Mr Michael Mercieca

“Love what you do. If you love what you do, then you will be able to set your own goals and achieve everything that you hoped for.”

A rising star in gymnastics, Michael Mercieca is the first male gymnast to receive the The University of Queensland (UQ) Sportsman of the Year award. He has competed internationally at the World Championships, World University Games, and the Pacific Rim Championships.

At his first Commonwealth Games in 2018, Mercieca placed fifth in the Men’s Individual All-Around Final, achieving a personal best of 81.35 from a possible 100.00 points.

In 2017, Mercieca was awarded the Senior Australian All-Around Artistic Gymnastics Title, a peak national industry award.


UQ Sport Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year
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Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Materials) student