2019 GymSport Awards - Men's Artistic Gymnastics

Gymnastics Australia (GA) has announced the winners of the 2019 GymSport Awards - Men's Artistic Gymnastics. These awards were announced via GA's Facebook  page over Wednesday and Thursday.

Congratulations and well done to all winners.

Senior International Gymnast of the Year – Mitchell Morgans

Building on his already impressive career, Mitchell represented Australia at a number of international competitions including the Individual Apparatus World Cup Series. He secured a bronze medal at the Doha World Cup, placed first in All-Around at the Australian Gymnastics Championships and lead the Australian MAG team at the Artistic World Championships in Stuttgart Germany. Mitch also had a successful performances at the Tokyo International in Japan to finish another impressive year.

Congratulations to Mitchell for being named the 2019 recipient of the MAG Senior International Gymnast of the Year Award.

Junior International Gymnasts of the Yearpresented by the Commonwealth Games Australia – Jesse Moore
Jesse displayed his talent and dedication in 2019, taking his place as a core member of the National Junior Squad. Representing Australia at the inaugural Artistic Junior World Championships in Gyor Hungary, Jesse showed maturity in his performances earning a place in the individual apparatus final and finishing 7th in the World on the Horizontal Bar. With stellar performances at the Australian Championships, Jesse highlighted his talent and potential for the years ahead.

Congratulations to Jesse for being named the 2019 recipient of the MAG Junior International Gymnast of the Year Award.

National Levels Gymnast of the Year – Kynan Whitehead
The Australian Championships saw an incredible performance from Kynan, seeing him secure first place in the Level 9 Open All-Around competition. Showing his potential at an international level, Kynan was selected to represent Australia as member of the senior group to take part in the MAG Levels Tour.

Congratulations to Kynan for being named the 2019 recipient of the MAG National Levels Gymnast of the Year Award.

International Levels Coach of the Year – Hongwei Du
Playing an integral role in the MAG High performance program, Hongwei’s coaching and guidance has provided athletes the ability to further develop their skills and improve their chances for success on the international stage. Contributing as a Team Coach and an important member of the NSW High Performance Centre, Hongwei has dedicated countless hours to grow the Men’s Artistic program.

Congratulations to Hongwei for being named the 2019 recipient of the MAG International Levels Coach of the Year Award.

Development Levels Coach of the Year – Jake Houtby
Based at the Queensland High Performance Centre, Jake is a MAG Development Coach who has been a vital asset to the Queensland levels program and their recent success. Jake coached the 2019 Queensland State Team to victory at the Australian Championships, while also leading the level 8 team to gold and level 7 to silver.

Congratulations to Jake Houtby for being named the 2019 recipient of the MAG Development Levels Coach of the Year Award.

National Levels Coach of the Year – Hong Gen Wang
Having been involved in the sport for more than 30 years, Hong Gen Wang has dedicated his life to coaching thousands of gymnasts in both China and Australia. Last year was a particularly proud moment for Hong Gen with 4 of his athletes having podium success at the 2019 Australian Championships.

As a coach at BTYC, Hong Gen Wang has proven experience is guiding his gymnasts to achieve their personal goals and succeed.

Congratulations to Hong Gen Wang for being named the 2019 recipient of the MAG National Levels Coach of the Year Award.