Name: Paul Ruggeri III
Weight: 162
Date of Birth: 11/12/1988
Birthplace: Syracuse, N.Y.
Hometown: Syracuse, N.Y.
High School: 
Fayetteville-Manlius High School (Manlius, N.Y.) ‘07
College: University of Illinois ’12, Molecular and Cellular Biology 

Career Highlights

  • 2015 P&G Championships, silver (vault, high bar), 5th (floor exercise), 8th (all-around) 
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (team), bronze (high bar)
  • 2014 P&G Championships, silver (vault), bronze (floor exercise, high bar), 7th (all-around)
  • 2013 P&G Championships, silver (floor exercise), bronze (vault), 9th (all-around)
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, bronze (floor exercise, high bar), 6th (all-around), 7th (parallel bars)
  • 2012 Visa Championships, silver (floor exercise), 4th (high bar), 7th (all-around)
  • 2012 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, gold (team, vault), silver (parallel bars), 9th (all-around)
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold (high bar), silver (parallel bars, bronze (team) 
  • 2011 Visa Championships, bronze (high bar), 8th (floor exercise)
  • 2010 Visa Championships, silver (high bar), bronze (vault), 4th (floor exercise), 8th (all-around)
  • 2010 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, 4th (team)
  • 2009 NCAA Men's Championships, gold (parallel bars, high bar), silver (floor exercise), bronze (all-around), 5th (team)
  • 2008 Visa Championships, 7th (high bar)
  • 2008 NCAA Men's Championships, gold (high bar), 5th (floor exercise, vault)

Personal: Son of Paul and Kathryn Ruggeri…Has two siblings, Morgan and Chris…Hobbies include wakeboarding, snowboarding, jet skiing, water skiing, painting, drawing and photography…Favorite food is his grandma’s gnocchi…Speaks Spanish.

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