Daniel Purvis Gymnast Profile

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Daniel Purvis

Men's Artistic Gymnast
  • Born: 1990-11-13 (Age 29)
  • Birthplace: Liverpool
  • Lives: Southport
  • Club: Southport Gymnastics Club
  • Coach: Jeff Brookes and Andrei Popov
  • Career Highlights: 2012 Olympic Games team bronze medallist, 2012 European Championships team gold, four-time British Championships all-around champion


Dan is one of Britain’s most successful men’s artistic gymnasts having won British, Commonwealth, European, World and Olympic medals. A strong all-around gymnast and a regular presence in British teams over the years, Dan played a major role in the historic bronze medal won by Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics.

  • 2018 Commonwealth Games (Team Scotland) team and floor bronze
  • 2018 British Championships all-around bronze, Masters parallel bars silver, rings bronze
  • 2016 European Championships team silver
  • 2016 Glasgow World Cup bronze
  • 2015 World Championships team silver
  • 2015 European Championships all-around bronze
  • 2015 British Championships all-around, floor and rings champion, parallel bars silver, Masters floor and parallel bars bronze
  • 2015 Scottish Championships all-around, floor, pommel, parallel bars and high bar champion
  • 2014 Commonwealth Games (Team Scotland) parallel bars champion, team silver, rings bronze
  • 2014 European Championships team silver, floor bronze
  • 2014 British Championships parallel bars and rings silver
  • 2013-14 World Cup series champion
  • 2013 Glasgow World Cup all-around silver
  • 2013 Stuttgart World Cup all-around bronze
  • 2013 World Championships all-around 7th, floor 4th
  • 2013 Tokyo World Cup all-around bronze
  • 2013 British Championships all-around silver
  • 2012 Glasgow World Cup all-around bronze
  • 2012 Stuttgart World Cup all-around silver
  • 2012 Olympic Games team bronze
  • 2012 British Championships all-around champion, Masters rings champion
  • 2012 European Championship team gold
  • 2011 World Championships all-around 4th
  • 2011 World Cup series champion
  • 2011 European Championships all-around bronze
  • 2011 British Championships all-around champion
  • 2011 Glasgow World Cup all-around champion
  • 2010 British Championships all-around champion
  • 2010 Stuttgart World Cup all-around champion
  • 2010 World Championships floor bronze, all-around 5th
  • 2010 European Championships team silver, floor bronze
  • 2009 World Championships floor and rings finals
  • 2008 Junior European Championships team gold, all-around silver
  • 2006 Junior European Championships team 4th
Dan Purvis announces retirement
Dan Purvis announces retirement 18 Feb 2019 Olympic, world and European medal winner Daniel Purvis has today announced his retirement from competitive gymnastics. Dan has been a mainstay of the British men’s team...
New senior gymnast Jamie Lewis talks
New senior gymnast Jamie Lewis talks 29 Jan 2019 The senior men's artistic squad for 2019 has been named, with Adam Tobin, Donnell Osbourne, Jake Jarman, Jamie Lewis and Pavel Karnejenko all making the step up from junior to...
Dan Purvis wins sixth Scottish all-around title
Dan Purvis wins sixth Scottish all-around title 26 Feb 2018 The 2018 Scottish Artistic Gymnastics Championships took place from the 24th-25th February at Bell's Sport Centre in Perth. In the senior men's event it was Dan Purvis who took...