Vitali Kan
Vitali  Kan

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Allis, Wis.

High School:
Nathan Hale HS

Club:
Swiss Turners


2017 | Sophomore Season
Received Outstanding Accomplishment Award • named All-American on vault, placing eighth, with a 14.750, also competed on floor, pommel horse, and rings during finals at the NCAA Championships • matched personal record on pommel horse with a 14.350 and competed on floor, rings, and vault at the NCAA Qualifying Session • placed eighth on vault and also competed on floor, pommel horse, and rings at B1G Championships • matched personal record on floor with a 14.750 at Nebraska • placed second on pommel horse with a 14.050 and placed third on rings with a 13.600 against UIC • tied for first on pommel horse with a career-high score of 14.350, finished third on rings after a career high 14.000, and competed on floor and vault vs. Iowa and ASU • placed third on floor with a 14.300 at Arnold Challenge • recorded a personal record on floor with a 14.750 and scored a 13.800 on rings at Stanford International Collegiate Challenge • tied for second on floor with a 14.300 vs. Iowa/Oklahoma • placed second on vault with a 14.650 against Nebraska/UMN Club • recorded personal record and placed first on vault with a 14.850 vs. Illinois • earned a 13.450 on rings and a 14.800 on vault against Air Force • scored a 12.900 on rings and a 14.300 on vault at the Windy City Invite.

2016 | Freshman Season

Earned Minnesota’s Rookie of the Year Award • finished 15th on floor and 26th on pommel horse at the NCAA Championships • earned a 13.950 on floor and 14.100 on pommel at Oklahoma • tallied a 14.550 on floor and a 13.200 on pommel horse vs. Canada/Iowa/Illinois/Stanford • notched a 14.550 on floor and a 14.100 on vault at Air Force • competed on floor (14.600) and pommel horse (13.650) vs. Nebraska • competed on pommel horse (13.900) vs. Penn State • made his collegiate debut on pommel horse at the Windy City Invitational.

High School/Club
Graduate of Nathan Hale High School • honor roll student in high school and ranked 14th in his class • competed for the Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy for coaches Andrei Kan and Alex Belanovski • 2015 Junior Olympic National All-Around and Vault Champion • 2015 Region 4 AA Pommel Horse and Floor Champion • took third place on vault at the 2014 P&G Championships • 2014 Region 4 AA Still Rings, Vault and Parallel Bars Champion • 2014 Wisconsin State AA Champion • 2013 Junior Olympic National All-Around, Floor and Pommel Horse Champion • club teammate of Gophers alums Paul Montague, Jr. and Steve Jaciuk.

Personal
Born July 16, 1997 • son of Andrei and Alena Kan • has a younger brother (Maksim) • enjoys spike ball, soccer and soccer-related activities • undeclared major: leaning towards statistics.

Kan's Season High Scores 
Event Floor Pommel Horse Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar All-Around
2017 14.750 14.350* 14.000* 14.850* -- -- --
2016 14.800* 14.100 -- 14.150 -- -- --

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