One of the most resilient figures in the world of gymnastics, and in all of sports, would have to be the great Marian Drăgulescu of Romania. Winning his first world championship in 2001, he is still going strong and just took home a silver medal from the world championships in November. Watch for him as shoots for Olympic gold this year.
Name: Marian Drăgulescu
Hometown: Bucharest, Romania
Height/Weight: 5'4"/141 lbs
--- World Championships gold medalist, Vault (2001, 2005, 2006, 2009)
--- World Championships gold medalist, Floor (2001, 2002, 2006, 2009)
--- World Championships silver medalist, Vault (2003, 2015)
--- Olympic silver medalist, Floor (2004)