymnastics.org.sg, 11 Jan 2010)

NATIONAL FIRST
The first U-M gymnast to win an All-American award in two different events in back to back years 2007-08. (grfx.cstv.com, 20 Sep 2010)