|BHARDWAJ Mohini USA
Discipline: Womens Artistic
|Last update: 05/09/2011|
|Date of birth:||29/09/1978||Age:||37|
|Height:||147 cm/4.8 ft||Weight:||43 kg/94.8 lb|
|Place of birth:||PHILADELPHIA||
|Start Discipline (year):||1983|
|First Int. Competition (year):||1992|
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|Current Club:||All Olympians Gymnastics Center|
|Head coach:||Chris Waller|
|Assistant coach:||Galina Marinova|
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Mohini capped a superb come back on the internationa scene with a Team Olympic silver medals in Athens 2004 !
Bhardwaj is the daughter of Kaushal and Indu Bhardwaj. Her mother is from Russia and her father from India; they met in Canada. She has one younger brother, Arun (2/7/80), who is a former gymnast. Bhardwaj's first name, Mohini, means "illusion" in Hindi. Bhardwaj began gymnastics at age four in Cincinnati. In 1993, she moved to Florida and trained at Brown's Gymnastics until 1997.
During her career at UCLA, Bhardwaj received numerous honors including the 2000-2001 Honda Award winner for gymnastics, which honors the nation's top female gymnast. Bhardwaj is an 11-time All-American and the winner of the AAI American Award for the nation's top senior gymnast. While at UCLA, she set school marks for the most 10s in a season (8), most career perfect 10s (8), and most 10s in a meet (3). She was a member of the 2001 World Championships team that earned a bronze medal. Bhardwaj is finishing up a double major in Sociology and History at UCLA. She enjoys reading and dancing in her spare time.
1997 World Championships, 6th with team
FIG - USA Gymnastics / September 04