National Teams

Ellie Black

Ellie Black

  • Residence

    Halifax, NS

  • Coach(es)

    David Kikuchi & Keiji Yamanaka 

Ellie Black

Birthplace: Halifax, NS
Year of Birth: 1995
Club: Halifax Alta Gymnastics Club
Favourite Event: Vault
Sr. National Team since: 2010
Follow me on Twitter: @EllieBlack_
Follow me on Instagram: @ellieblack_

Posted Canada’s best-ever performance in the all-around competition at the Olympic Games with a 5th in 2016… Canada’s most decorated athlete at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto with 5 medals (3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze); Her gold in the AA competition was the first by a non-American since 1983… Recorded Canada’s best-ever result in the AA competition at the 2015 World Championships, finishing 7th… Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); 5th in the team-event in 2012 is also a Canadian best-ever result… Four-time World Championships team member (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)… Canadian AA Champion in 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013… Triple-medallist at 2014 Commonwealth Games, including gold on beam… Studying Kinesiology at Dalhousie University.

Family: Parents Thomas and Katharine Black… Older sister Karen… Younger brother William…

Getting into the Sport: Started competitive gymnastics at age 9…

Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: Dream big, don’t let anyone else set your limits…

Results

  • Year
  • Event Name
  • Achievement
  • 2017
  • World Championships (Montreal, QC)
  • 2nd A-Around, 4th Vault, 8th Beam, 7th Floor
  • 2017
  • FISU Games (Taipei, TW)
  • 3rd A-Around, 4th Vault, 3rd U. Bars, 1st Beam, 4th Floor
  • 2017
  • Canadian Championships (Montreal, QC)
  • 1st A-Around, 2nd Vault, 6th U. Bars, 2nd Beam, 1st Floor
  • 2017
  • World Challenge Cup (Koper, SLO)
  • 4th Vault, 2nd U. Bars, 2nd Beam, 2nd Floor
  • 2016
  • Olympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, BRA)
  • 9th Team, 5th A-Around 
  • 2016
  • Canadian Championships (Edmonton, AB)
  • 2nd A-Around, 3rd Vault, 11th U. Bars, 2nd Beam, 1st Floor 
  • 2016
  • American World Cup (Newark, USA)
  • 3rd A-Around
  • 2016
  • Elite Canada (Halifax, NS)
  • 3rd A-Around, 2nd Vault, 4th U. Bars, 2nd Beam, 2nd Floor
  • 2015
  • World Championships (Glasgow, SCO)
  • 6th Team, 7th A-Around, 12th Vault, 7th Beam, 16th Floor 
  • 2015
  • Pan American Games (Toronto, ON)
  • 2nd Team, 1st A-Around, 3rd Vault, 1st Beam, 1st Floor 
  • 2015
  • Canadian Championships (Gatineau, QC)
  • 1st A-Around, 2nd U. Bars, 1st Beam, 2nd Floor
  • 2015
  • Trofeo Citta di Jesolo (Jesolo, ITA)
  • 3rd Team, 15th A-Around, 3rd Vault, 7th Beam, 4th Floor
  • 2015
  • World Cup (Dallas, USA)
  • 5th A-Around
  • 2015
  • Elite Canada (Trois-Riviéres, QC)
  • 1st Beam
  • 2014
  • World Cup Glasgow (Glasgow, SCO)
  • 2nd A-Around
  • 2014
  • World Cup Stuttgart (Stuttgart, GER)
  • 7th A-Around
  • 2014
  • World Championships (Nanning, CHN)
  • 12th Team, 9th A-Around, 11th Vault, 34th U. Bars, 7th Beam, 64th Floor
  • 2014
  • Commonwealth Games (Glasgow, SCO)
  • 4th Team, 4th A-Around, 2nd Vault, 4th U. Bars, 1st Beam, 3rd Floor
  • 2014
  • Canadian Championships (Ottawa, ON)
  • 1st A-Around, 1st U. Bars
  • 2014
  • Pacific Rim Championships (Richmond, BC)
  • 2nd Team, 3rd A-Around, 1st Vault, 5th U. Bars, 6th Beam, 4th Floor
  • 2014
  • International Gymnix Challenge Cup (Montreal, QC)
  • 1st A-Around, 3rd U. Bars, 3rd Beam, 1st Floor
  • 2014
  • Elite Canada (Gatineau, QC)
  • 3rd A-Around, 2nd U. Bars, 1st Beam
  • 2013
  • World Championships (Antwerp, BEL)
  • 13th A-Around, 9th Vault, 28th U. Bars, 15th Beam, 8th Floor
  • 2013
  • Canadian Championships (Ottawa, ON)
  • 1st A-Around, 3rd Vault, 1st Beam, 2nd Floor
  • 2013
  • Challenge Cup Ljubljana (Ljubjlana, SLO)
  • 1st Vault, 5th U. Bars, 1st Beam, 1st Floor
  • 2013
  • World Cup Tokyo (Tokyo, JPN)
  • 3rd A-Around
  • 2013
  • Elite Canada (Edmonton, AB)
  • 1st A-Around, 1st Vault, 3rd U. Bars, 1st Beam, 1st Floor
  • 2012
  • Olympic Games (London, GBR)
  • 5th Team, 8th Vault