Akash Modi
Birthdate: 5/9/1995
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Stanford, CA
Club: Stanford University Mens Gymnastics
Head Coach: Thom Gleilmi
Career Highlights
  • 2017 NCAA all-around & parallel bars champion, pommel horse silver medalist and high bar bronze medalist (Stanford)
  • 2017 Nissen-Emery Award winner
  • 2017 AT&T American Cup bronze medalist
  • 2017 Winter Cup all-around, parallel bars & high bar silver medalist and floor exercise bronze medalist
  • Alternate for the 2016 Olympic Team
  • 2016 U.S. parallel bars bronze medalist
  • 2016 NCAA parallel bars & high bar champion and team & all-around silver medalist
  • 2016 Winter Cup all-around & high bar silver medalist
  • 2015 NCAA all-around champion, team, parallel bars & high bar silver medalist and pommel horse bronze medalist
  • 2014 NCAA all-around & parallel bars silver medalist and team & pommel horse bronze medalist (Stanford)
  • 2014 Winter Cup parallel bars silver medalist
  • 2013 U.S. parallel bars bronze medalist
  • 2013 Winter Cup parallel bars silver medalist
About Akash Modi
Birthplace: Edison, NJ USA
Hometown: Morganville, NJ USA
Name of High School: High Technology High School
High School Graduation Year: 2013
Name of College: Stanford University
Year you began gymnastics: 2001
Favorite Event: Pommel Horse
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My parents did not want me jumping on the furniture so they put me in gymnastics
Favorite thing about gymnastics: I get a place to let out all my energy
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Get an Olympic medal
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Ashok Modi (father) Dipti Modi (mother)
Names of sibling(s): Koral Modi, currently Junior at Rutgers Univ.
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Physics
Hobbies or favorite activities: Playing videogames
Favorite music: Linkin Park
Favorite book(s): All Harry Potter books
National Competition Results
  • 2017 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, West Point, N.Y. - 1st-AA, PB; 2nd-PH(T); 3rd-HB(T); 4th-Team, VT(T)
  • 2017 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-AA, PB, HB; 3rd-FX; 5th-VT(T); 8th-PH, SR
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, St. Louis. Mo. - 5th-PH, PB; 6th-AA
  • 2016 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 3rd-PB; 4th-AA, PH(T); 6th-FX
  • 2016 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Columbus, Ohio - 1st-PB, HB(T); 2nd-Team, AA (T); 8th-FX(T)
  • 2016 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-AA, HB; 7th-PB(T)
  • 2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 5th-PB
  • 2015 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Norman, Okla. - 1st-AA; 2nd-Team, PB, HB; 3rd-PH; 8th-FX(T)
  • 2015 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 4th-PB; 5th-FX(T); 6th-HB; 9th-AA
  • 2014 P&G Championships, Pittsburgh, Pa. - 4th-PB
  • 2014 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Ann Arbor, Mich. - 2nd-AA, PB; 3rd-Team, PH
  • 2014 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-PB; 4th-AA; 8th-PH
  • 2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 3rd-PB; 5th-PH(T); 8th-AA
  • 2013 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Portland, Ore. - 1st-AA, PB; 2nd-SR; 3rd-HB; 4th-PH; 5th-FX, VT (17-18)
  • 2013 Winter Cup Challenge - Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-PB; 5th-FX(T); 6th-AA
  • 2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 1st-FX, PB; 2nd-AA, PH; 4th-SR(T), HB (Jr. 16-18)
  • 2012 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 3rd-AA, PH, PB; 6th-SR (16-18)
  • 2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
  • 2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 1st-FX; 2nd-PH; 3rd-AA; 4th-SR(T); 4th-PB; 6th-HB; 7th-VT(T) (Jr. 14-15)
  • 2011 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 1st-PH; 2nd-AA; 3rd-VT, PB; 4th-SR; 6th-FX (14-15)
International Competition Results
  • 2017 AT&T American Cup, Newark, N.J. - 3rd-AA
  • 2016 Glasgow World Cup, Glasgow, Great Britain - 4th-AA
  • 2015 World University Games, Gwangiu, South Korea - 3rd-AA, PH; 5th-PB; 6th-HB; 7th-FX
  • 2015 World Challenge Cup, Sao Paulo, Brazil - 5th-FX, PB; 8th-PH
  • 2014 DTB Team Challenge - 2nd-Team
  • 2013 DTB Team Challenge, Stuttgart, Germany - 5th-Team
  • 2013 Kyle Shewfelt Festival, Calgary, Canada - 1st-AA, PB; 3rd-HB; 4th-VT
  • 2012 Junior Pan American Championships, Medellin, Colombia - 2nd-Team, PH, PB; 3rd-AA; 6th-FX
  • 2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. - 1st-Team; 3rd-AA, PH, PB(T); 4th-HB(T); 6th-SR (Jr. Div.)
  • 2012 USA vs. Canada Junior Team Competition, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-Team
Videos of Akash Modi
LEGEND
  • Women: AA = All Around | VT = Vault | UB = Uneven Bars | BB = Balance Beam | FX = Floor Exercise | (T) = Tie
  • Men: AA = All Around | FX = Floor Exercise | PH = Pommel Horse | SR = Still Rings | VT = Vault | PB = Parallel Bars | HB = Horizontal Bars | (T) = Tie
  • Rhythmic: AA = All Around | RP = Rope | HP = Hoop | BA = Ball | CL = Clubs | RB = Ribbon | (T) = Tie
  • Acro: DY = Dynamic | BL = Balance | AA = All Around
  • T&T: TR = Trampoline | TU = Tumbling | DM = Double Mini | SY = Synchronized Trampoline