Rhys McClenaghan

Available for speaker appearances, brand partnerships and social media collaborations.

World Champion 2023 & 2022 Pommel Horse (Gymnastics) 

Rhys McClenaghan has made a significant impact on the international gymnast. His notable achievements are his World Championships titles (2023 & 2022).

McClenaghan has also excelled on the European stage; in 2024 he became European Champion for the third time in his career. in 2023 he was awarded the prestigious title of RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year. This recognition was well-deserved and a testament to his exceptional talent and achievements.

In 2022 he won a silver medal in the Commonwealth Games and in 2021 he competed in his first Olympic Games reaching the final.

In 2019 he became the first Irish gymnast to make a World Final in 2019 and secured a brilliant bronze in the Pommel Horse. In 2018 he became the European & Commonwealth Champion.

McClenaghan serves as an inspiration to aspiring gymnasts, particularly in Ireland and beyond. His success demonstrates the possibilities for athletes from smaller nations to compete at the highest levels of gymnastics. His performances have helped raise the profile of gymnastics in Ireland and have garnered attention internationally.

He currently trains at Origin Gymnastics Centre in his hometown of Newtownards where he is coached by Luke Carson.

Rhys McCleanaghan