Daniel Purvis has won three consecutive national all- around titles and was ranked number one in the world across all apparatus in 2011.
His gymnastics idol is London 2012 rival Kohei Uchimura ‘because he makes gymnastics look easy’. A Liverpool FC supporter, his sporting hero is Steven Gerrard.
At the 2012 Olympics in London, Purvis won bronze in the gymnastics artistic team with partners Sam Oldham, Louis Smith, Kristian Thomas and Max Whitlock.
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Purvis and Tinkler crowned British all-around champions