Ruby Harrold

freshman • AA • hs • bristol, england • gordano sixth form • the academy

A two-time member of the Great Britain Olympic Team, serving as an alternate on the 2012 team and part of the five-gymnast squad on the 2016 team … A fantastic performer who has competed at the highest level of gymnastics for several years … Talented all-arounder who is expected to make an immediate impact in several lineups at LSU.

Trained as a senior international elite gymnast for coaches Liz Kincaid and Nia Edwards at The Academy … A two-time Olympic Team member for Great Britain who served as an alternate on the 2012 squad and part of the official five-gymnast team on the 2016 squad … A member of the Great Britain team that won the team silver medal at the 2016 European Championships … Captured the bronze medal on bars and beam at the 2016 British Championships … A member of the Great Britain squad that took home the bronze medal at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland … Competed for Team England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where she won team gold and captured the all-around silver medal and bars bronze medal individually … Won the silver medal on bars at the 2013 Doha World Cup … A 2013 World Championships finalist on bars after placing seventh overall in the event … Graduate of Gordano School and Sixth Form.

Born June 4, 1996 … Daughter of Terry Harrold … Has two sisters, Caitlin and Melissa … Born in Stevenage, England but calls Bristol home ... Majoring in kinesiology.

Ruby’s strongest event is uneven bars and her experience as an international gymnast representing Great Britain adds a sure quality to our lineup. She trains in the all-around, and we feel like she can make a contribution in every event.
— D-D Breaux