Georgia Bonora

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Georgia Bonora
— Gymnast —
Nickname(s) Georgie
Country represented Australia
Born (1990-05-19) 19 May 1990 (age 23)
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics
Level Senior
Club Waverley Gymnastics Centre

Georgia Bonora is a former Australian gymnast, born in Melbourne on 19 May 1990.

She has represented Australia during the 2008 Summer Olympics, that took place in Beijing, China, and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Personal[edit]

Bonora has had problems with her ankle during 2011 and 2012.[1]

Artistic gymnastics[edit]

Bonora is an all-arounder.[2] She represented Australia in gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[3] She did not compete in 2011 because of an ankle injury.[1] As a member of the 2012 Australian senior squad, she was coached by John Hart. [4]

At the 2012 Australian Gymnastics Championships in Sydney, she finished fifth on balance beam and seventh on uneven bars.[5] The event was part of the Australian national team Olympic qualifying process.[5] In mid-June 2012, she was one of twelve Australian gymnasts vying to earn a final spot on the Olympic squad at a training session for the national team at the Australian Institute of Sport.[6][7] She was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in women's artistic gymnastics.[1][2][3][4][8] She has been selected to compete in the women's team event.[8] These will be her second Games.[2][3] Her Olympic training preparations will include learning how to deal with flash photography with strobe lighting used at practice and being exposed to distracting noises.[4][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Elizabeth Grimsley (2012-06-21). "Australian Olympic Team Announced". Inside Gymnastics Magazine. Insidegymnastics.com. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  2. ^ a b c "The Australian Girls Hope to Finish Sixth as They Did in Beijing". The Australian. 2012-06-21. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Mitchell heads gymnastics team — Other Sports — Sportal Australia". Sportal.com.au. 2012-06-21. Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  4. ^ a b c "Olympic debutants jump for joy". Canberratimes.com.au. 2010-09-14. Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  5. ^ a b "International Gymnast Magazine Online – Mitchell Takes Two Titles at Australian Nationals". Intlgymnast.com. 2012-05-27. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  6. ^ "I've got work to do: Mitchell". Fox Sports. 2012-06-18. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  7. ^ "Twelve women are in line for five seats on the plane to the UK". The Australian. 2012-06-06. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  8. ^ a b "Mitchell not feeling pressure for Games – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". Abc.net.au. 2012-06-21. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  9. ^ "Australian Gymnasts ready to amaze in Olympic arena". Boxscorenews.com. 2009-07-15. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 

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