Sumer Daly

Sumer Daly

Senior International Gymnast

Quick Facts:

Birthplace: Sandringham

DOB: 07/09/2006

Nickname: Sum

School: South Oakleigh College

Motto: Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed

Most admired sportsperson? Dylan Alcott

Favourite music? Anything with a great beat

Favourite movie/TV shows? Grown Ups

Sumer Daly

What is your pet hate? People who eat with their mouth open

If you were famous who would you be and why? Robin Williams as he made people laugh

Best piece of advice you've ever received? "It's not about the podium. Its about giving your best."


Training Infomation:

When and why did you start gymnastics? Three, my auntie offered to take me

First gymnastics club? Cheltenham Youth Club

Who were your developmental coaches? Amealia Lindsay (CYC) & Jessica Haintz (WGC)

Who is your current coach? John Hart, Jess Mason and Shaoyi Jiang

What is the most important thing your coach has taught you? Learn to extract your natural ability

Favourite thing about Waverley? The new facility and state of the art equipment

Biggest challenge you've overcome so far? Overcoming septic arthiris in my knee

Best Apparatus: Vault

Favourite skill? Wolf turn on floor

Most difficult skill to learn? Toe-full on bars

One skill you would most love to learn? Double layout on floor


Most Significant:

Best National Performance: 6th Place Vault, 2021 Junior Australia Gymnastics Championships

Best International Performance: 10th Place Bars, 2020 Gymnix Montreal

Proudest Gymnastics Achievement: Representing Australia at 2020 Gymnix Montreal


National & International Competitions:

2016 Australian Classic

2017 Australian Classic

2018 Australian Classic

2018 Australian Gymnastics Championship

2019 Australian Classic

2020 L'International Gymnix

2021 Australian Gymnastics Championship


Check out some of Sumer's routines from previous competitions!