World Medallist 2019. European & Commonwealth Champion 2018
Rising Star: 20-year-old Rhys from Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland, was named RTE’s Young Sportsperson of the Year in 2019 & 2018.
World Class Gymnast: Rhys became the first Irish gymnast to make a World Final in 2019 and secured a brilliant bronze in the Pommel Horse and a place in the 2020 Olympic Games. In 2018 he was the Pommel Horse European & Commonwealth Champion.
Dublin Based: Currently trains at the National Gymnastics Training Centre, National Sports Campus, Dublin, where he is coached by former GB Olympian Luke Carson.
Positive Attitude: Confident, driven, ambitious and exceptionally talented!
Overcome Adversity: Demonstrated an ability to bounce back from injury having undergone shoulder surgery in late 2018 he was back on the World Cup podium less six months later. In his first competition he secured second place at the world cup in China, he followed this up with Gold in the World Challenge Cup in Slovenia with an impressive personal best score of 15.450.