Felix Dolci

Biographie

  • Helped Canada qualify a full men’s artistic gymnastics team for Paris 2024; the team finished fourth in qualification and seventh in the final at the 2023 FIG World Championships  
  • Qualified for two apparatus finals (floor exercise and horizontal bar) at the 2023 FIG World Championships
  • Represented Team Canada at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games where he won silver on rings and qualified the individual all-around final; first Canadian to win a men’s gymnastics medal at the Youth Olympic Games
  • Won two medals at the 2019 FIG Junior World Championships, gold on rings and silver on floor exercise; Canada’s first ever world junior champion in artistic gymnastics  
  • Made his senior world championship debut in 2021
  • Won four medals at the 2022 Pan American Championships: team bronze, all-around bronze, floor exercise bronze, vault silver
  • Won two medals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, team silver and floor exercise silver; finished fourth in the individual all-around
  • In 2019 became the most decorated athlete in the history of the Canada Games with 11 career medals; won four gold and two silver, adding to the two gold and three silver he won in 2015 when he was just 12 years old

A Little More About Félix

Getting into the Sport: Started artistic gymnastics at age 5 and began competing in 2009… His parents had tried to get him interested in hockey and soccer but he needed a sport in which he could exert all of his energy… Outside Interests: Enjoys playing video games, fishing, water skiing… Odds and Ends: Role model is Japanese gymnastics legend Kohei Uchimura… Favourite motto: Train hard or go home!

Palmarès international

Pan American Games: 2023 - SILVER (team)

Youth Olympic Games: 2018 – SILVER (rings), 9th (all-around), 6th (floor), 7th (vault), 8th (horizontal bar), 13th (pommel horse), 22nd (parallel bars)

FIG World Championships: 2023 – 7th (team); 2022 – 10th (team), 35th (all-around), 22nd (horizontal bar), 35th (rings), 44th (parallel bars), 102nd (floor), 124th (pommel horse); 2021 – 19th (rings), 24th (horizontal bar)

Commonwealth Games: 2022 - SILVER (team), 4th (all-around), SILVER (floor), 4th (vault), 4th (parallel bars), 5th (rings), 18th (horizontal bar), 34th (pommel horse)

Pan American Championships: 2023 – 5th (rings), 5th (parallel bars); 2022 – BRONZE (team), BRONZE (all-around), BRONZE (floor), SILVER (vault), 4th (parallel bars), 7th (rings)

FIG Junior World Championships: 2019 – 4th (all-around), GOLD (rings), SILVER (floor), 14th (horizontal bar), 24th (parallel bars), 49th (pommel horse)