Abigail Leight got her start in gymnastics at the age of ten after teaching herself skills in the backyard. Abigail joined the Xcel team soon after and began competing in January 2016 with Paramount Elite Gymnastics as an Xcel Bronze. At her first meet, the OC Classic, Abigail won the vault, bars, beam, and all around titles. In her first season of competition Abigail went undefeated in the all around and won the bars and all around titles at the SoCal State Championships. Abigail then moved on to the Region 1 Championships where she won the vault, bars, beam, and all around titles.

As an Xcel Silver in 2017, Abigail opened up her season at the Team OC Classic where she won all four events and the all around. For a second season, Abigail won each and every all around title. At the SoCal State Championships, Abigail won the vault, bars, floor, and all around titles as well as a silver on beam. Abigail then had her best meet of the season at the Region 1 Championships and won all four events as well as the all around with a huge 39.175.

Abigail began her 2018 Xcel Gold season at the California Grand Invitational where she won the vault, bars, beam, and all around titles. For her third season, Abigail once again went undefeated in the all around. Abigail had her best meet of the season at the Brestyan's Las Vegas Invitational, winning all four events and the all around with a 39.250 and scoring a perfect 10.00 on floor. At the SoCal State Championships, Abigail won the vault, beam, floor, and all around titles and took second on bars. As a member of the SoCal State Team at the Region 1 Championships, Abigail won the beam and all around titles at regionals.

Currently, Abigail trains 9 hours per week under coach Liang Zhao at Paramount Elite Gymnastics.

2018 Undefeated Season - Xcel Gold Beam & AA
2018 SoCal State Championships Xcel Gold vault, beam, floor & AA champion; bars silver medalist
2018 Region 1 Championships Xcel Gold beam & AA champion; floor bronze medalist
2018 Region 1 Championships Xcel Gold SoCal State Team Member
2018 Brestyan's Las Vegas Invitational Xcel Gold - Perfect 10.00 on floor
2018 America's Top 100: Xcel Gold Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor & AA
2017 Undefeated Season - Xcel Silver Vault, Bars & AA
2017 SoCal State Championships Xcel Silver vault, bars, floor & AA champion; beam silver medalist
2017 Region 1 Championships Xcel Silver vault, bars, beam, floor & AA champion
2017 America's Top 100: Xcel Silver Vault, Bars, Floor & AA
2016 Undefeated Season - Xcel Bronze AA
2016 SoCal State Championships Xcel Bronze bars & AA champion; vault & beam silver medalist
2016 Region 1 Championships Xcel Bronze vault, bars, beam & AA champion; floor silver medalist
2016 America's Top 100: Xcel Bronze Bars & AA
America's Top 100: Xcel Gold Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor & AA
Undefeated Season - Xcel Gold Beam & AA
Region 1 Championships Xcel Gold beam & AA champion; floor bronze medalist
Region 1 Championships Xcel Gold SoCal State Team Member
SoCal State Championships Xcel Gold vault, beam, floor & AA champion; bars silver medalist
Brestyan's Las Vegas Invitational Xcel Gold - Perfect 10.00 on floor
America's Top 100: Xcel Silver Vault, Bars, Floor & AA
Undefeated Season - Xcel Silver Vault, Bars & AA
Region 1 Championships Xcel Silver vault, bars, beam, floor & AA champion
SoCal State Championships Xcel Silver vault, bars, floor & AA champion; beam silver medalist
America's Top 100: Xcel Bronze Bars & AA
Undefeated Season - Xcel Bronze AA
Region 1 Championships Xcel Bronze vault, bars, beam & AA champion; floor silver medalist
SoCal State Championships Xcel Bronze bars & AA champion; vault & beam silver medalist

Favorite Event: Bars

Favorite Skill: Layout Flyaway

Favorite Gymnast: Laurie Hernandez

Favorite Meet: Region 1 Championships

Favorite Quote:
"I can and I will."

DateMeetLevelVaultBarsBeamFloorAll
02/07/2018Brestyan's Las Vegas InvitationalXcel Gold Bars - 9.900 (1) Floor - 10.00 (1)
02/02/2018Chris Waller's Heart Of A Champion InvitationalXcel Gold Beam - 9.725 (1)
01/11/2018California Grand InvitationalXcel Gold Vault - 9.600 (1)
DateVaultBarsBeamFloorAll

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