Claudia Fragapane

Claudia Fragapane Gymnastics

4 x Commonwealth Gold Medalist
BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year, 2014

At just 16 and in her first full year as a GB senior, Claudia really made her mark internationally. In a year with a European, Commonwealth and World Championships to contend she came away with team silver at the Europeans, four gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and a team 6th place at the Worlds, where she also made four individual finals.

Claudia celebrated being the first English woman to win 4 gold medals in 84 years at the Commonwealth Games and went on to win the coveted Young sportsperson of the Year award at the BBC Sports Personality awards as well as Young Sportswoman of the Year at the Sky/Sunday Times awards.

She is one of 5 sisters from a close knit family of Italian heritage and lives and trains in Bristol. She is a member of Bristol Hawks Gymnastics Club