Vishal Mandava

Birthdate: 7/9/2003
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Level 10 (17-18)
Current Residence: Cypress, TX
Club: Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
Head Coach: Tom Meadows
Other Coaches: Igor Vernyi


Personal Information

Birthplace: New York City, NY
Hometown: Cypress, TX

Name of High School: Cypress Woods High School
High School Graduation Year: 2021
Name of College: United States Naval Academy
College Graduation Year: 2025
Year you began gymnastics: 2006
Favorite Event: Pommel Horse
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My dad watched Raj Bhavsar on TV and wanted me to get into gymnastics.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Being part of a team culture
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Collegiate gymnastics
Names of parents/guardians: Suneel and Asha Mandava
Names of sibling(s): Kiran and Rahul Mandava
Family members in sports: Kiran - Lvl 10 JE, Rahul - Lvl 8 JE


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Math and Economics
Hobbies or favorite activities: Volleyball & Spending time with family and friends
Favorite music: Drake & Pop / Hip-Hop music
Favorite book(s): The Mental Edge
Favorite movie(s): Rush Hour, Mission Impossible
Favorite TV show(s): The Flash, The Amazing Race, Prison Break, Designated Survivor, Criminal Minds
Favorite Food: Thai food
Charity Involvement: Cypress Woods National Honor Society

National Competition Results

2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 2nd-FX; 3rd-SR(T); 7th-HB; 8th-AA (17-19)
2021 Men's Development Program National Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 1st-HB; 2nd-SR; 3rd-AA; 8th-FX, PB(T) (JE L10 17)
2021 Winter Cup, Indianapolis, Ind. - (Jr. Div.)
2021 Elite Team Cup, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-Team
2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - (15-16)
2019 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Reno, Nev. - 2nd-PH; 3rd-PB; 4th-AA; 6th-SR; 7th-HB (JE L10 Age 15)
2018 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Oklahoma City, Okla. - 1st-PH; 3rd-AA, SR; 4th-FX; 5th-VT, HB (JE L9 Age 14)
2017 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Kissimmee, Fla. - 4th-AA (JE L9 Age 13)
2016 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 4th-PH, SR, PB(T); 5th-AA; 8th-HB (L8 JE 12)
2014 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 5th-PH; 10th-AA (L8, 11)

International Competition Results