ZANETTI Arthur
Brazil
BRA
Title
Mr
Lastname
ZANETTI
Firstname
Arthur
Gender
male
Country
Brazil
Place of birth
Sao Caetano do Sul
Year of birth
1990 (34 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Nickname
Tutu, The Lord of the Rings (otempo.com.br, 14 Oct 2014; rio2016.com, 23 Oct 2015)
Occupation
Armed Forces Athlete
Education
Physical Education - University of Sao Caetano do Sul [USCS]: Brazil
Family
Wife Jessica, son Liam [2020]
Spoken languages
Portuguese
Club
AGITH Sao Caetano: Brazil
Coach
Lourenco Ritli [club]; Marcos Goto [club, national], BRA
Injuries
A virus meant he was unable to compete at the 2022 South American Games in Asuncion, Paraguay, and the 2022 World Championships in Liverpool, England. (olympics.com, 04 Feb 2023)

Bursitis in his right shoulder prevented him from competing at the 2021 Pan American Championships in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil. He was part of the Brazilian national team that went to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, but he had to undergo surgery on the problem in November 2021. He returned to competition in May 2022. (cob.org.br, 12 Jul 2022; jornaldocomercio.com, 23 May 2022)

He competed with an injury to his right shoulder at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. (folhape.com.br, 30 Jul 2019)

In 2018 he ruptured the biceps muscle in his right arm and was unable to train for one month. He recovered in time to compete at the 2018 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (brasil2016.gov.br, 26 Dec 2018; gazetaesportiva.com, 12 Dec 2018)

He underwent surgery on his left shoulder in August 2016. He returned to competition in May 2017. (leiaja.com, 26 May 2017; caracafm.com.br, 22 Feb 2017; odia.ig.com.br, 30 Aug 2016)

He required an operation on his right shoulder in 2010. (odia.ig.com.br, 30 Aug 2016)
Start sporting career
He took up the sport at age seven.
Reason for taking up the sport
His physical education teacher encouraged him to try the sport.
Milestones
He became the first artistic gymnast representing Brazil to win an Olympic medal by claiming gold on rings at the 2012 Games in London. His silver medal on rings at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro made him the first Brazilian artistic gymnast to win more than one Olympic medal. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Oct 2018; arthurzanetti.com.br, 30 Jul 2018)

He became the first artistic gymnast representing Brazil to win a world championship medal on rings by claiming silver at the 2011 edition of the tournament in Tokyo, Japan. In 2013 he became the first Brazilian artistic gymnast to win world championship gold on rings, claiming the title at that year's tournament in Antwerp, Belgium. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Oct 2018; arthurzanetti.com.br, 30 Jul 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (esporte.ig.com.br, 02 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Dutch artistic gymnast Yuri van Gelder. (arthurzanetti.com.br, 02 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (correio24horas.com.br, 26 Dec 2015)
Philosophy / Motto
"Don't fall into the comfort zone and always fight for your dreams." (cob.org.br, 01 Nov 2014)
Awards
In 2020 he received the Sports Merit Cross from the Brazilian government. (in.gov.br, 19 Feb 2020)

In 2018 he received the title of Emeritus Citizen in Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil. (arthurzanetti.com.br, 30 Jul 2018)

He was named Best Artistic Gymnast of the Year by the Brazilian Olympic Committee [COB] in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2018. (Facebook page, 07 Oct 2018; brasil2016.gov.br, 26 Dec 2018)

In 2017 he received the Di Thiene Medal in Sao Caetano do Sul. The award is presented to citizens or institutions whose actions have supported the development of the city. (cliqueabc.com.br, 05 Aug 2017)

In 2017 the Arthur Zanetti Artistic Gymnastics Training Centre, named in his honour, was opened in Sergipe, Brazil. (cbginastica.com.br, 07 Jun 2017)

In 2012 and 2014 he received the Brasil Olimpico Award as the Male Olympic Athlete of the Year from the COB. (Facebook page, 07 Oct 2018; arthurzanetti.com.br, 30 Jul 2018; rio2016.com, 16 Dec 2014)
Additional information
ELEMENT
He presented a new element on rings at the 2013 World Cup event in Anadia, Portugal. The element, from hanging scale rear ways press to support scale, was assigned an F value by the International Gymnastics Federation [FIG]. (arthurzanetti.com.br, 30 Jul 2018; flogymnastics.com, 28 Sep 2013)

Last update : 2024-04-25

Olympic Games

2021 - Games of the XXXII Olympiad TOKYO (JPN)

Still Rings
Rank Final
8
Score Final
14.133
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.900

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
85
Score Qualif.
15.533 
Still Rings
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.766
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
15.533
Team
Rank Final
6
Score Final
263.728
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
268.078

2012 - Games of the XXX Olympiad LONDON (GBR)

Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.900
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.616
World Championships

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
187
Score Qualif.
42.366 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
61
Score Qualif.
13.700
Still Rings
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.725
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.700
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
247.236

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
183
Score Qualif.
42.265 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
106
Score Qualif.
13.066
Still Rings
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.100
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.033
Team
Rank Final
7
Score Final
243.994
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
246.961

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
175
Score Qualif.
14.700 
Still Rings
Rank Final
7
Score Final
14.900
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
14.700

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
229
Score Qualif.
43.915 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
115
Score Qualif.
13.666
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
15.433
Team
Rank Final
8
Score Final
259.577
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
349.057

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
252
Score Qualif.
44.815 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
97
Score Qualif.
14.266
Still Rings
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.733
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.716
Team
Rank Final
6
Score Final
263.562
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
348.100

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
187
Score Qualif.
15.733 
Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.800
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.733

2011 - 43rd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
215
Score Qualif.
45.732 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
73
Score Qualif.
14.266
Still Rings
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.600
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.533
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
346.626

2009 - 41st FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships LONDON (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
201
Score Qualif.
15.250 
Still Rings
Rank Final
4
Score Final
15.325
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
15.250
World Challenge Cup

2023 - FIG World Challenge Cup 2023 OSIJEK (CRO)

Still Rings
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.533
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.600
Continental Championships

2022 - 2022 Senior Pan American Championships RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.467
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.467
Vault
Rank Final
6
Score Final
13.950
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
13.950

2017 - Campeonato Panamericano 2017 LIMA (PER)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
11.300
World Cup qualifying for OG

2021 - FIG Apparatus World Cup 2020-21 DOHA (QAT)

Still Rings
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.933
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.666

2020 - FIG World Cup 2020 BAKU (AZE)

Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.766

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 MELBOURNE (AUS)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
13.766
Still Rings
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.966
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.700
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
13.924
World / Challenge Cup

2017 - FIG World Challenge Cup 2017 OSIJEK (CRO)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
4
Score Final
14.067
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.100
Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.900
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.900

2017 - FIG World Challenge Cup 2017 KOPER (SLO)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
4
Score Final
13.900
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
13.950
Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.850
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.900

2016 - World Challenge Cup 2016 SAO PAULO (BRA)

Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.800
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.850
Test Events Olympic Games

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
99
Score Qualif.
15.800 
Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.866
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.800
World / Challenge Cup

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 OSIJEK (CRO)

Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.750
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.800

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 SAO PAULO (BRA)

Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.900
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
16.050

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 DOHA (QAT)

Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.725
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.750

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

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
24
Score Qualif.
13.925
Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.625
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.475

2014 - World Challenge Cup 2014 ANADIA (POR)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
13.800
Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.700
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.800
Test Events Olympic Games

2012 - XXX Olympic Games - Test Events LONDON (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
89
Score Final
43.599 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
85
Score Qualif.
12.366
Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.533
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.533
Team
Rank Final
6
Score Final
345.152
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-