Amelia Hundley

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Amelia Hundley
— Gymnast —
Full name Amelia Magdalena Hundley
Nickname(s) Meels
Country represented  United States
Born (1998-01-21) January 21, 1998 (age 16)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
Discipline Artistic Gymnastics
Level Senior International Elite
Years on national team 2011-present (Junior)
Gym Cincinnati Gymnastics
Head coach(es) Mary Lee Tracy
Assistant coach(es) Amy Wurth
Choreographer Dominic Zito

Amelia Magdalena Hundley (1998) is an American artistic gymnast from Cincinnati, Ohio.[1]

She won team gold medals competing for the United States at the 2012 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships and the City of Jesolo Trophy.[2]

Early Days[edit]

Born January 21, 1998 in Cincinnati Ohio to Mike and Sharon, Amelia started tumbling (gymnastics) when she was just an infant of age four in the family-owned dance studio run by her mother, a tumbler by profession. Soon, she got into gymnastics and at age seven was already competing in the level-5( Level 5 is the second level of USAG competition), Gatlin Classic, in 2005. In 2006, she bagged the all-around, balance beam and floor exercise titles at the Fiesta Bowl Invitational. There was no looking back for this very young gymnast as she soon jumped to level seven, all the time improving her pre-records. The year 2008 saw her, as a level-10 gymnast.[3]

Career Updates[edit]

After Amelia, as a junior international elite gymnast from Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy (CGA) in Ohio, participated as a strong contingent from the gold medal winner United States team at the 2012 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships in March 2012, in Italy, in June same year, she gave an outstanding performance in the VISA Championships, also known as the USA Gymnastics National Championships, and improved her AA score from 56.750 to 57.250. In March 2013, representing the United States national squad, Amelia excelled again in group performance in the City of Jesolo Trophy, in Jesolo, Italy.[3]

Currently, training 35 hours a week at the Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy under coaches Mary Lee Tracy and Amy Wert, Amelia wishes to represent United States at international meets. Her burning ambition is to participate in the World Gymnastics Championships and the 2016 Olympic Games.[3]

She has turned Senior in 2014 and will compete when the competition season has started. Hundley is a hopeful for a spot on the USA team for the 2014 World Championships in Nanning, China.

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