Max Whitlock MBE Gymnast Profile

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Max Whitlock MBE

Men's Artistic Gymnast
  • Born: 1993-01-13 (Age 28)
  • Birthplace: Hemel Hempstead
  • Lives: Hemel Hempstead
  • Club: South Essex Gymnastics Club
  • Coach: Scott Hann
  • Career Highlights: 2012 Olympic Games team and pommel bronze, 2015, 2017 & 2019 world pommel champion, 2016 Olympic Games floor and pommel champion, all-around bronze


Max is the most successful British male artistic gymnast in history and continues to raise the bar year on year. He has a mass of major medals. In 2016 he became a double-Olympic champion, winning the floor and pommel titles as well as an all-around bronze medal. Then in 2017 he became the first British gymnast to defend a world title, taking pommel gold with a near faultless routine having won it for the first time in 2015 in Glasgow. He added a third world title at the 2019 championships, finishing top of the pile on pommel again.

  • 2019 World Championships, pommel champion, team 5th
  • 2019 European Championships pommel champion
  • 2019 British Championships pommel champion, Masters pommel champion, parallel bars bronze
  • 2018 World Championships pommel silver, team 5th
  • 2018 European Championships team silver
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games (Team England) team gold, pommel silver
  • 2018 British Championships pommel champion, floor silver, Masters floor and pommel champion
  • 2017 World Championships pommel gold
  • 2016 Olympic Games floor and pommel champion, all-around bronze, team 4th
  • 2016 British Championships all-around, floor, pommel horse and high bar champion, rings bronze, Masters floor and pommel horse champion, parallel bars and high bar silver, rings bronze
  • 2016 English Championships pommel champion
  • 2016 Glasgow World Cup gold
  • 2015 World Championship pommel champion, team and floor silver
  • 2015 British Championships pommel silver, Masters pommel silver
  • 2015 English Championships pommel champion
  • 2014 World Championship all-around silver
  • 2014 Commonwealth Games (Team England) team gold, all-around and floor champion, pommel silver, parallel bars bronze
  • 2014 European Championships pommel champion, team silver
  • 2014 British Championships all-around champion
  • 2013 World Championships pommel silver, all-around 4th
  • 2013 European Championships floor champion, all-around silver, pommel bronze
  • 2013 British Championships all-around and floor champion
  • 2013 English Championships all-around champion
  • 2012 Olympic Games team and pommel bronze
  • 2012 British Championships all-around 5th, Masters pommel silver
  • 2012 European Championships team gold, pommel final
  • 2011 British Championships Masters vault silver
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games (Team England) team and pommel silver, high bar bronze
  • 2010 Junior European Championships team gold, floor and pommel champion, all-around silver
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