Daisy Puckeridge

 

               
      

Daisy is the longer serving of the two young Puckeridge sisters who have both shown great talent.

Her history at the Australian Gymnastics Championships has three first place finishes (2011-12 trio competition), a first place finishing for women's pair in 2015 and a runner up for the trio comp in 2010. 

Early in 2016 she also achieved fourth at the prestigious Flanders International Acro Cup in Belgium. 

QUICK FACTS

Birthplace: Sydney, NSW
Occupation: Student 
Nickname: Dais
Sporting motto: Don't practice until you get it right, practice until you can't get it wrong 
Most admired sportsperson: Cathy Freeman
Favourite sports team: -
Favourite music: Everything
Favourite movie: Cheaper by the Dozen 2

TRAINING INFORMATION

Age began gymnastics and reason for starting: 9 years old - My family friend did gymnastics
First Club: Gladesville RSL Gymnastics
First Coach: Don Bollard
Current Club: Gladesville RSL Gymnastics
Current Coach: Agnes Sajgal, Ingrid Dunkerley and Mia Romano 
Best apparatus: Balance
Favourite skill: Tied straddle on bridge and somersault
Most difficult skill to learn: Pitch to bird 

MOST SIGNIFICANT

Best National Performance: 1st at 2015 Australian Championships
Best International Performance: 4th at 2016 Flanders International Acro Cup, BEL
Best Acrobatic Moment: Making it to worlds

NATIONAL RESULTS

Year Event Level Category Result
2015  Australian Championships 11-16 Pair 1st
2012  Australian Championships 12-19 Trio 1st
2011  Australian Championships Level 9  Trio 1st
2010  Australian Championships Level 6 Trio 2nd

INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

Year Event Level Category Result
2016  Flanders International Acro Cup, BEL      4th
2016  World Age Group Competition, CHN

22nd

MAJOR EVENTS

World Championships: 2016 - World Age Group Competition