Participants

Michael MERCIECA

Michael MERCIECA
    Artistic Gymnastics
Birth Date:  18 Apr 1991
Place of Birth:  PENRITH
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  26
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  165

Michael MERCIECA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 7 Apr 9:09
Gold Medal Event Men's Individual All-Around Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 Montreal, CAN Men's Pommel Horse 65 12.433
2017 Montreal, CAN Men's Parallel Bars 52 13.233
2017 Montreal, CAN Men's Horizontal Bar 30 13.100
2017 Montreal, CAN Men's Individual All-Around 93 38.766
2014 Nanning, CHN Men's Individual All-Around 227 53.665
2014 Nanning, CHN Men's Pommel Horse 126 13.133
2014 Nanning, CHN Men's Rings 103 14.000
2014 Nanning, CHN Men's Parallel Bars 185 12.966
2014 Nanning, CHN Men's Horizontal Bar 70 13.566
2014 Nanning, CHN Men's Team 26 324.917

Nickname: Mike (Athlete, 19 July 2017)
Hobbies

Watching rugby league, cricket, basketball (Athlete, 19 July 2017)


Occupation: Student, gymnastics coach (Athlete, 20 Jun 2017)
Education: Mechanical and materials engineering at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Sean WILSON (AUS) (Athlete, 19 July 2017)


Injuries

Selected for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, but had to withdraw because of a foot injury, which required surgery, and a right wrist injury. (gymnastics.org.au, 20 Jun 2017; Athlete, 19 Jul 2017). Injured ribs a few days before the 2017 World Gymnastics Championships in Canada and was restricted to competing in three events. (news.com.au, 11 Dec 2017)


Reason: He was good at cartwheels. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2017)
Memorable: Competing in Rio de Janeiro at the test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2017)
Hero: German gymnast Fabian HAMBUCHEN (Athlete, 19 Jul 2017)
Influence: Former coach Sergei CHINKAR (BLR) before he retired in early 2017. "He inspired and motivated me to be the best gymnast I could. I wouldn't be where I am today without him." (Athlete, 19 July 2017)
Ritual: "Has a set playlist of music to listen to." (Athlete, 19 July 2017)
Additional information

FINAL YEAR
Will study seven university subjects, including his final year thesis topic: selective laser sintering of ceramics using polymer binders. "Studying at university helps with my gymnastics because it takes my mind off sport and I have a life balance." (news.com.au, 11 Dec 2017)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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