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Mariano in 2016
|Full name||Arthur Nory Oyakawa Mariano|
|Alternative name(s)||Arthur Nory|
|Born||18 September 1993
|Height||169 cm (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||65 kg (143 lb)|
|Discipline||Men's artistic gymnastics|
|Level||Senior International Elite
(Brazil national team)
|Years on national team||2011 – present|
|Head coach(es)||Cristiano Albino (personal)
Marcos Goto (national)
Arthur Nory Oyakawa Mariano (born 18 September 1993) is a Brazilian artistic gymnast and a member of the Brazilian national team. He participated in the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, placing fourth in the horizontal bar and 12th all-around. He won the bronze medal in floor exercise at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He is the 2019 World Champion on horizontal bar.
Mariano was born in 1993, in Campinas, to a Japanese-Brazilian family. He practiced judo in a club as a child, following his father's footsteps. Mariano changed his mind after watching a gymnastics class.
After his parents' divorce, Mariano moved with his mother to São Paulo, where he entered in a gymnastics team in another club. When he was eleven (11), Mariano joined Esporte Clube Pinheiros. Mariano won the Brazilian Child Gymnastics Championship when he was fourteen (14).
Besides being a professional gymnast, Mariano is also an internationally signed model. In 2019, Mariano is the face of Philippine-based international clothing brand BENCH's men's wear campaign in Brazil and Latin America.
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