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Max Whitlock MBE

Men's Artistic Gymnast
  • Born: 1993-01-13 (Age 25)
  • Birthplace: Hemel Hempstead
  • Lives: Hemel Hempstead
  • Club: South Essex Gymnastics Club
  • Coach: Scott Hann
  • Career Highlights: 2012 Olympic Games team and pommel horse bronze, 2015 World pommel horse champion and team silver, 2016 Olympic Games all-around bronze, floor gold, pommel gold


Max was first selected for the men’s senior team as travelling reserve for the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo having taken three medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi (India). In 2012 Max went on to form part of the European Championships gold medal winning team and at the Olympic Games took team and pommel horse bronze medals. In 2013 he became an English and British all-around champion and European all-around silver, floor gold and pommel horse bronze medal winner. He then went on to take silver on pommel and 4th all-around at the 2013 World Championships. In 2014 Max again won the British all-around title and then European pommel gold before taking Commonwealth all-around, floor and team gold and World Championship all-around silver. In 2015 he won World Championships team silver, floor silver and became pommel horse world champion! In 2016 Max continued to go from strength to strength, making his mark again on the world stage at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio by becoming a double Olympic champion, taking the title on both pommel and floor, as well as claiming an incredible all-around bronze. After taking some time away following Rio, Max returned at the 2017 World Championships and again made history by becoming the first British gymnasts to defend their world title, taking pommel gold with a near faultless routine.

  • 2017 World Championships pommel horse gold
  • 2016 Olympic Games team 4th, all-around bronze, floor and pommel horse gold
  • Named in the Team GB squad for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
  • 2016 British Championships all-around, floor, pommel horse and high bar gold, rings bronze, Masters floor, pommel horse gold, parallel bars and high bar silver, rings bronze
  • 2016 English Championships pommel horse gold
  • 2016 Glasgow World Cup gold
  • 2015 World Championship pommel horse gold, team silver, floor silver
  • 2015 British Championships pommel horse silver, masters pommel horse silver
  • 2015 English Championships pommel horse champion
  • 2014 World Championship all-around silver
  • 2014 Commonwealth Games (Team England) all-around, floor and team gold, pommel silver and parallel bars bronze
  • 2014 European Championships pommel horse champion and team silver
  • 2014 British Championships all-around champion
  • 2013 World Championships pommel horse silver and all-around 4th
  • 2013 European Championships all-around silver, floor gold and pommel horse bronze
  • 2013 British Championships all-around and floor champion
  • 2013 English Championships all-around champion
  • 2012 Olympic Games team bronze, pommel horse bronze
  • Selected to Team GB for 2012 Olympic Games
  • 2012 British Championships all-around 5th, Masters pommel horse silver
  • 2012 European Championships team gold and pommel horse final
  • 2011 World Championships travelling reserve
  • 2011 British Championships Masters vault silver
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games (Team England) team silver, high bar bronze, pommel horse silver
  • 2010 Junior European Championships team gold, all-around silver, floor and pommel horse gold
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