Alexandra Orlando who is born on January 19, 1987 in Canada is a famous Gymnast. The age of Alexandra Orlando is 29 year old. The birth sign of Alexandra Orlando is Capricorn. Alexandra Orlando has have thousand of fans and supporters in Canada.
Alexandra Orlando is a rhythmic gymnast of Canada who got retired after representing her country at international level in Pan American, Commonwealth and Olympic Games. She rose to fame at national level with achievement of Canadian National Championship for consecutive 5 years in series from 2003 to 2007. Her first win in national championship paved the pathway for her international tour in 2003 further grabbing 4 silver and three bronze medals at 2003 Pan American Games held at Santo Domingo in both team and individual categories of gaming like Hoop, Clubs, Ribbon and Ball. In 2006, she made a record six Gold wins in individual events of Commonwealth Games held at Melbourne further earning three Gold medals in 2007 Pan American Games at Rio de Janeiro. She also tried out for 2008 Beijing Olympic Games finishing at 18th place. She got retired in 2009 from competitive sports further joining as program coordinator at the Institute at Havergal College. Alexandra even served as main spokesperson for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games Bid and is active athletes advocate, sharing a chair with Canadian Olympic Committee’s Athlete Commission. She is currently active on marketing and revenue team at the Toronto 2015 Organizing Committee.
She was chosen as ‘2006 Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year’ at Commonwealth Sports Awards held in London, England.
She was the first Canadian who made to the final at World Championships in 22 years.
Alexandra was born on 19th January, 1987 in Toronto, Canada as Alexandra Michel Orlando but is having Italian descent. She went for studies in Havergal College and received her training under guidance of Mimi Masleva from Ritmika RG Club. She recently went to University of Toronto for majoring in commerce.
She got compared with former gymnasts like Ian Thorpe, Susie O’ Neill and Graham Smith as a record holder to win all six gold medals in single Commonwealth Games.