Aleksandr Kuzmenchuk
Birthdate: 7/25/2002
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Level 10 (17-18)
Current Residence: Bowie, MD
Club: William and Mary
Head Coach: Kevin Preston
Other Coaches: Alexander Roth
About Aleksandr Kuzmenchuk
Nickname: Alek
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Hometown: Bowie, MD
Instagram: Instagram.com/aleksandr_kuzmenchuk_2020
YouTube: YouTube.com/channel/UCTRm6ySLVD6JAECzjqJOuiw

Year in School: Junior
Name of High School: Sidwell Friends High School
High School Graduation Year: 2020
Year you began gymnastics: 2005
Favorite Event: Pommel
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I had way too much energy as a child, and my parents got me to try lots of sports as outlets. My mom stumbled on gymnastics, and ultimately, it stuck.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: My favorite things about gymnastics are how you can get to a high score many creative ways, and just how artful something so complicated and difficult can be.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To compete D1 NCAA, and compete internationally.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Amisha Pandya (Mother) and Sergei Kuzmenchuk (Father)
Names of sibling(s): Dhirendr Kuzmenchuk (Brother)
Family members in sports: My brother does gymnastics as well.
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: History
Hobbies or favorite activities: Playing the piano, watching the news and political comedy shows, and reading.
Favorite music: Any song - from any genre - with a unique concept, beat, or sound.
Favorite book(s): Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
Favorite movie(s): My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Favorite TV show(s): The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Favorite Food: Thai Green Curry
Charity Involvement: So Others Might Eat (SOME), and Martha's Table
National Competition Results
  • 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - (15-16)
  • 2019 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Reno, Nev. - 4th-PH; 7th-PB (JE L10 Age 16)
  • 2018 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Oklahoma City, Okla. - 5th-PB (JE L10 Age 15)
  • 2017 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Kissimmee, Flor. - 6th-PH, 7th-PB (JE L9 Age 14)
  • 2016 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 3rd-PB, 8th-FX(T), 7th-AA (JE L9 Age 13)
  • 2015 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Daytona Beach, Flor. - 7th-FX, 6th-PH(T), 7th-HB, 6th-AA (JE L8 Age 12)
  • 2014 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 6th-HB (JE L8 Age 11)
International Competition Results
LEGEND
  • Women: AA = All Around | VT = Vault | UB = Uneven Bars | BB = Balance Beam | FX = Floor Exercise | (T) = Tie
  • Men: AA = All Around | FX = Floor Exercise | PH = Pommel Horse | SR = Still Rings | VT = Vault | PB = Parallel Bars | HB = Horizontal Bars | (T) = Tie
  • Rhythmic: AA = All Around | RP = Rope | HP = Hoop | BA = Ball | CL = Clubs | RB = Ribbon | (T) = Tie
  • Acro: DY = Dynamic | BL = Balance | AA = All Around
  • T&T: TR = Trampoline | TU = Tumbling | DM = Double Mini | SY = Synchronized Trampoline