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Ivana Hong

Class of 2024· Disciplines(s): Women's Artistic· Inducted as: Athlete

An Olympic alternate for the women’s team in 2008, Hong also touts two World Championship medals in her USA Gymnastics career. She was a part of the U.S. women’s team that won gold at the 2007 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany and two years later claimed balance beam bronze at the 2009 World Championships in London. She also won the balance beam and was second in the all-around at the 2009 U.S. Championships, and won team gold and all-around bronze at the 2007 Pan American Games. Following her elite career, Hong competed for Stanford University from 2012-16, where she was the balance beam silver medalist at the 2015 NCAA Championships, a five-time All-American, and a two-time team captain. She double majored in Human Biology and Sociology at Stanford and resides in California. She was the former USAG Athletes’ Council Chair (2018-21) and was an athlete rep on the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors. Currently she works at Apple as a product manager, is a Barre3 instructor and works with NBC production for the Summer Olympics.