Zoe Nitsiopoulos

Junior International Gymnast

Quick Facts:

Name: Zoe Nitsiopoulos

Level: Junior International

Birthplace: Melbourne

DOB: 21/07/2006

Nickname: Zo

School: Ashwood High School

Motto: "Don't compare someone else's chapter 7 to your chapter 1"

Most admired sportsperson? Nastia Liukin

Favourite music? Pop

Favourite movie/TV shows? Legally Blonde and MAFS

What is your pet hate? Slow walkers

If you were famous who would you be and why? No one, I feel like you would have to much pressure being famous

Best piece of advice you've ever received? "Life is all about managing expectations—most of all your own"


Training Information: 

When and why did you start gymnastics? I started when I was 3 years old

First gymnastics club? Waverley Gymnastics

Who were your developmental coaches? Jess Mason and Jess H

Who is your current coach? Jess Mason, John Hart and Shao Yi

What is the most important thing your coach has taught you? The days you get the most out of are the hardest days

Favourite thing about Waverley? The inclusivity Waverly has and we can speak up about any concerns we have

Best apparatus? Beam and Floor

Favourite skill? Front aerial on beam

Most difficult skill to learn? Flip layout on beam and tkatchev and bars

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


Most Significant:

Best National Performance: 2nd on floor at 2018 Nationals and 1st team 2018 and 2019 nationals

Proudest gymnastics achievement? Winning Victorian championships 2 years in a row