VEGA LOPEZ Jorge
Guatemala
GUA
Title
Mr
Lastname
VEGA LOPEZ
Firstname
Jorge
Gender
male
Country
Guatemala
Place of birth
Antigua Guatemala
Year of birth
1995 (24 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Nickname
Conejito [Little Rabbit]. (Facebook profile, 10 Aug 2019)
Occupation
Athlete
Spoken languages
English, Spanish
Coach
Rodman Murga [national], GUA (gimnasialatina.com, 12 Jun 2018)
Injuries
He sustained an injury to his right knee in 2018, but was still able to compete at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. (epoca.gt, 18 Dec 2018; gimnasialatina.com, 23 Sep 2018)
Start sporting career
He took up gymnastics in 2003. (prensalibre.com, 14 Jul 2015)
Reason for taking up the sport
His mother took him and his siblings to the gymnasium. (deguate.com, 02 Dec 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (publirutagt.com, 14 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Sergio Tejeda, and his family. (publirutagt.com, 14 Jul 2017; deguate.com, 02 Dec 2014)
Philosophy / Motto
"Turn disadvantage into a blessing. The first step to achieving great things is to believe in oneself." (Twitter profile, 08 Sep 2017)
Awards
He was flag bearer for Guatemala at the opening ceremony of the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. (lima2019.pe, 27 Jul 2019)

In 2018 he received a Peace Medal, the highest sporting award given by the Guatemalan Ministry of Culture and Sports. (radiotgw.gob.gt, 03 Jul 2018)

In 2017 he received the Order of the Legion of the city of Antigua in Guatemala. (federaciondegimnasiaguatemala.com, 09 Aug 2017)

In 2016 a sports centre and a street in Jocotenango, Guatemala, were named after him. (soy502.com, 28 Oct 2016)
Additional information
General
FAMILY
He and his five siblings were brought up by just their mother, and he aims to use her inspiration to help young gymnasts in Guatemala. "It was a tough childhood. I admire the courage of my mother for everything she has done for us. I want to set an example by encouraging the new generations. It is important to change the mentality in my area, in the gymnastics community. I want to arouse ambition in them, make them believe and prove it with results. It is important to provide opportunities for children." (publirutagt.com, 14 Jul 2017; prensalibre.com, 14 Jul 2015)

Last update : 2019-09-23

World Championships

2019 - 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships STUTTGART (GER)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
223
Score Qualif.
26.466 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
188
Score Qualif.
11.600
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
14.366

2018 - 48th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships DOHA (QAT)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
229
Score Qualif.
24.899 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
178
Score Qualif.
11.566
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
25
Score Qualif.
13.749

2017 - 47th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships MONTREAL (CAN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
120
Score Qualif.
28.599 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
26
Score Qualif.
13.833
Vault
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.704
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
14.616

2015 - 46th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
227
Score Qualif.
44.540 
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
232
Score Qualif.
8.833
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
177
Score Qualif.
12.933
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
215
Score Qualif.
12.066
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
225
Score Qualif.
10.708

2014 - 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships NANNING (CHN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
120
Score Qualif.
77.465 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
94
Score Qualif.
14.300
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
249
Score Qualif.
9.833
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
135
Score Qualif.
13.666
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
14.883
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
182
Score Qualif.
13.000
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
211
Score Qualif.
11.766

2013 - 44th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ANTWERP (BEL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
73
Score Qualif.
70.496 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
128
Score Qualif.
11.666
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
148
Score Qualif.
8.366
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
112
Score Qualif.
12.266
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
29
Score Qualif.
14.083
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
90
Score Qualif.
13.066
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
124
Score Qualif.
11.266
World Cup qualifying for OG

2020 - FIG World Cup 2020 MELBOURNE (AUS)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
7
Score Final
13.700
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
13.933
Vault
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.783
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.666

2019 - 44th Turnier der Meister FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup COTTBUS (GER)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
13.800
Vault
Rank Final
7
Score Final
14.483
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
14.116

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 DOHA (QAT)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
14.033
Vault
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.149
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.762

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 BAKU (AZE)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
29
Score Qualif.
12.600
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
13.983

2018 - 43rd Turnier der Meister FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup COTTBUS (GER)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
34
Score Qualif.
12.000
Vault
Rank Final
6
Score Final
13.983
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.600
World / Challenge Cup

2018 - FIG World Challenge Cup PARIS (FRA)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.650
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.150
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
14.000

2018 - FIG World Challenge Cup GUIMARAES (POR)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.350
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.300
Vault
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.575
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.575

2017 - FIG World Challenge Cup - 20th Internationaux de France 2017 PARIS (FRA)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.350
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.100
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
13.750

2017 - FIG World Challenge Cup 2017 SZOMBATHELY (HUN)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
6
Score Final
13.633
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
13.966
Vault
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.499
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
13.833

2016 - World Challenge Cup 2016 SZOMBATHELY (HUN)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.000
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.200
Vault
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.850
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
13.725

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 OSIJEK (CRO)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
6
Score Final
13.825
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
14.600
Vault
Rank Final
8
Score Final
14.250
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.525
Continental Championships

2018 - 2018 Senior Pan American Championships LIMA (PER)

All-Around
Rank Final
24
Score Final
74.066 
Rank Qualif.
24
Score Qualif.
74.066 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
4
Score Final
13.933
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
13.933
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
43
Score Final
11.200
Rank Qualif.
43
Score Qualif.
11.200
Still Rings
Rank Final
46
Score Final
12.133
Rank Qualif.
46
Score Qualif.
12.133
Vault
Rank Final
7
Score Final
14.083
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.083
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
61
Score Final
11.300
Rank Qualif.
61
Score Qualif.
11.300
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
54
Score Final
10.967
Rank Qualif.
54
Score Qualif.
10.967

2017 - Campeonato Panamericano 2017 LIMA (PER)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.133
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
13.900
Vault
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.183
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
13.950
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
12.600

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