Has Australia ever won a medal in gymnastics at the Olympics?

Has Australia ever won a medal in gymnastics at the Olympics?

Ji remains the only Australian gymnast to ever win a World Championship, world record and Olympic medal.

Who is the most famous Australian gymnast?

Lauren Mitchell. Mitchell – Australia’s most successful and decorated gymnast – fell in love with gymnastics at the age of six when she had a ‘Gymbus’ birthday party on a double-decker bus fitted with gym equipment and balloons.

Who is the most famous Olympic gymnast?

Simone Biles
World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Rank Gymnastics Nation
1 Simone Biles United States
2 Svetlana Khorkina Russia
3 Gina Gogean Romania
4 Larisa Latynina Soviet Union

Who is on the 2021 Olympic gymnastics Team Australia?


  • Georgia Godwin – Artistic.
  • Emily Whitehead – Artistic.
  • Tyson Bull – Artistic.
  • Emily Abbot – Rhythmic.
  • Alexandra Aristoteli – Rhythmic.
  • Himeka Onoda – Rhythmic.
  • Lidiia Iakovleva – Rhythmic.
  • Alannah Mathews – Rhythmic.

Are there any Australians in the gymnastics Olympics?

Gymnastics events have been staged at the Olympic Games since 1896. Australian female gymnasts have participated in every Summer Olympics since 1956. A total of 46 female gymnasts have represented Australia. Australian women have not won any medals at the Olympics.

Who is the best gymnast in the world 2021?

Ranking the Best Gymnasts of the 2021 Quad

Name Country Points
Giulia Steingruber Switzerland 1
Li Shijia China 1
Tabea Alt Germany 1
Yeo Seo Jeong South Korea 1

Who is greatest gymnast of all time?

In some sports, there’s room for debate about who is the greatest of all time. In others, like gymnastics, the answer is obvious: it’s Simone Biles. Biles, who’s from the Houston suburb of Spring, just wrapped up her participation in the 2020 Olympic Games by winning a bronze medal in the balance beam.

Did Australia send a gymnastics team to Tokyo?

Biggest Australian Olympic Gymnastics team since Tokyo 1964 selected for Tokyo 2020. The Australian Olympic Committee has selected an 11-strong Gymnastics team for Tokyo, almost matching Australia’s largest ever Gymnastics squad of 12 set the last time Tokyo hosted the Games.

Who is the most decorated Australian Olympian of all time?

sprinter Emma McKeon
If you watched swimming in Tokyo, you learned that Australian sprinter Emma McKeon is a sprinting powerhouse! With 11 Olympic medals, Emma is the most decorated Australian Olympian of all time, in any sport!

Where is the 2024 Olympics being held?

2024 Summer Olympics/Location

The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be the biggest event ever organised in France. The Olympic games will take place from 26 July to 11 August 2024. The spectacle taking place during those weeks will go down in history and Paris will be the centre of the world – the world of sport and so much more.

Who was the first Australian gymnast to win a medal?

Ji Wallace won Australia’s first medal in gymnastics when he came second in the men’s trampoline in the discipline’s debut at the Sydney Games in 2000. At the London Olympics debutant Blake Gaudry looked on track to match the feats of Wallace, setting an Olympic record in his opening routine.

Why is there a Gymnastics Hall of Fame in Australia?

In 2012, Gymnastics Australia established The Hall of Fame Award to recognise any athlete or coach who is determined to have achieved “legend” status in the sport of gymnastics. Hall of Fame Award is not a recognition of service or longevity. The only Australian male gymnast to have represented Australia at three Olympic Games.

Who is the most famous Australian Olympic athlete?

Emma McKeon is the most prolific athlete at a single games, winning 7 medals (4 gold, 3 bronze) at the 2020 Olympics . Australia first competed in swimming at the 1900 Games, with Freddie Lane competing in two events and winning gold medals in both.

Who was the youngest Australian Olympian to win three gold medals?

In 2009 Trickett announced her retirement aged only 24, but she returned to the sport and picked up gold at London 2012. In 1956, Rose represented Australia at the Melbourne Olympics and won three gold medals, becoming the youngest Olympian to have ever been awarded three gold medals within a single Olympic Games.