|Name Kyra Figurelli |
|Birthday April 5, 2001|
|Hometown Killingworth, Connecticut |
|Parents John and Jennifer Figurelli ||Siblings A brother, Gavin & a twin sister, Erin
||School Haddam-Killingworth High School
||Grade 11th (2017-2018), Class of 2019 |
Kyra Figurelli was born on April 5, 2001 in Connecticut to John and Jennifer FIgurelli. She has an older brother, Gavin and a twin sister, Erin. When Kyra has time outside of gymnastics, she enjoys playing clarinet, baking, art, snowboarding and swimming. Currently, Kyra is an honor student at Haddam-Killingworth High School and she will graduate from high school in 2019. Some of her school achievements and community services include:
Awarded Excellence in Crafts studio
Her artwork was accepted into Maple & Main Gallery of Fine Art in Chester CT, for display during a school gallery, and her artwork was selected to be entered into the Scholastic Art competition and received a LYME Pre-College Academy Certificate
Community Services and Clubs
Yearbook club 2015-current
Art Honor society 2015-current
Spirit club 2015-current
Photography club 2016-current
Currently has 32 Community services hours
Kyra's parents enrolled Kyra and her twin sister, Erin into recreational gymnastics when they were two years old. They began their competitive gymnastics career at Campbell’s Gymnastic in Clinton, CT where they trained under coach Earl Campbell. Following their 2016 level 9 season, they moved to Patti Dunnes School of Gymnastics in Hebron, CT.
As a level 7 gymnast in 2013, Kyra earned a bronze medal on balance beam at the State Championships. She continued competing level 7 in 2014 where she placed third in the all-around with a 36.900, first on uneven bars and fifth on balance beam at the State Championships. Kyra moved up to level 8 for the 2015 season, finishing second in the all-around with a 36.375, first on floor exercise and second on balance beam at the State Championships. She qualified to the Region 6 Championships where she placed fourth in the all-around with a 36.275 and fourth on vault.
In 2016 as a first-year level 9 gymnast, Kyra placed in the top ten in the all-around, fourth on vault and balance beam and fifth on floor exercise at the State Championships. At the Region 6 Championships, Kyra finished in the top ten in the all-around, third on floor exercise and fifth on balance beam. In 2017, Kyra placed fourth in the all-around and second on vault and uneven bars at the State Championships. At the Region 6 Championships, she finished sixth in the all-around and fifth on vault. She qualified to the Level 9 Eastern Nationals in Lansing, MI where Kyra placed second on floor exercise and eighth on uneven bars.
Currently, Kyra is preparing for the 2018 season as a level 10 gymnast. She trains 17 hours per week at Patti Dunnes School of Gymnastics in Hebron, CT under coach Matt Dunne. Kyra's long-term goal is to compete for a college gymnastics team.