ZAPATA Rayderley
Spain
ESP
Title
Mr
Lastname
ZAPATA
Firstname
Rayderley
Gender
male
Country
Spain
Place of birth
Santo Domingo
Year of birth
1993 (27 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Nickname
Ray (lanzarotedeportiva.com, 10 Aug 2018)
Occupation
Athlete
Spoken languages
Spanish
Club
Club de Gimnasia Isla de Lanzarote [ESP] / TuS Vinnhorst [GER]
Coach
Fernando Siscar [national], ESP (elpais.com, 14 Mar 2019)
International senior debut
2014 for Spain, World Cup (elpais.com, 11 Jun 2015)
Injuries
In September 2017 he tore his right Achilles tendon while warming up for the final of the floor exercise at the 2017 World Cup event in Paris, France. The injury ruled him out of action for nine months. (as.com, 03 Apr 2019; marca.com, 05 Jun 2018; as.com, 18 Sep 2017)
Start sporting career
He took up gymnastics at age 11 in Lanzarote, Spain. (marca.com, 16 Apr 2015)
Reason for taking up the sport
He saw one of his sister's friends practising and decided he wanted to try the sport. (mundodeportivo.com, 20 Jun 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (as.com, 03 Apr 2019)
Most memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the floor exercise at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (elblogdedivinapastora.com, 25 Feb 2016)
Hero / Idol
Spanish gymnast Gervasio Deferr. (avancedeportivo.es, 26 Jun 2015)
Most influential person in career
Spanish gymnast Gervasio Deferr. (elblogdedivinapastora.com, 25 Feb 2016)
Rituals
Before competitions he listens to music sung by his sister Raycelis. He also likes to celebrate every success by having dinner with his teammates and coaches. (elblogdedivinapastora.com, 25 Feb 2016)
Additional information
General
ELEMENT
An element named after him was added to the men's gymnastics code of points of the International Gymnastics Federation [FIG]. The 'Zapata' is a double salto forward tucked with three-and-a-half twists. (elpais.com, 14 Mar 2019)

FROM THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TO SPAIN
He was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, but at age nine he moved to Lanzarote, Spain. (cronicasdelanzarote.es, 25 Jun 2018; elpais.com, 11 Jun 2015)

Last update : 2019-09-20

Olympic Games

2016 - Games of the XXXI Olympiad RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
92
Score Qualif.
15.083 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
15.083
Test Events Olympic Games

2016 - Aquece Rio Final Gymnastics Qualifier (Test Event) RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
82
Score Qualif.
57.266 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
7
Score Final
14.200
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.400
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
23
Score Qualif.
14.533
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
76
Score Qualif.
13.633
Team
Rank Final
6
Score Final
342.725
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
World Championships

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
186
Score Qualif.
41.599 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
21
Score Qualif.
14.100
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
52
Score Qualif.
13.466
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
241.261

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
215
Score Qualif.
56.865 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.200
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
15.266
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
28
Score Qualif.
14.633
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
185
Score Qualif.
12.933
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
340.758

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
162
Score Qualif.
69.799 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
8
Score Final
13.900
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.566
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
189
Score Qualif.
13.000
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
14.866
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
116
Score Qualif.
13.800
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
188
Score Qualif.
12.200
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
336.760
World Cup qualifying for OG

2020 - FIG World Cup 2020 MELBOURNE (AUS)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.033
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.066

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

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.800
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.100
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
27
Score Qualif.
12.966
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
22
Score Qualif.
6.716

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 DOHA (QAT)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.433
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.200
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
21
Score Qualif.
13.400

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 BAKU (AZE)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.500
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
14.033
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
13.366
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
28
Score Qualif.
13.383

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 MELBOURNE (AUS)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.500
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.225

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

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
33
Score Qualif.
12.100
World / Challenge Cup

2019 - FIG World Challenge Cup PARIS (FRA)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.550
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.850
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
13.900
Vault
Rank Final
5
Score Final
13.775
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
13.650

2018 - FIG World Challenge Cup PARIS (FRA)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.550
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.600
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
13.450

2018 - FIG World Challenge Cup GUIMARAES (POR)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.100
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
13.750
Still Rings
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.100
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
13.800
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
24
Score Qualif.
11.950

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

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.800

2017 - FIG World Challenge Cup 2017 SZOMBATHELY (HUN)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
13.333

2017 - FIG World Cup 2017 AGF Trophy BAKU (AZE)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
12.500
Still Rings
Rank Final
8
Score Final
9.666
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
13.266

2016 - 41st Turnier der Meister FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup COTTBUS (GER)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.166
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.400
Vault
Rank Final
5
Score Final
13.883
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.016

2015 - 39th Turnier der Meister World Challenge Cup 2015 COTTBUS (GER)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
4
Score Final
14.800
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.625
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
13.950

2014 - 38th Turnier Der Meister World Challenge Cup 2014 COTTBUS (GER)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.633
Vault
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.662
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.583
Continental Championships

2019 - 8th European Men's and Women's Individual Championships SZCZECIN (POL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
125
Score Qualif.
14.700 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.466
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.700

2018 - 33rd Men's Artistic European Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
114
Score Final
28.333 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
7
Score Final
12.966
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.533

2017 - 7th European Individual Championships 2017 CLUJ NAPOCA (ROU)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.300
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.800

2016 - 32nd European Championships 2016 BERN (SUI)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
142
Score Qualif.
14.700 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.700
Team
Rank Final
8
Score Final
244.695
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
255.304

2015 - 6th European Individual Championships 2015 MONTPELLIER (FRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
105
Score Qualif.
28.608 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.900
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.008
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
47
Score Qualif.
13.600

2014 - European Championships 2014 SOFIA (BUL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
126
Score Qualif.
29.599 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
14.566
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.033
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
247.294
Multisport Events / Games

2015 - 1st European Games Baku 2015 BAKU (AZE)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
74
Score Qualif.
54.766 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.333
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.300
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
35
Score Qualif.
13.333
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
13.666
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
75
Score Qualif.
12.100
Team
Rank Final
7
Score Final
171.430
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-

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