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Philippe Rizzo

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Full name  Philippe Rizzo
Former coach(es)  YU BO
Home town  Canberra
Head coach(es)  Vladimir Vatkin
Height  1.65 m

Level  Senior International
Role  Gymnast
Hometown  Canberra
Name  Philippe Rizzo
Country represented  Australia
Philippe Rizzo Philippe Rizzo hopes his gold medal will spur on younger
Born  9 February 1981 (age 34) Sydney, Australia (1981-02-09)
Discipline  Men's artistic gymnastics
Club  Australian Institute of Sport

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Philippe Rizzo (born 9 February 1981 in Sydney), is an Australian gymnast and Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder. He was the first Australian to win a medal at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships when he won silver on the horizontal bar in Ghent in 2001. He is also the first Australian to win a gold medal at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships when he won the horizontal bar in Aarhus in 2006.


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Rizzo is also a multiple Commonwealth Games gold medalist and has represented Australia at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics.

Philippe Rizzo Rizzo claims first gymnastic gold Sport theagecomau

His hobbies include playing the guitar and surfing. Rizzo joined the AIS in 1995. His family is highly involved with gymnastics and runs the Australian Academy of Sport, one of the most prestigious gyms in the country. While training to become a top gymnast, Rizzo suffered injuries and needed surgery for a fractured elbow and torn ligaments. He has also had a ruptured Achilles tendon and a hip injury.

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