Stanford gymnast Khoi Young is more than ready for the big stage.

The 21-year-old NCAA all-around champion exploded onto the international scene, winning two silver medals at the 2023 Artistic Gymnastics Championships, along with the bronze for Team USA. Adding a few more silver medals at the U.S. Championships, Young has proven himself to be a rising talent for USA Gymnastics, and will look to make his Olympic debut in Paris following the Olympic Team Trials in Minneapolis, MN at the end of June.

Learn more about the growing star ahead of the Games.

Athlete Bio

How old is Khoi Young?

Khoi Young is 21 years old and was born on December 31, 2002.

How tall is Khoi Young?

Khoi Young is 5-foot-4.

Who are Khoi Young’s parents?

Khoi Young’s parents are Kevin and Lucille Young. He also has two siblings: his brother, Kevin Young Jr., and his sister Sara Young.

Where is Khoi Young from?

Khoi Young is from Bowie, Maryland.

How old was Khoi Young when he started competing in gymnastics?

Khoi Young began practicing gymnastics at six years old. His parents got him involved in several sports as a child, but his love and talent for tumbling led him to join a gymnastics team, and his early success convinced him to pursue the sport competitively.

Is Khoi Young in college?

Khoi Young just finished his junior year at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. He is majoring in product design and is on track to graduate in 2025.

Fun Facts about Khoi Young

  • Khoi Young enjoys playing the piano and his favorite music artist is Prince
  • Khoi Young’s favorite subject in school in English, and his favorite book is "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes
  • When he was 13, Khoi Young told a reporter that he wanted to compete in the Olympics and has been pursuing that dream ever since

Career highlights

How many Olympics has Khoi Young been to?

Khoi Young will be competing to attend his first Olympic Games when he goes to the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Minneapolis, MN at the end of June.

How did Khoi Young do at the 2024 NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championships?

Khoi Young won the NCAA men’s All-Around championship as Stanford clinched its third NCAA team championship in a row. He also placed second overall on pommel and parallel bars, as well as third on vault.

How did Khoi Young do at the 2023 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships?

Khoi Young won the silver medals in both pommel and vault at the 2023 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. He also won a bronze medal with Team USA in the team competition. 

How many medals does Khoi Young have?

Khoi Young already has an impressive collection of medals at just 21. On top of his three medals from the 2023 World Championships, he has several U.S. Championship medals, including three silver medals and one bronze medal. He also has two silver medals and one bronze medals at the Winter Cup.

The road to Paris

Is Khoi Young going to the 2024 Paris Olympics?

Khoi Young is expected to be very competitive at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials after establishing himself as a rising star for Team USA. He can secure his spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic team with a strong performance in Minneapolis.

Where does Khoi Young train?

Khoi Young trains at Stanford University with head coach Thom Glielmi alongside teammates and fellow Olympic hopefuls Jeremy Bischoff, Asher Hong and Colt Walker

What events has Khoi Young won in 2024?

Khoi Young has had a strong start to the 2024 season. At the Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Fort Worth, Texas he won silver in the parallel bars and bronze in the all-around competition. He also placed first in the NCAA Men’s Gymnastics All-Around competition, beating out fellow Olympic hopeful Fredrick Richard.

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