Red Rock Rookies: Amelie Morgan
Amelie Morgan is coming to Salt Lake City from Bristol, England, where she was a member of the UK team of four at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Morgan helped Team GB win the women’s team’s first Olympic medal since 1928 after a phenomenal uneven bars routine put the team in third place for the bronze medal. The British international won her first major championship medal at the European Championships in 2021 and took the bronze medal on the parallel bars, while finishing fourth on the beam and in the all-around competition.
The Ute freshman became the first British female junior in history to win five medals at the European Junior Championships in 2018 as she helped the team win a bronze medal and individually take silver in the all-around and on the beam, as well as bronze medals on the vault and Floor. She began her senior career with gold medals in the all-around and on the beam at the English Championships in 2019 as well as with bronze medals on poles and floor. Morgan was also bronze medalist in the all-around and on parallel bars and bars at the 2019 British Championships.
At the 2018 British Championships, Morgan won gold medals in jump, parallel bars, floor and all-around, while taking the bronze medal on the beam. She was also selected to represent Team Great Britain at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, where she won the silver medal in the all-around and in the ground and the bronze medal on the beam.
You can find more information about one of the four Red Rock newbies here.
Favourite colour? yellow
Favourite movie? Naturally blond
Favorite quote? “Don’t expect anything, appreciate everything.”
Favorite skill? Pack full
Favorite event? Bar or bar … depends on the day!
Secret talent? I can solve a Rubik’s Cube in less than a minute.
If you could travel anywhere where would it be? I would love to travel to visit Bali or Jamaica (I’m part of Jamaican).
What are you most grateful for? I have incredible opportunities, travel the world and meet new people through a sport I enjoy doing.
Describe yourself in three words: Positive, adventurous and caring
Dream job? To work in the medical field.
Do you prefer your free time? Shopping or going out with friends.
Favorite animal? Koala bear