Jacob “Jake” Dalton, born on August 19, 1991, in Reno, Nevada, USA, is an American gymnast who competes for the University of Oklahoma and the U.S. National Team.
Dalton attended Spanish Springs High School while training at Gym Nevada under coach, Andrew Pileggi. After graduating, he won an NCAA scholarship to compete for the University of Oklahoma in 2009 where he has earned All-America honors, as well as winning the NCAA men’s gymnastics floor and vault titles in 2011. He was the U.S. National Vault champion in 2009 and 2011, and the Floor Champion in 2011 and the All-Around Gold medallist of the Winter Cup Challenge in 2011.
Dalton was part of the U.S.A. team that won the Bronze medal in the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo, Japan.
In 2012, Dalton was chosen for the 2012 Olympics in London.