Corey Paterson on the bar

Cory Paterson


• Won two silver medals in the team event and horizontal bar at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast
• Represented Canada at his first FIG World Championships in 2018
• Competed collegiately for the University of Iowa, earning NCAA Academic All-Conference honours three times during his four years of eligibility
• Won all-around bronze at the 2018 Canadian Championships


Getting into the Sport: Started recreational gymnastics at age 3 and became competitive at age 7… Dream of competing for Canada was kindled when watching Kyle Shewfelt win gold at Athens 2004… Outside Interests: Graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Business Administration… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard…

Notable International Results

FIG World Championships: 2018 – 18th (team), 70th (all around), 26th (horizontal bar), 47th (parallel bars), 101st (floor), 105th (rings), 187th (pommel horse)

Commonwealth Games: 2018 – SILVER (team), SILVER (horizontal bar), 6th (parallel bars), 14th (pommel horse), 18th (floor)

Universiade: 2013 – 17th (team), 44th (all around), 34th (vault), 54th (floor)

Pan American Championships: 2018 – 10th (all around), 5th (horizontal bar), 18th (floor), 19th (parallel bars), 23rd (rings), 31st (pommel horse)