National Teams

Zachary Clay

Zachary Clay

  • Residence

    Chilliwack, BC

  • Coach(es)

    Richard Ikeda

Zachary Clay

Birthplace: Langley, BC
Year of Birth: 1995
Club: Twisters Gymnastics Club
Favourite Event: Pommel Horse
Follow me on Instagram: @z_clay

2017 Canadian all-around Champion…. Three-time World Championships team member (2014, 2015, 2017)… Member of the bronze-medal winning team from the 2014 Commonwealth Games…  Tore the anterior cruciate ligament [ACL] in his right knee and broke the tibia bone in his right leg in November 2015; underwent surgery in January 2016; returned to competition at 2017 Canadian Championships… 

Getting into the sport: Began gymnastics at 5 years old as a recommendation from his preschool teacher.

Most memorable moments in gymnastics: Competing at his first Worlds Championships in China 2014.

Odds and ends: Admires his teammate and friend Ken Ikeda and has always wanted to go skydiving.

Favourite motto: A moment of pain is worth a lifetime of glory.

Results

  • Year
  • Event Name
  • Achievement
  • 2017
  • World Championships (Montreal, QC)
  • 21st A-Around
  • 2017
  • Canadian Championships (Montreal, QC)
  • 1st A-Around, 2nd P. Horse, 2nd Rings, 1st Vault, 4th P. Bars, 3rd H. Bar
  • 2017
  • UCIC (Calgary, AB)
  • 4th Rings, 4th P. Bars
  • 2015
  • World Championships (Glasgow, SCO)
  • 15th Team
  • 2015
  • Canadian Championships (Gatineau, QC)
  • 5th P. Horse
  • 2015
  • Elite Canada (Trois-Riviéres, QC)
  • 1st P. Horse, 4th P. Bars
  • 2014
  • World Championships (Nanning, CHN)
  • 14th Team, 69th A-Around, 63rd P. Horse
  • 2014
  • Commonwealth Games (Glasgow, SCO)
  • 3rd Team, 8th P. Bars
  • 2014
  • Canadian Championships (Ottawa, ON)
  • 4th A-Around, 7th Floor, 1st P. Horse, 6th Rings, 5th Vault, 2nd P. Bars
  • 2014
  • Elite Canada (Gatineau, QC)
  • 6th A-Around, 4th Floor, 7th P. Horse, 7th Vault, 1st P. Bars
  • 2013
  • Canadian Championships (Ottawa, ON)
  • 12th A-Around
  • 2013
  • Elite Canada (Sherwood Park, AB)
  • 4th A-Around, 10th Floor, 8th P. Horse, 8th Rings, 5th Vault, 14th P. Bars, 10th H. Bar
  • 2011
  • Youth, Commonwealth Games (Isle of Man, GBR)
  • 2nd Team, 4th Floor, 4th P. Horse, 5th Vault, 4th P. Bars