News Archive

December 1st 2017
43rd Upper Austrian sports-election
This year Marco was nominated for the sports-election again. He got 4.686 people voting and reached the 7th place!

November 20th 2016
42nd Upper Austrian sports-election
This year Marco was nominated for the sports-election again. He got 3.560 people voting and reached the 12th place!

November 30th 2015
41st Upper Austrian sports-election
This year Marco was nominated for the sports-election again. He got 2.526 people voting and reached the 12th place!

November 25th 2014
40th Upper Austrian sports-election
This year Marco was nominated for the sports-election again. He got 87.521 people voting and reached the 7th place!

November 25th 2013
39th Upper Austrian sports-election
This year Marco was nominated for the sports-election again. He got 57.169 people voting and reached the 6th place!

January 5th 2013
Marco Mayr spent a condition-training week with his coach and father Edi at the Magic Life Club Kalawy in Egypt. They met the former participant and multiple national champion Peter Stuchlik.
Marco: " I didn`t know Peter but he immediately appealed to me and we have discussed a lot about artistic gymnastics.
Peter Stuchlik was ten times Austrian Champion in the 1960`s. He competed at the World Championship in Dortmund (GER) in 1966 and also at the European Championship in Tampere in 1967.

November 25th 2012
38th Upper Austrian sports-election
This year Marco was nominated for the sports-election again. He got 12.977 people voting and reached the 11th place!

November 25th 2011
37th Upper Austrian sports-election
This year Marco was nominated for the sports-election again. He got 40.980 people voting and reached the 6th place!

July 1st 2011
Marco fifth in Brazil
From June 24th - 26h 2011 the "1st Artistic Meeting Brazil" took place in Nala (BRA). Against a stunning backdrop of over 6.000 fans and two-hour broatcast participated gymnasts from France, Spain, Mexico, two teams from Brazil and from Austria Marco Mayr.
In the 25-man qualifying field reached Marco the excellent 12 place in all-around and all apperatus finals except pommel hore finale. His best result was the 5th palce in the vault final. Marco was seventh on rings. On floor, parallel bars and high bar 8th.

April 1st 2011
International competition in Calgary (CAN)
Marco received an invitation by "the University of Calgary" to participate at "Kyle Shewfelt competition".
There was a big gymnastic meeting in Calgary from March 25th - 27th 2011 where hundrets of male and female gymnasts competed. There have been male gymnasts from China, USA, Canada and also from Austria Marco Mayr.
28 male gymnasts were in the senior class and Marco achieved the 8th place!

November 6th 2010
36th Upper Austrian sports-election
This year Marco was nominated for the sports-election again. He got 24.956 people voting and reached the 6th place!

October 31st 2009
35th Upper Austrian sports-election
The athlete Marco Mayr, who at present is designing a calendar featuring himself as an athlete, also showed his muscles at the sports election. Marco come first in the final round with 34.562 people voting in his favour.

January 24th 2009
Marco in Kenia: gymnastic-missionary
Marco visited an elementary school in Kenia. He spoke with the children about artistic gymnastic and gave them some posters of himself.

October 12th 2008
Before the Worldcup-saison starts Marco checked his physical fitness at the privat-hospital in Althofen under Doz. Dr. Georg Lajtai and and his ALTIS-team.

September 28th 2007
Marco is fit again after his slipped disc surgery

On the 9-28-07 there was a opening for the Volvo-branch for commercial vehicles and construction machines in Salzburg.
Coach-Manager-dad Edi Mayr: "Salesperson from whole Austria and even the Volvo-boss from Sweden was there. Marco got a call from the Volvo-marketing director to arrange a gymnastic demonstration. The demonstration under the motto " horse power, energy and dynamic" had to be in the high of 6 meters. The show on the rings was a spontaneous idea and has gone down well. "
Even so you can make a promotion for gymnastics

September 15th 2007
Worldcup-Comeback in Ostrava
Exactly 5 months after his slipped disc surgery, Marco celebrated his Worldcup-comeback on vault in Ostrava.
In the qualification and also in the finale he achieved, the very good, 5th place on vault!

May 23rd 2007
Marco on the way back

Nearly six weeks after Marcos slipped disc surgery in the hip area he is able to get from the therapeutical measures into his normal training. The multiple Worldcup finalist is keen on joining the Universade in Bankok in the middle of August."Since a few days I am without any aches. Primar Gmeiner from the Linzer Diakonissen Hospital was extremly satisfied at his last check latly."

Marco had pain in his thight and back, for some month. Those pains weren't easy to diagnose, but two months ago he got dignosed with slipped disc. The attending physicians (Prim. Dr. Stephan Gmeiner und Prim. Dr. Josef Macher) advised Marco to a surgery with a new arthroscopy-method. The surgery went off without any complications on April 11th, 2007.
Marco:"If everything goes well, I want to qualify for the WM in autumn!"


In November 2006 Marco reached the 6th place in the vault-finale at the Worldcup in Glasgow!!!

In March 2006 Marco got into the vault-finale by the Worldcup "French Open" in Lyon.
It was a 39 Nation competition!
In the finale Marco missed 0.037 points for the 7th place and won the 8th place.