Candice Ward/COC
Candice Ward/COC

Jayson Rampersad


  • Helped Canada qualify a full men’s artistic gymnastics team for Paris 2024; the team finished fourth in qualification and seventh in the final at the 2023 FIG World Championships
  • Pommel horse specialist
  • Competed at his first FIG World Championships in 2021
  • Won team bronze and pommel horse silver at the 2022 Pan American Championships
  • Won team silver and pommel horse bronze at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

A Little More About Jayson

Getting into the Sport: Started gymnastics at age 4 and began competing at age 6… His parents enrolled him in the sport because he had so much energy… Outside Interests: Studying finance and economics at York University with hopes to attend law school in the future… Odds and Ends: Collects a flag from every place he visits and hangs them on the wall alongside his medals… Favourite motto: “Competing is not pressure, it is a privilege” (something his coach Zhaohui Hunag always says)…

Notable International Results

Pan American Games: 2023 - SIVLER (team)

FIG World Championships: 2023 – 7th (team), 29th (pommel horse); 2021 – 87th (pommel horse)

Commonwealth Games: 2022 - SILVER (team), BRONZE (pommel horse), 35th (floor)

Pan American Championships: 2022 – BRONZE (team), SILVER (pommel horse)