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Aly Raisman

Birthdate: 5/25/1994
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Needham, MA
Club: Brestyan's American Gymnastics
Head Coach: Mihai Brestyan


Career Highlights

  • Advanced to the finals and finished fourth on the 16th season (spring 2013) of Dancing with the Stars
  • 2012 Olympic team and floor exercise gold medalist and balance beam bronze medalist
  • Most decorated American gymnast at the 2012 Games, winning three medals
  • Finished tied for third in the 2012 Olympic all-around final, but missed out on the bronze due to the tiebreaker
  • 2012 U.S. balance beam and floor exercise champion, and all-around bronze medalist
  • 2011 World Championships team gold medalist and floor exercise bronze medalist
  • 2010 World Championships Team silver medalist
  • 2011 CoverGirl Classic all-around, vault (tie) and floor exercise champion


Personal Information

Full First Name: Alexandra
Nickname: Aly
Hometown: Needham, MA
Twitter: @Aly_Raisman
Facebook: Facebook.com/AlyRaisman
Name of High School: Needham High School
Year you began gymnastics: 1996
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I got involved when I was two years old when my mom put me in mommy and me classes, I always had a lot of energy so it was the perfect fit! I have always loved it ever since!
Favorite thing about gymnastics: I love performing and that gymnastics never gets boring, there is always something that needs to be fixed or improved!
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To make the 2012 Olympic Team
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Lynn and Rick

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: English
Hobbies or favorite activities: Shopping, spending time with family & friends, hot yoga
Favorite music: Hip Hop, R&B
Favorite book(s): The Pact
Favorite TV show(s): Pretty little liars, The Ringer, and Dance moms
Favorite Food: Watermelon, yogurt
Charity Involvement: Special Olympics

National Competition Results

2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-BB, FX; 3rd-AA; 8th-UB(T)
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 1st-BB, FX; 3rd-AA
2012 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 1st-AA, BB(T), FX; 2nd-VT; 6th-UB(T)
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 3rd-AA, FX; 6th-BB
2011 CoverGirl Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 1st-AA, VT(T), FX; 3rd-BB
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 3rd-AA, BB, FX
2010 CoverGirl Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 5th-AA, BB, FX
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 2nd-BB; 3rd-AA; 5th-VT (Jr. Div.)
2009 CoverGirl Classic, Des Moines, Iowa - 3rd-FX; 8th-BB (Jr. Div.)
2009 American Classic, San Diego, Calif. - 1st-VT; 4th-BB(T); 6th-FX; 10th-AA (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2012 Olympic Games, London, England - 1st-Team, FX; 3rd-BB; 4th-AA
2012 City of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team; 2nd-AA, FX; 3rd-UB; 4th-VT; 6th-BB
2012 AT&T American Cup, New York, N.Y. - 2nd-AA
2011 World Championships, Tokyo, Japan - 1st-Team; 3rd-FX; 4th-AA, BB
2011 City of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team, BB, FX(T); 3rd-AA, VT
2011 AT&T American Cup, Jacksonville, Fla. - 3rd-AA
2010 World Championships, Rotterdam, Netherlands - 2nd-Team; 4th-FX
2010 Pacific Rim Championships, Melbourne, Australia - 1st-Team; 2nd-AA, BB, FX; 7th-UB
2010 City of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team, AA
2010 Tyson American Cup, Worcester, Mass. - 2nd-AA
2009 Junior Pan American Championships, Aracaju, Brazil - 1st-Team, VT, FX; 3rd-AA

Videos of Aly Raisman

2013 Interview at P&G Championships Day 2
2013 Interview at AT&T American Cup
2013 Interview at Nastia Liukin Cup
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Vault
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2012 Interview after Visa Championships Day 1
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Vault
2012 AT&T American Cup floor exercise
2012 AT&T American Cup uneven bars
2012 AT&T American Cup balance beam
2011 Interview after Worlds prelims
2011 Interview after Worlds podium training
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 Vault
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2011 Visa Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2011 Visa Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2011 Visa Championships Day 1 Vault
2011 Visa Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2011 CoverGirl Classic Vault
2011 CoverGirl Classic Floor Exercise
2011 CoverGirl Classic Balance Beam
2011 CoverGirl Classic Uneven Bars
2011 AT&T American Cup Vault
2011 AT&T American Cup Balance Beam
2011 AT&T American Cup Floor Exercise
2010 Interview after Worlds floor exercise final
2010 Interview after Worlds all-around final
2010 Interview after Worlds team final
2010 Interview after Worlds prelims
2010 Interview after Worlds podium training
2010 Visa Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2010 Visa Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2010 Visa Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2010 Visa Championships Day 2 Vault
2010 Visa Championships Day 1 Vault
2010 Visa Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2010 Visa Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2010 Visa Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2010 CoverGirl Classic Balance Beam
2010 CoverGirl Classic Floor Exercise
2010 CoverGirl Classic Vault
2010 CoverGirl Classic Uneven Bars
2010 Interview after Tyson American Cup
2010 Tyson American Cup Floor Exercise
2010 Tyson American Cup Balance Beam

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