Akash Modi

Birthdate: 5/9/1995
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Morganville, NJ
Club: Stanford Boys Gymnastics
Head Coach: Yuriy Aminov

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Career Highlights

  • 2014 NCAA all-around & parallel bars silver medalist, and team & pommel horse bronze medalist (Stanford)
  • 2014 Winter Cup Challenge parallel bars champion
  • 2013 U.S. parallel bars bronze medalist
  • 2013 Winter Cup Challenge parallel bars silver medalist

Personal Information

Years on the National Team: 2
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: 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
Favorite TV show(s): Spongebob Squarepants

National Competition Results

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

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