Rithik Puri

Birthdate: 10/6/2002
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Level 10 (17-18)
Current Residence: Chicago, IL
Club: Lakeshore Academy of Art Gymnastics
Head Coach: Arkadi Andryushchenko

Personal Information

Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Name of High School: Univ of Chicago Lab Schools
High School Graduation Year: 2021
Year you began gymnastics: 2005
Favorite Event: Pommel Horse
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Competing in college and for the USA
Names of parents/guardians: Tipu Puri & Anita Chandra-Puri
Names of sibling(s): Shaunak, Akshay & Kavan Puri
Family members in sports: Shaunak, Akshay & Kavan Puri

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Biology
Hobbies or favorite activities: Gymnastics, reading, playing video games with my brothers, hanging out with friends, watching TV
Favorite music: Classic Rock
Favorite book(s): The Martian by Andy Weir
Favorite movie(s): Ride Along and Doctor Strange
Favorite TV show(s): The Flash, The Office, Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-NIne, The Good Doctor
Favorite Food: Steak and Chocolate Cake

National Competition Results

2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 1st-PH; 5th-AA, SR, PB (17-19)
2021 Men's Development Program National Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 5th-SR, PB; 6th-AA; 7th-VT; 8th-FX(T) (JE L10 18)
2020 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 4th-PB (Jr. Div.)
2020 Elite Team Cup, Las Vegas, Nev. - 4th-Team
2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 8th-PH(T); 9th-AA (15-16)
2019 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Reno, Nev. - 2nd-PH; 4th-PB; 6th-AA; 8th-SR(T), VT (JE L10 Age 16)
2019 Elite Team Cup, Greensboro, N.C. - 8th-Team
2019 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - (Jr. Div.)
2018 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Oklahoma City, Okla. - 1st-PH; 6th-AA, HB(T); 7th-SR, VT (JE L10 Age 15)
2018 Elite Team Cup, Hoffman Estates, Ill. - 7th-Team(T)
2017 Elite Team Cup, Newark, New Jersey - 2nd-Team

International Competition Results