Name: Aly Raisman
Sport: Gymnastics
Discipline(s): Artistic Gymnastics
Event(s): Team
Height: 5-2
Weight: 115
DOB: 5/25/1994
Birthplace: Boston, Mass.
Hometown: Needham, Mass.
High School: Needham High School (Needham, Mass.) ‘12
Team/Club: Brestyan's American Gymnastics
Coach(es): Mihai Brestyan
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); Six-time Olympic medalist (3 golds, 2 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (team); silver (all-around, floor)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (team, floor exercise); bronze (balance beam); 4th (all-around)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – gold (team)
  • Years of participation: 2010-11, 2015
  • Medals: 4 (2 golds, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2011 (team);, 2015 (team)
  • Silver – 2010 (team)
  • Bronze – 2011 (floor exercise)
Personal: Daughter of Lynn and Rick Raisman...Has two sisters, Madison and Chloe, and one brother, Brett...Favorite event is floor exercise...Began gymnastics in 1996, after repeatedly watching a recording of the 1996 Olympic Games, in which the U.S. won the women’s team gold medal...Took a break from competitive gymnastics following the 2012 Olympic Games, returning to competition in March 2015 to pursue her second Olympic berth...Finished fourth on the 16th season of “Dancing with the Stars” in 2013...Supports the Uniting Against Lung Cancer organization in memory of her grandmother, who passed away from the disease...Plans to pursue a career in fashion and expand her signature line of leotards and socks...Hobbies include practicing hot yoga...Volunteers with Special Olympics.