Hannah Whelan

About Hannah Whelan

Who is it?: Gymnast
Birth Day: July 01, 1992
Birth Place: Singapore, British
Full name: Hannah Kate Whelan
Country represented: Great Britain  England
Hometown: Stockport, United Kingdom
Height: 160 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Weight: 53 kg (117 lb)
Discipline: Women's artistic gymnastics
Level: Senior International Elite
Years on national team: 2008-2015
Club: City of Liverpool
Head coach(es): Claire Duffy
Assistant coach(es): Sophie Whelan
Former coach(es): Amanda Reddin, Sarah Attwell, Helen Hall
Choreographer: Adriana Pop
Music: Bandoneon Acorazado by Tango Fusion Club (2011-2012)
Retired: 2015
Medal record Representing  Great Britain European Championships 2014 Sofia Team 2012 Brussels Balance Beam 2012 Brussels Floor Exercise Representing  England Commonwealth Games 2014 Glasgow Team 2014 Glasgow All-Around Representing  Great BritainEuropean ChampionshipsRepresenting  EnglandCommonwealth Games: 2014 SofiaTeam2012 BrusselsBalance Beam2012 BrusselsFloor Exercise2014 GlasgowTeam2014 GlasgowAll-Around
Alma mater: Liverpool John Moores University

Hannah Whelan

Hannah Whelan was born on July 01, 1992 in Singapore, British, is Gymnast. Hannah Whelan is a British Gymnast, best known for her performance in the ‘Beijing Olympics’. She asked her mother to begin gymnastic lessons when she was young, and has been training ever since. She has trained with some of the greatest names in British gymnastics, and competed alongside British champions such as Ruby Harold, Claudia Fragapane, and Rebecca Tunney. In her teenage years she began to appear in the competitive British circuit, doing well in ‘British Championships’, and making great contributions to the her club ‘City of Liverpool’. She also began performing on an international scale, and has had several appearances in the ‘American Cup’, ‘World Cup’, and the ‘European Championships’. Whelan was frequently interviewed after such appearances and demonstrated the poise, grace, and bearing of a true champion, rarely dwelling on personal defeats, and praising her teammates no matter what her own personal score was. This overwhelming positivity, combined with her dedication to her crafts, has made her a favorite among her coaches, teammates, and fans. She has also had two appearances in the Olympics. Despite the fact that she did not medal in either of her Olympic appearances, she is still considered one of Britain’s best gymnasts.
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Occupation Sportspersons
Age 30 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 01, 1992 (Singapore, British)
Birthday July 01
Town/City Singapore, British
Nationality British

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Hannah Whelan’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

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Hannah Whelan was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Whelan, the daughter of Mike and Karen Whelan, was born on 1 July 1992 in Singapore, where she lived until she was two years old. Her family then moved to Stockport, England. It was there that Whelan began gymnastics. She said: "At the age of six, after constantly cartwheeling around the house and Tesco, I persuaded my mum to take me to a gymnastic class. There, I was immediately spotted as a talent and began training at South Manchester Gymnastics Club with coach Helen Hall." A year later, when Whelan was seven, her family moved to the United States, where she trained at Flips Gymnastics Academy in Texas. In 2001, at the age of nine, she moved back to Stockport with her family and resumed training with Hall, this time at Vernon Park Gymnastics Club.


In 2005, Whelan switched gyms and began training under Sarah Attwell at the City of Liverpool Gymnastics Club, alongside Beth Tweddle. "Beth always helped me in the gym," she said. "Just the little comments help to pick you up if things are going wrong. She has the experience and she has had bad days in the gym, but it's good to know that she's gotten where she has by living through the same things that you are." After 2008, Whelan began training under Amanda Reddin.


In August, Whelan competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She contributed scores of 14.325 on balance beam and 14.125 on floor toward the British team's ninth-place finish.


At the 2009 European Championships in Milan in March, Whelan placed seventeenth in the all-around final with a score of 54.325. In May, she scored 56.400 at the British Teams competition in Guildford, helping her club, City of Liverpool, win first place.


In October, she competed at the 2010 World Championships in Rotterdam, where she contributed scores of 13.900 on uneven bars, 14.133 on balance beam, and 14.066 on floor toward the British team's seventh-place finish. She placed sixteenth in the all-around final with a score of 55.499.


In the team final at the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo, Whelan scored 55.665 and Britain finished fifth, qualifying a full team to the 2012 Summer Olympics. In the all-around final, Whelan placed ninth with a score of 56.124.


At the 2012 European Championships in Brussels in May, she contributed an all-around score of 55.498 toward the British team's fourth-place finish. In event finals, she placed third on balance beam, scoring 14.333, and third on floor, scoring 14.533.


In July, Whelan competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. She contributed an all-around score of 53.366 toward England's team gold and qualified fifth into the all-around final, where she won bronze, scoring 54.699. Her teammates Claudia Fragapane and Ruby Harrold won gold and silver, respectively, for an all-English podium.

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