|Full name Larrissa Grace Miller|
Hometown Melbourne, Victoria
Height 1.40 m
|Home town Melbourne|
Name Larrissa Miller
Country represented Australia
|Born 12 July 1992 (age 23)
Moranbah, Queensland (1992-07-12) |
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics
Level Senior International Elite
Club Waverley Gymnatics Centre/Moranbah Gymnastics Club
Similar People Lauren Mitchell, Georgia Bonora, Ashleigh Brennan, Emily Little, Georgia Rose Brown
Years on national team 2009 - present
2014 australian gymnastic championship uneven bars final larrissa miller
Larrissa Miller (born 12 July 1992) is an artistic gymnast who represented Australia at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics. She made her Australian Senior National Championship debut in 2008, and went on to compete at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in 2009, 2010 and 2011. She also performed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the 2014 World Championships.
- 2014 australian gymnastic championship uneven bars final larrissa miller
- 2016 australian gymnastics championships larrissa miller vic bars event final
- Early life
- Gymnastics career
2016 australian gymnastics championships larrissa miller vic bars event final
Miller was born on 12 July 1992 in Moranbah, Australia. She started gymnastics when she was five years old at Moranbah Gymnastics Club, where she was coached by Julie Hands. When she was seven, she moved to Brisbane to train at the Queensland Academy of Sport with Vladimir and Irina Joura.
In 2015, Miller revealed that she had been sexually abused by an extended family member from the ages of 5 to 16. She is an advocate and ambassador for Bravehearts, an Australian non-profit organisation focused on child sexual assault.
Miller competed at her first Australian Senior National Championships in 2008 and finished 12th in the all-around. In 2009, she finished 7th overall and 2nd on the uneven bars.
At the 2009 World Championships in London, she finished 5th in the uneven bars qualification and 7th in the finals. At the 2010 Pacific Rim Championships, she finished 3rd with the Australian team, 8th on the uneven bars, and 19th in the all-around.
In June 2012, Miller was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. At the Olympics, she finished 29th on bars, 42nd on floor, and 10th with the Australian team.
After her Olympic debut, Miller took some time out of the gym. She resumed training in November 2014 at Waverley Gymnastics Centre in Melbourne.
Miller attended the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where she claimed a silver on uneven bars (behind British gymnast Rebecca Downie) and helped Australia earn a silver in the team competition. Later that year, she competed in the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, China, where she qualified for the floor final in 8th place and finished 6th.
In June 2016, Miller was announced as Australia's lone representative in the women's gymnastics competition at the 2016 Olympics.
In 2017 Miller was a contestant in the first season of Australian Ninja Warrior.