Felicity White | Australian Olympic Committee

Felicity's Story

Fast Facts

Sport: Rhythmic Gymnastics
Event: Rhythmic Gymnastics Group
Olympic History: Olympic debutant
Highlights: 2018 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships
Club: Premier Gymnastics Academy
Year Born: 2000
State Born: QLD

About Felicity

Felicity White is Queensland born and bred, she grew up studying at the Queensland National Ballet School in Brisbane. Her amateur and now senior rhythmic gymnastics career has only excelled over the years, and she now competes at the highest level for the International Seniors Group.

The Australian Seniors Gymnastic Group is highly successful, with a long standings rank of No.1 in Australia, they've won 6 consecutive National Championships. As well as White the team presently consists of Emily Abbot, Himeka Onoda, Alexandra Aristoteli, Alannah Mathews.

The group has competed at World Cups in both Pesaro, Italy and Sofia, Bulgaria. They also travel internationally for training camps, bettering their skills in countries such as Germany and Bulgaria.

In 2018 the group attended the Gymnastics World Championships, in Sofia, Bulgaria. This was big for Australian Gymnastics as their attendance marked the first time in 10 years for a group. At the event they made a final rank of 29th with an end score of 28.925.

At the 2018 Gymnastics Queensland Awards Night, the group was honoured with the International Athlete Award of Excellence. At the World Championships they made history by being the first ever QLD senior group to represent Australia at that level.

Everyone in the team studies at university and in 2019 they attended the Napoli Summer Universiade. At the event their UniRoos rhythmic gymnastics team claimed 6th place, recording a score of 18.800 in the 5-ball group routine. This made history as the best ever score in an international competition.

In 2020 they scored PB's to win at the Pacific Rim Trials in Sydney. Most recently the team has been victorious at the 2021 Continental Championship, as well as the 2021 Oceanic Championships.

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