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WEVERS Sanne (NED)

Identity

Title
Ms
Gender
female
Lastname
WEVERS
Firstname
Sanne
Country
Netherlands
City
HEERENVEEN
Country of birth
Netherlands
Place of birth
Leeuwarden
Year of birth
1991
Height
158 cm / 5' 2''
Weight
53 kg / 117 lb
Discipline(s)
Women's Artistic Gymnastics
LinkedIn account
Twitter account
Facebook account
Instagram account
Website / fan page

Education

Physical Education - HAN University of Applied Sciences, Arnhem, NED

Spoken languages

Dutch, English

Club

Topsport Noord [NED] / TCT Hengelo [NED]

Coach

Vincent Wevers [father] (nos.nl, 04 Oct 2017)

Sporting relatives

Her twin sister Lieke has also represented the Netherlands in artistic gymnastics, and won gold on beam at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. Her father Vincent has served as her coach. (SportsDeskOnline, 27 Aug 2018; nos.nl, 25 Oct 2015; tym.nl, 23 Oct 2015)

Injuries

She suffered a thumb injury in May 2018. (nos.nl, 29 May 2018)

In 2011 she damaged ligaments in her left ankle during training and was unable to compete at the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. (nu.nl, 06 Sep 2011)

In December 2010 she had surgery on her shoulder, and returned to training in February 2011. (parool.nl, 11 Jun 2011; twentesport.com, 31 Jan 2011)

She injured ligaments in her left ankle while competing on floor at the 2009 World Championships in London, England. She decided to take part in the beam event but was not able to qualify due to the pain in her ankle. (telegraaf.nl, 14 Oct 2009)

She ruptured a muscle in her right elbow at the 2008 World Cup Finals in Madrid, Spain, and was out for a month as a result. (rtvoost, 15 Dec 2008)

Start sporting career

She took up gymnastics at age six. (sannelieke.nl, 19 Oct 2015)

Reason for taking up the sport

Her parents coached gymnastics. (volkskrant.nl, 20 Apr 2015)

Ambitions

To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (nos.nl, 29 May 2018)

Most memorable sporting achievement

Winning a gold medal on beam at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (intlgymnast.com, 22 Dec 2016)

Awards

She was named an honorary member of the Dutch Gymnastics Federation [KNGU] in June 2017. (nos.nl, 14 Jun 2017)

She was named the 2016 Sportswoman of the Year by the Dutch Olympic Committee and Dutch Sport Federation. (intlgymnast.com, 22 Dec 2016)

She was named the 2015 Female Athlete of the Year at the Sports Awards of the Overijssel province in The Netherlands. (rtvoost.nl, 17 Jan 2016)

She has been named Female Athlete of the Year three times [2008, 2009, 2015] in Oldenzaal, Netherlands. (tubantia.nl, 07 Jan 2016)

Additional information

General
NATIONAL FIRST
She became the first Dutch female gymnast to win an individual Olympic gold medal when she claimed victory on beam at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (ueg.org, 20 Dec 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 27 Aug 2018)

NAMED ELEMENT
In 2010 she had the double turn with leg held horizontal element on beam named after her by the International Gymnastics Federation [FIG] after she successfully performed the skill at the 2010 World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (ad.nl, 17 Oct 2010)

Last update : 2018-08-27

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
74
Score Qualif.
29.474 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
32
Score Qualif.
14.408
Balance Beam
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.466
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.066
Team
Rank Final
7
Score Final
172.447
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
171.929
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
84
Score Qualif.
28.600 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
14.000
Balance Beam
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.800
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.600
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
186
Score Qualif.
27.366 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
33
Score Qualif.
13.333
Balance Beam
Rank Final
7
Score Final
12.666
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.033
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
159.029
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
96
Score Qualif.
26.533 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
13.800
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
12.733
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
236
Score Qualif.
28.866 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
14.100
Balance Beam
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.333
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.766
Team
Rank Final
8
Score Final
162.730
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
222.354
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
236
Score Qualif.
13.933 
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
20
Score Qualif.
13.933
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
214.662
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
129
Score Qualif.
12.233 
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
56
Score Qualif.
12.233
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
182
Score Qualif.
27.133 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
56
Score Qualif.
12.933
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
23
Score Qualif.
14.200
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
217.286
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
110
Score Qualif.
25.400 
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
24
Score Qualif.
13.600
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
76
Score Qualif.
11.800
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
4
Score Final
13.933
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
13.700
Balance Beam
Rank Final
5
Score Final
13.133
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
13.700
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
12.750
Balance Beam
Rank Final
5
Score Final
12.900
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.100
Balance Beam
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.500
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
13.866
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
8
Score Final
10.766
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.050
Balance Beam
Rank Final
3
Score Final
13.666
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.750
Balance Beam
Rank Final
4
Score Final
13.150
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
13.300
All-Around
Rank Final
75
Score Final
27.032 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
13.666
Balance Beam
Rank Final
1
Score Final
13.900
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
13.366
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
159.563
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
158.529
Balance Beam
Rank Final
5
Score Final
13.341
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.300
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
79
Score Qualif.
28.458 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.200
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.233
Balance Beam
Rank Final
8
Score Final
11.900
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.225
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
78
Score Qualif.
27.466 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
26
Score Qualif.
13.500
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
13.966
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
161.788

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