Laurie Hernandez

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The youngest member of the 2016 American Olympic team, Laurie Hernandez put up a strong Olympic performance by winning two medals, one gold and one silver. Her career was unique in that Laurie has only a single lone appearance at the Olympic/World Championship level. Hernandez enjoyed considerable media success following the Olympics having won the 23rd season of Dancing With the Stars, and becoming a co-host of American Ninja Warrior Junior.

In 2020 Laurie Hernandez was amongst the many gymnasts who came forward with allegations against her former coach in New Jersey. Laurie’s high profile celebrity status helped draw national media attention to the case and helped prevent future gymnasts from suffering abuse in the same training hall that she once endured. Initially appearing to have been retired, Laurie is currently working towards a comeback for the 2021 Olympics. She is working towards Tokyo-2021 in part to experience an Olympic run on her own terms and in a healthy training environment.

World Championships/Olympic Competition:


2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, San Jose, Calif. – 1st-BB; 2nd-AA; 3rd-FX; 4th-VT; 7th-UB
2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. – 3rd-AA, UB, BB, FX(T)
2016 Secret U.S. Classic, Hartford, Conn. – 4th-UB
2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. – 1st-AA, UB; 2nd-FX; 3rd-VT(T), BB (Jr. Div.)
2015 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. – 1st-AA, VT, UB; 3rd-BB, FX(T) (Jr. Div.)
2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. – 2nd-AA, UB, FX; 3rd-BB(T); 5th-VT (Jr. Div.)
2013 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. – 1st-FX; 6th-AA; 8th-VT, UB (Jr. Div.)
2013 American Classics, Huntsville, TX – 3rd-VT, BB; 7th-UB; 1st-FX; 2nd-AA
2013 Parkettes Invitational, Allentown, PA. – 1st-UB, BB, FX, AA; 3rd- V
2012 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. – 6th-FX; 7th-BB (Jr. Div.)
2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – 1st-Team; 2nd-BB
2016 Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. – 1st-Team
2016 Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy – 1st-Team, BB; 2nd-VT; 3rd-AA
2015 International Junior Japan Meet, Yokahama, Japan – 1st-AA, VT, FX; 2nd-UB, BB
2015 Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy – 1st-Team, AA, UB, FX (Jr. Div.)
2013 International Junior Mexican Cup, Acapulco, Mexico – 1st-Team; 2nd-AA
2013 International Junior Gymnastics Competition, Yokohama, Japan – 3rd-AA, VT; 4th-FX; 6th-BB


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