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WHITLOCK Max (GBR)

Identity

Title
Mr
Gender
male
Lastname
WHITLOCK
Firstname
Max
Country
Great Britain
City
BASILDON
Country of birth
Great Britain
Place of birth
Hemel Hempstead
Year of birth
1993
Height
167 cm / 5' 6''
Weight
56 kg / 123 lb
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
Website / fan page
Twitter account
Instagram account
Facebook page
Youtube channel

Hobbies

Designing clothes and shoes, going out for meals, spending time with family and friends. (telegraph.co.uk, 17 Mar 2016; medium.com, 16 Dec 2015)

Occupation

Athlete

Family

Wife Leah

Spoken languages

English

Club

South Essex Gymnastics Club [England]

Coach

Scott Hann [personal], GBR (theguardian.com, 11 Apr 2018)

Sporting relatives

His wife Leah has worked as an artistic gymnastics coach at South Essex Gymnastics Club in England. His coach Scott Hann is also his brother-in-law. (theguardian.com, 11 Apr 2018; southessexgym.co.uk, 18 Jul 2017)

Injuries

A virus caused him to withdraw from the Great Britain squad for the 2016 European Championships in Bern, Switzerland. (bbc.com, 20 May 2016)

He did not compete in the all-around event at the 2015 European Championships in Montpellier, France, because of the effects of low-grade glandular fever. He did participate in the floor exercise and pommel horse events. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Apr 2015; bbc.co.uk, 15 Apr 2015)

Start sporting career

He took up the sport at age seven. (olympic.org.uk, 01 Dec 2009)

Reason for taking up the sport

He got into gymnastics through a friend. (olympic.org.uk, 01 Dec 2009)

Ambitions

To compete at the Olympic Games in 2020 and 2024. (bbc.co.uk, 02 Aug 2017)

Trainings

He trains for 36 hours a week. (bbc.co.uk, 31 Jan 2018)

Hero / Idol

Japanese artistic gymnast Kohei Uchimura, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (telegraph.co.uk, 17 Mar 2016; bbc.co.uk, 17 Oct 2014)

Awards

He was named Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire [MBE] in the 2017 New Year's Honours list. (intlgymnast.com, 30 Dec 2016)

He received the Prize for Elegance at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (fig-gymnastics.com, 31 Oct 2015)

Additional information

General
OWN CLUB
He and his wife Leah have set up the Max Whitlock Gymnastics Club, which has locations in Colchester and Southend in England. "I want to help kids get a foot in the door in the best sport in the world. Gymnastics has brought me a lot of confidence, it's a sport that can do that for kids. It teaches them about their bodies, and about respect and discipline. And if I can give something back to the community too, that's an amazing feeling." (bbc.co.uk, 31 Mar 2018)

NATIONAL FIRSTS
In 2016 he became the first person representing Great Britain to win a gold medal in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games when he was victorious in both the floor exercise and pommel horse events in Rio de Janeiro. The previous year he had become the first British male to win an artistic gymnastics world title when he triumphed in the pommel horse event at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (dailymail.co.uk, 15 Aug 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 14 Aug 2016)

Last update : 2018-09-13

All-Around
Rank Final
3
Score Final
90.641 
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
88.232 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.633
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.500
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.966
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.800
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
22
Score Qualif.
14.600
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
23
Score Qualif.
15.066
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
58
Score Qualif.
13.566
Team
Rank Final
4
Score Final
269.752
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
268.670
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
15.266
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.600
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
14.900
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
49
Score Qualif.
14.133
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
54
Score Qualif.
13.900
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
271.711
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
272.420
All-Around
Rank Final
23
Score Final
85.232 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
14.600
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.100
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.233
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
84
Score Qualif.
11.600
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
44
Score Qualif.
14.200
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
53
Score Qualif.
13.733
Team
Rank Final
1
Score Final
358.227
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
219
Score Qualif.
28.932 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
31
Score Qualif.
13.966
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.166
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.966
Team
Rank Final
5
Score Final
248.628
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
249.836
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
119
Score Qualif.
28.633 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
47
Score Qualif.
13.333
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.441
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.300
All-Around
Rank Final
5
Score Final
89.249 
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
88.365 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.566
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
15.200
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
1
Score Final
16.133
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.266
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
44
Score Qualif.
14.433
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
54
Score Qualif.
14.700
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
89
Score Qualif.
13.600
Team
Rank Final
2
Score Final
270.345
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
354.417
All-Around
Rank Final
2
Score Final
90.473 
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
88.198 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
154
Score Qualif.
13.766
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
15.233
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
51
Score Qualif.
14.533
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
36
Score Qualif.
14.866
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
14.600
Team
Rank Final
4
Score Final
269.170
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
357.193
All-Around
Rank Final
4
Score Final
89.031 
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
86.941 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
34
Score Qualif.
14.533
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.633
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
15.408
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
88
Score Qualif.
12.900
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
37
Score Qualif.
14.600
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
14.600
All-Around
Rank Final
1
Score Final
89.299 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
All-Around
Rank Final
111
Score Final
28.500 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
23
Score Qualif.
13.600
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
7
Score Final
14.000
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.900
Team
Rank Final
2
Score Final
253.362
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
252.496
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
103
Score Qualif.
28.966 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
36
Score Qualif.
14.233
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
14.733
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
30
Score Qualif.
75.340 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
5
Score Final
15.333
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.600
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
1
Score Final
16.166
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.966
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
14.600
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
27
Score Qualif.
14.633
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
14.541
Team
Rank Final
2
Score Final
265.953
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
267.076
All-Around
Rank Final
2
Score Final
89.106 
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
89.365 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.333
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.466
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.500
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.533
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
24
Score Qualif.
14.433
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
14.800
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
14.200

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