My Profile

Paul Juda

Birthdate:
7/7/2001

Program:
Men's Artistic

Level:
Senior

Current Residence:
Deerfield, IL

Club:
University of Michigan

Head Coach:
Yuan Xiao

Other Coaches:
Jordan Gaarenstroom, Juha Tanskanen

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Paul Juda

Career Highlights

  • 2024 NCAA floor exercise champion and team & vault silver medalist (Michigan)
  • 2023 World team bronze medalist. Advanced to the vault & high bar finals
  • 2023 U.S. floor exercise champion
  • 2023 Nissen-Emery Award winner
  • Alternate for the 2022 World Championships team
  • 2022 NCAA all-around & vault champion, high bar silver medalist and team bronze medalist (Michigan)
  • 2021 NCAA pommel horse silver medalist and team bronze medalist (Michigan)
  • 2020 Winter Cup high bar bronze medalist
  • 2019 U.S. high bar bronze medalist

Personal Information

  • Birthplace: Des Plaines, IL
  • Hometown: Deerfield, IL
  • Twitter/X: @pauljuda2
  • Instagram: Instagram.com/paul.juda
  • Name of High School: Adlai E. Stevenson Highschool
  • High School Graduation Year: 2019
  • Name of College: University of Michigan
  • College Graduation Year: 2025
  • Degree/Major: Undergrad: BA Psychology. Grad
  • Year you began gymnastics: 2007
  • Favorite Event: Highbar and Floor
  • How did you get involved in gymnastics: I was always a very energetic kid. I would always either be upside down or jumping around my house. People suggested that I join gymnastics and ever since I began I fell involve with the sport.
  • Favorite thing about gymnastics: Seeing all of your hard work finally pay off.
  • What are your goals for gymnastics?: Win an Olympic medal.
  • Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Ewa Bacher, Jozef Juda
  • Names of sibling(s): Kasia Juda, Michal Juda
  • Family members in sports: Both my brother and my sister did gymnastics but they never took it seriously.

Interests Outside the Gym

  • Favorite school subject: Accounting, Sales, Psychology, and Real Estate Development
  • Hobbies or favorite activities: Love to golf in the summer! Reading about business and real estate deals. Love to brainstorm ways to dominate the business world!
  • Favorite music: House music, country, hip hop / rap.
  • Favorite book(s): How to Win Friends and Influence People, Greenlights, Atomic Habits
  • Favorite movie(s): Sicario, Would You Rather, Rudy, Pacific Rim, Kong: Skull Island, Jurassic World
  • Favorite TV show(s): Dexter, Bob's Burger, The Office, Scrubs, Law and Order SVU, Prison Break
  • Favorite Food: Speciality Sushi Rolls
  • Charity Involvement: Detroit Cass Community Center Volunteering
  • Other sports involvement: Typical 30+ handicapper in golf!

National Competition Results

  • 2024 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Columbus, Ohio - 1st-FX; 2nd-Team, VT; 4th-AA; 6th-SR(T)
  • 2023 Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-FX; 6th-AA, HB; 7th-PH
  • 2023 Core Hydration Classic, Hoffman Estates, Ill. - 3rd-AA, VT, HB
  • 2022 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Norman, Okla. - 1st-AA, VT; 2nd-HB; 3rd-Team; 4th-PB; 8th-FX(T), SR
  • 2022 Winter Cup, Frisco, Texas -
  • 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, St. Louis, Mo. - 6th-FX, PB; 7th-PH(T); 8th-AA
  • 2021 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Minneapolis, Minn. - 2nd-PH; 3rd-Team; 6th-AA
  • 2021 Winter Cup, Indianapolis, Ind. - 4th-PB(T); 6th-AA; 7th-HB
  • 2020 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-HB; 5th-FX(T); 8th-AA, SR
  • 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 3rd-HB
  • 2019 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo - 5th-FX; 6th-HB(T)
  • 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Boston, Mass. - 2nd-SR; 5th-PH; 8th-FX; 10th-AA(T) (15-16)
  • 2018 Elite Team Cup, Hoffman Estates, Ill. - 7th-Team(T)
  • 2018 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-FX; 2nd-SR, PB; 3rd-VT(T); 4th-AA (Jr. Div.)
  • 2017 P&G Championships, Anaheim, Calif. - 2nd-AA, SR(T), PB(T); 3rd-VT, HB; 6th-FX (15-16)
  • 2017 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Kissimmee, Fla. - 1st-AA (JE 15)
  • 2016 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-FX(T); 2nd-PB, HB; 5th-AA, VT(T) (L9 JE 14)

International Competition Results

  • 2023 World Championships, Antwerp, Belgium - 3rd-Team; 5th-VT, HB
  • 2022 Cairo World Cup, Cairo, Egypt - 2nd-FX, HB; 4th-VT; 6th-PB
  • 2021 Senior Pan American Championships, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 2nd-AA, Team
  • 2020 Friendship and Solidarity Friendly Competition, Tokyo, Japan - 1st-Team
  • 2017 University of Calgary International Cup, Calgary, Canada - 1st-Team, FX, VT, HB; 2nd-SR, PB; 3rd-AA; 6th-PH (Jr. Div.)
  • 2017 RD761 International Junior Team Cup, Katy, Texas - 1st-FX, VT; 3rd-Team; 8th-HB

Videos of Paul Juda

LEGEND

  • Women: AA = All Around | VT = Vault | UB = Uneven Bars | BB = Balance Beam | FX = Floor Exercise | (T) = Tie
  • Men: AA = All Around | FX = Floor Exercise | PH = Pommel Horse | SR = Still Rings | VT = Vault | PB = Parallel Bars | HB = Horizontal Bars | (T) = Tie
  • Rhythmic AA = All Around | RP = Rope | HP = Hoop | BA = Ball | CL = Clubs | RB = Ribbon | (T) = Tie
  • Acrobatic: DY = Dynamic | BL = Balance | AA = All Around | CB = Combined
  • T&T: TR = Trampoline | TU = Tumbling | DM = Double Mini | SY = Synchronized Trampoline
  • Parkour: FS - Freestyle | SP = Speed