Danielle LeRay

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Danielle LeRay
Full name Danielle LeRay
Nickname(s) Dani
Country represented  Australia
Born (1982-11-06) 6 November 1982 (age 34)
Sutherland
Discipline Rhythmic gymnastics
Club

Meriden Rhythmic Gymnastics Club, Abbotsleigh Rhythmic Gymnastics Club, Ravenswood Rhythmic Gymnastics Club, PLC Sydney,

Tangara Gymnastics Centre.

Danielle Le Ray is an Australian gymnast. She started gymnastics in 1989 at the age of six. She represented Australia as an Olympic competitor at the Sydney Olympics in rhythmic gymnastics in 2000[1] and in the Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur in 1998.

On the lead up to the Sydney Olympics, Danielle Le Ray also featured in the Bonds "Our Olympic Heroes" calendar alongside Ian Thorpe, Cathy Freeman; Matt Shirvington; Emma George; Geoff Huegill; James Thompkins & Drew Ginn; Grant Hackett; Tania Van Heer; Patrick Johnson; Andrei Kravtsov; Liz Weeks; and Dean Pullar. Pictures were taken by photographer James Houston.

Since retiring as a gymnast Le Ray has been head coach of the Meriden, Abbotsleigh, Ravenswood, PLC and Tangara Rhythmic Gymnastics Centres.

Le Ray was also head coach of the Australian women's rhythmic gymnastics team at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. The team won the first Australian gold medal in the team event and achieved a further two gold, and two silver in individual events.[2]

More recently Le Ray has coached "Meriden Rythmix" into the semi-finals of Australia's Got Talent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic profile". 
  2. ^ Hand, Guy (13 October 2010). "Australia's long awaited rhythmic gold". 

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