Nile Wilson (born 17 January 1996 in Leeds) is a British artistic gymnast. He represented England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
The first British gymnast ever to win five gold medals at the European Junior Gymnastics Championships in 2014, he proceeded in the same year to win two Commonwealth Games gold medals, and four medals in total, on his senior debut for England. Wilson is the reigning Commonwealth Games champion on Horizontal Bar. In the World Championships in the same year, Wilson finished fourth in the Horizontal Bar final.
Wilson was crowned British Junior Champion in March. He also received the Young Sportsman male award at the Leeds Sports Awards. He competed at the 2014 European Championships in Sofia in May, winning five gold medals. He was then was selected to compete for the English Commonwealth Games team, graduating to Senior Level.
At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Wilson contributed a score of 86.607 for the England team to win the Team Gold and qualify second for the Individual all-around final, behind teammate Max Whitlock. Wilson then won a bronze medal in the all-around final with a score of 87.965. He won silver in the Parallel bars final with a score of 15.433 behind Scottish gymnast Daniel Purvis. Wilson took his first individual commonwealth gold in the Horizontal Bar final with a score of 14.966. His teammate Kristian Thomas took silver.
Text from this biography licensed under creative commons license