Top 10 Best Gymnasts 2022

10. Gabby Douglas

Gabby Douglas 

Gabby Douglas is the world's 10th-best gymnast. She became famous in 2012, but she's still worth watching.  She's a rare gymnast who's stayed on top after Olympic success. Douglas won all-around gold in London and trained for four years to return in 2016. Since the last Olympics, she's been a top gymnast.

09. Manrique Larduet

Manrique Larduet

Manrique Larduet is the ninth best gymnast in the world. Manrique Larduet is Cuba's first Olympian since 2004. Larduet qualified for Rio with a bronze medal at the World Championships. A day earlier, he'd won silver in all-around.

08. Danell Leyva

Danell Leyva

Danell Leyva is ranked number 8 on this list of the top 10 gymnasts in the world right now. His Olympic performances in 2012 and 2016 were quite successful. Leyva was the lone cheerleader during a men's gymnastics team-deflating tournament in London by winning the bronze medal in the all-around.

07. Oksana Chusovitina

Oksana Chusovitina

Oksana Chusovitina is number 7 in the world's best gymnasts. Oksana Chusovitina, 43, is the oldest female Olympic gymnast. Seven Olympics in the Soviet Union, Germany, and Uzbekistan. Oksana just won silver in Jakarta.

06. Donnell Whittenburg

Donnell Whittenburg

Donnell Whittenburg is the sixth best gymnast in the world. Donnell Whittenburg has become America's most famous male gymnast recently. In his first year as a senior (18+), Whittenburg was nominated to the national squad and helped earn bronze at the 2014 World Championships.

05. Shang Chunsong

Shang Chunsong

Shang Chunsong is the fifth-best gymnast in the world. Shang Chunsong could challenge U.S. all-around gymnasts. China's age requirements have been questioned recently (gymnasts must be at least turning 16 in the year of the Olympics).

04. Dipa Karmakar

Dipa Karmakar

Dipa Karmakar is the fourth best gymnast in the world. Dipa Karmakar's story became viral after she became India's first Olympic gymnast. Being the first Olympian to represent a nation is an achievement. She's one of few women to attempt a vault named after Russian gymnast Yelena Produnova.

03. Sam Mikulak

Sam Mikulak

Sam Mikulak comes in at number three on this list of the top 10 gymnasts in the world right now. He was a member of the London, 2012, men's team. But after competing in the Olympics, he developed into one of the top gymnasts in the nation.

02. Kohei Uchimura

Kohei Uchimura

Kohei Uchimura comes in at number two on this list of the top 10 gymnasts in the world right now. Japan's Kohei Uchimura, better known by his stage name "Superman," is vying to be recognized as the greatest gymnast in history.

01. Simone Biles

 Simone Biles

Simone Biles is now the world's best gymnast. Simone Biles was 15 when she made the London 2012 Olympic team. She'd done everything for seven years. She demonstrated her world-class status in Rio. She's clearly done that.