The winner of World Gymnastics bronze in Montreal, Claudia Fragapane comes to the top of the list whenever we talk about English artistic gymnast. She rose to fame after winning four gold medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. She is also known for being a part of the women’s gymnastics team that won first-ever bronze from Great Britain at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championship.
Career and Progression:
Claudia Fragapane started her journey to become a gymnast at the age of six. After her training, she competed at the British national championship in 2014 and got the second position on vault, fifth on floor exercise and third on uneven bars.
The gymnast was selected to compete at the European Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Championships. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, she participated in all four events in the team final and the English team won the gold medal.
Afterward, she competed at the 2015 American Cup where she struggled throughout the competition with numerous falls and minor injury and ended up in ninth position. The gymnast participated at the 2015 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships and was placed at sixth position all-around.
She had been involved in the 2016 popular reality TV series competition ‘Strictly Come Dancing,’ where she was partnered with A.J. Pritchard, and the pair made it up to the semifinals. Moreover, she recently won World Gymnastics bronze held in Montreal on 8 October and became the first British woman to receive gold Medal since Beth Tweddle in 2010.
Currently Single, Claudie Doesn’t Want to Have a Boyfriend!
Taking a closer look at her personal life, the gymnast is apparently single, and there are no such records of her boyfriend. In an interview with Mirror, Claudie admitted that she never had a boyfriend and prefers keeping gymnastic as her priority. She said,
“I’ve never had a boyfriend. It’s always been gymnastics first for me - so I’ve never had time for anyone else. I just want to think about it after the 2020 Games now, but I believe that I will find someone one day.
The Strictly Come Dancing star, Claudie was rumored of dating her dancing partner, AJ Pritchard in 2016. However, the suspicions turned to be false as she confirmed her father had banned her from making boyfriend until the age of 25.
Short Bio of Claudia Fragapane:
According to a wiki source, Claudie Fragapane was born on 1997 in Bristol, United Kingdom. She celebrates her birthday on October 24 and is 19 years of age. The gymnast had an English nationality and originated from the white ethnicity. She is gifted with a height of 4 feet and 7 inches. She was born to her parents; Teresa Fragapane and Paolo Fragapane. She also has a sister, Chiara Fragapane in the family. The gymnast went to St Bernadette Catholic Secondary School.