RIZZO Philippe
Mens Artistic (Australia)
Last update: 02/07/2013


RIZZO Philippe Australia
Discipline: Mens Artistic
Last update: 02/07/2013 Print
Status: Active
Licence No.: 00001559
Date of birth: 09/02/1981 Age: 33
Gender: Male
Height: 165 cm/5.4 ft Weight: 63 kg/138.9 lb
Place of birth: SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES () Rizzo, philippe

Hometown: SYDNEY (AUS)
Marital status:
Children: 0 boys
0 girls
Occupation: Student
Languages Spoken: English
Start Discipline (year): 1987
First Int. Competition (year): 1997
National Team Since (year): 1997
Current Club: Australian Institute of Sport
Location:
Head coach: Vladimir Vatkin (BLR)
Assistant coach:
Choreographer:
Personal website / fan page: http://www.gymnastics.org.au/gymsports/wag/nationalsquad.htm#senior Facebook page:
Twitter account: Other Social media account:
Creation date: 1999-09-10
More about RIZZO Philippe:
His brother Blaise was a two time Australian champion (1986 and 1988) and his father was a 1960 Olympian for France. Both his parents are French and settled in Australia in 1970. Silver medallist at the 2001 World Championships in Ghent. 2002 Commonwealth Champion on High Bar. Very strong competitor on Horizontal Bar, including a silver medal at the 2002 FIG World Cup Final in Stuttgart. His best being in Stuttgart 2003 where he won the gold medal.

Rizzo's personal coach is Valery Vatkin (Belarussian native and one of the former coaches of the great Ivan Ivankov). He trains at the famous Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.

Hobbies: Playing the guitar.

FIG Wild Cards to qualify for the Athens 2004 Olympics.

vam - 12.2004
Category Rank-F Score-F Rank-Q Score-Q Year Place Level
All Around 219 14.150 2009 LONDON 41st Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
Horizontal Bar 29 14.150 2009 LONDON 41st Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
All Around 245 44.925 2006 AARHUS 39th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
Floor Exercise 118 14.075 2006 AARHUS 39th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
Parallel Bars 47 14.975 2006 AARHUS 39th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
Horizontal Bar 1 16.125 1 15.875 2006 AARHUS 39th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
All Around 104 17.700 2005 MELBOURNE 38th World Artistic Gymnastics Championships
Horizontal Bar 2 15.825 2008 MADRID 14th Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Final
Horizontal Bar 2 15.875 2006 SAO PAULO 13th Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Final
All Around 27 30.300 2008 STUTTGART 26th DTB Pokal
Parallel Bars 5 15.300 8 15.075 2008 STUTTGART 26th DTB Pokal
Horizontal Bar 3 15.500 7 15.225 2008 STUTTGART 26th DTB Pokal
Horizontal Bar 3 15.650 2008 DOHA 1st Doha Artistic Gymnastics World Cup
Horizontal Bar 1 15.450 2008 SAN JOSE 2008 Pacific Rim Championships