Ivana Hong is an American former artistic gymnast. She was a member of the gold medal American team at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships and the all-around bronze medalist at the 2007 Pan American Games. Hong was named an alternate to the 2008 U.S. Olympic team and was a member of the U.S. Women's Team in the 2009 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in London. Hong is of Chinese and Vietnamese ancestry. Hong lived in Blue Springs, Missouri, and trained at Great American Gymnastics Express for four years. She also trained under Valeri Liukin at the World Olympic Gymnastics Academy. She competed for Stanford University from 2012-2016.
|Born:||December 11, 1992, Worcester, Massachusetts|
|Level:||Senior International Elite|
|Years on national team:||2005–10 (US)|
|College team:||Stanford Cardinal|
|Head coach(es):||Valeri Liukin|
|Assistant coach(es):||Natalya Marakova|
|Former coach(es):||Al Fong, Armine Barutian-Fong|
|Music:||Armenian Duduk (2008), My Sweet and Tender Beast (2009)|
About Ivana Hong
Artistic gymnast who won gold as a member of the American team at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. She later won the balance beam competition at the 2009 Visa Championships and began competing for Stanford University.
She was born in Worcester, Massachusetts and became a junior international elite in 2004. She qualified for her first U.S. Junior National Championships at age 11.
She required surgery after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee at the training camp of the U.S. national team in March 2010.
Her parents are named Mike and Michelle. She has siblings named Isabelle, Isadora and Preston.
She was teammates with Bridget Sloan on Team USA at the 2009 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
Information related to Ivana Hong
- World Olympic Gymnastics Academy
- Sportspeople from Missouri
- Gymnasts at the 2007 Pan American Games
- Sportspeople from Worcester, Massachusetts
- American female artistic gymnasts
- Pan American Games medalists in gymnastics
- Medalists at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships