Olivia Aleman got her start in gymnastics at 18 months old in a parent tot class. When Olivia was three, she didn’t want her mom or dad on the floor in the class which was required at her gym, so she quit. After a run in with her old coach, Olivia came back to gymnastics at the age of four and was moved up pretax shortly after. At age six, Olivia began training TOPs and began competing level 3 at the age of seven with Deary’s Gymnastics. As a level 3, Olivia took home two silver medals and two bronze medals at the 2015 February Flip Invitational.
Olivia competed level 4 in 2016 where she went on to win the bars title at the Connecticut State Championships, as well as taking home a silver on floor and in the all around. Following her level 4 state meet, Olivia competed one meet of level 5 where she won the floor title.
In 2017, Olivia competed one meet of level 7 and placed in the top 10 on all four events and in the all around. For the remainder of the season, Olivia competed level 8. At the 2017 Connecticut Level 8 State Championships, Olivia placed in the top 10 on beam and qualified to the Region 6 Championships. At Regionals, Olivia placed seventh on floor.
Olivia began her 2019 level 9 season at the DGS Northeast Invite where she took fourth all around. In March, Olivia competed at the Connecticut State Championships and finished sixteenth on beam. Olivia concluded her season at the Region 6 Championships where she took sixth on beam. Olivia competed a second season of level 9 during the 2019-2020 season and kicked off her season at the Atlantis Crown Invitational where she finished third on beam. Olivia was able to compete two more meets before the season was canceled due to COVID-19.
Currently, Olivia trains 19-22 hours per week under coaches Kasey Fillmore and Kelly Davidson at Deary’s Gymnastics. Right now, Olivia is working on perfecting her back handspring, layout step-out on beam. In the future, Olivia hopes to earn a college scholarship to a division one school.