BONORA Georgia < Back  
Sport Gymnastics - Artistic
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 19 May 1990 in Melbourne, AUS
Height1.61 m
Weight 51 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Eltham, AUS
Occupation Student
Languages English
Higher education Science - LaTrobe University: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began the sport in 1993 at the age of three at the Jets Gymnastics club in Eltham, Victoria.
Why this sport? Her sisters were doing gymnastics, so she followed them into the sport. She also says that she had a lot of energy and her mother simply wanted her out of the house to burn it off.
Club / Team Waverley Advanced Gymnastics Club: Waverley, NS, CAN
Name of coach John Hart, Shaoyi Jiang
Coach from what year? 2005
General Interest
Nicknames Georgie (london2012.olympics.com, 13 Jul 2011)
Hobbies "Cooking, playing the piano, collecting vinyl records." (gymnasticswa.asn.au, 03 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Her first world championships and competing at the 2008 Olympic Games. (london2012.olympics.com, 13 Jul 2011)
Most influential person in career Her brother Adam. (london2012.olympics.com, 13 Jul 2011)
Hero / Idol Catalina Ponor of Romania for her elegance. (Gymnastics Australia, 16 Oct 2009)
Injuries At the end of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, she underwent surgery on both of her ankles to remove ankle spurs. (gymnastics.com.au, 29 May 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "What goes around, comes around." (london2012.olympics.com, 13 Jul 2011)
Awards and honours At the 2008 Olympic Games she placed the highest amongst the Australian women, assisting the team to achieve its best ever Olympic position. In 2010, she was crowned Australian all-around champion for the first time. (gymnastics.org.au, 03 Aug 2010)