Angela Donald

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Angela Donald
Full nameAngela Donald
Nickname(s)Angie
Country represented Australia
Born (1995-12-04) 4 December 1995 (age 23)
Victoria, Australia
HometownMelbourne, Australia
Height144 cm (4 ft 9 in)
Weight36 kg (79 lb)
DisciplineWomen's artistic gymnastics
ClubWaverley/VIS
Head coach(es)John Hart
Assistant coach(es)Shao Yi Jiang

Angela Donald (born 4 December 1995[1]) is an Australian artistic gymnast and is the 2010 Bronze Medal Winner for the Beam at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.

Donald began her gymnastics career at age 9. She is half Chinese (mother) and loves water sports such as parasailing. She says that her favorite memory in gymnastics is "Hearing the head coach call my name for the Australian Team to compete for Germany." Her tips on how to become a top athlete; "Work Hard and never lose sight of your goals and dreams." She cites Nastia Liukin, Georgia Bonora, Shona Morgan and Emma Dennis as her influences.[2]

Career[edit]

2010s[edit]

Donald competed at the 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore where she won the Bronze Medal in the Beam Competition, coming behind China's Tan Sixin and Italy's Carlotta Ferlito.[3][4]

She was also a contender training for the 2012 Olympics team.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Angela Donald". vis.org.au. Archived from the original on 13 May 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Angela Donald". singapore2010.olympics.com.au. Archived from the original on 27 August 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Angela Donald". thecouchgymnast.squarespace.com. Archived from the original on 15 November 2010. Retrieved 1 June 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Donald's biggest test". singapore2010.olympics.com.au. 16 August 2010. Archived from the original on 7 March 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  5. ^ "Gymnastics coach faces tough decisions for London Games". news.com.au. 17 June 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Mitchell's Olympic dreams on track". canberratimes.com.au. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2015.