Sarah Voss

Sarah Voss (born 21st. October, 1999) is a German artistic gymnast and is the 2019 German National Champion.

Sarah Voss
Deutsche Meisterschaften Gerätturnen Mehrkampf weiblich Wettkampf at Internationales Deutsches Turnfest Berlin 2017 (Martin Rulsch) 375.jpg
Voss in 2017
Personal information
Full nameSarah Voss
Country represented Germany
Born (1999-10-21) October 21, 1999 (age 20)
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
ResidenceDormagen, Germany
DisciplineWomen's artistic gymnastics
LevelSenior International Elite
Years on national team2015 – present (GER)
ClubTZ DSHS Cologne
Head coach(es)Shanna Poljakova

Early lifeEdit

Voss was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany in 1999. She currently resides in Dormagen and trains at TZ DSHS Köln.[1]

Gymnastics careerEdit

2015Edit

Voss turned senior in 2015 and competed at the German National Championships where she placed sixth in the all-around, fifth on uneven bars, and sixth on floor exercise.[2] In October she competed at the Worlds Selection Trials where she one again placed sixth in the all-around but was not named to the team to competed at the 2015 World Championships.[3] The following week she competed at the Länderkampf Kunstturnen where she helped Germany finish second behind Brazil.[4] Voss finished the season competed at the Toyota International Cup where she placed sixth on the uneven bars and eighth on floor exercise.[5]

2016Edit

Voss competed at the DTB Pokal Team Challenge where she helped Germany win the silver behind Russia.[6] She later competed at the Doha World Cup where she placed seventh on floor exercise.[7] Voss was selected to represent Germany at the European Championships alongside Kim Bui, Lina Philipp, Maike Enderle, and Amélie Föllinger. While there she helped Germany finish seventh in the team final.[8] In June Voss competed at the German National Championships where she placed seventh in the all-around but did not qualify to any event finals.[9] At the Olympic Trials Voss placed sixth in the all-around and was not named to the team to competed at the Olympic Games.[10]

2017Edit

In March Voss competed at the DTB Pokal Team Challenge where she helped the Germany II team place fourth.[11] In May she competed at the FinGym Turku where she place second on balance beam behind Tamara Mrdjenovic of Serbia but won gold on floor exercise.[12] In June Voss competed at the German National Championships where she placed fifth in the all-around behind Elisabeth Seitz, Pauline Schäfer, Kim Bui, and Amélie Föllinger. Additionally she placed fourth on balance beam.[13] At the World Trials Voss placed fifth in the all-around but was not named to the team to compete at the World Championships.[14] Voss competed at the Paris Challenge Cup where she placed fifth on vault and seventh on balance beam.[15] Voss ended the season at the Toyota International Cup where she placed second in the all-around behind Sae Miyakawa of Japan, eighth on uneven bars and balance beam, and third on floor exercise behind Mai Murakami and Aiko Sugihara, both of Japan.[16]

Vault
Uneven Bars
Floor Exercise
Voss at the 2017 International German Gymnastics Festival

2018Edit

In March Voss competed at both the Stuttgart and Birmingham World Cups where she placed fifth and eighth respectively.[17][18] In June Voss competed at the German European Championships trials where she placed second in the all-around behind Pauline Schäfer and was named to the team to compete at the European Championships alongside Schäfer, Kim Bui, Leah Griesser, and Emma Höfele.[19] Prior to Euros the team competed at the Sainté Gym Cup, a friendly meet in France, where they placed second behind France but ahead of Switzerland.[20] At the European Championships Voss helped Germany finish ninth in qualifications but they did not advance to the team final. Individually Voss qualified to the vault final and finished fourth overall behind Boglárka Dévai, Angelina Melnikova, and Denisa Golgotă.[21] In September Voss competed at the German World Trials where she placed third behind Bui and Carina Kröll.[22] Later that month she competed at the German National Championships where she placed sixth in the all-around but won gold on vault and balance beam.[23] In October Voss competed at the 2018 World Championships in Doha alongside Elisabeth Seitz, Bui, Sophie Scheder, and Griesser. As a team they finished eighth in the team final.[24]

2019Edit

In August Voss competed at the German National Championships where she placed first in the all-around. Additionally she placed first on vault and balance beam and fifth on floor exercise.[25] Later that month she suffered a minor foot injury and missed the German World trials. In September Voss was named to the team to compete at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart alongside Kim Bui, Emelie Petz, Elisabeth Seitz, and Sophie Scheder (later replaced by Pauline Schäfer).[26] Later that month she competed at a friendly competition in Worms, Germany where she helped Germany finish first ahead of Belgium, France, and a mixed team. Additionally she posted the second highest scores on vault and balance beam.[27]

At the World Championships Voss competed all four events during qualification and helped Germany place ninth as a team. Although they did not qualify to the team final, they qualified a team to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo. Individually Voss qualified to the all-around and balance beam finals. In the all-around final Voss finished in tenth place.[28] During the balance beam final she finished in seventh place. Voss ended the season by competing at the Arthur Gander Memorial in Morges, Switzerland where she finished second behind Lorette Charpy of France.[29]

2020Edit

In early 2020 it was announced that Voss would represent Germany at the American Cup, taking place on March 7,[30] and at the Tokyo World Cup taking place on April 4.[31] At the American Cup Voss finished in eleventh place.[32] Later that month it was announced that the Tokyo World Cup was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic in Japan.[33]

Competitive historyEdit

SeniorEdit

Year Event Team AA VT UB BB FX
2015 National Championships 6 5 6
World Team Trials 6
Länderkampf Kunstturnen  
Toyota International Cup 11 6 12 8
2016 National Team Cup 8
DTB Pokal Team Challenge   12
Doha Challenge Cup 7
Belgium Friendly   12
European Championships 7
National Championships 7
Olympic Trials 6
2017 National Team Cup  
DTB Pokal Team Challenge 4
FinGym Turku    
National Championships 5 4
World Trials 5
Paris Challenge Cup 5 7
Toyota International Cup   8 8  
2018 Stuttgart World Cup 5
Birmingham World Cup 8
German Euro Trials  
Sainté Gym Cup  
European Championships R2 4
German World Trials  
National Championships 6    
Rüsselsheim Friendly   5
World Championships 8
2019 National Championships       5
Worms Friendly  
World Championships R1 10 7
Arthur Gander Memorial  
2020 American Cup 11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "turn-team-deutschland: Sarah Voss". Turn Team Deutschland (in German).
  2. ^ "2015 German Championships Results". The Gymternet. September 19, 2015.
  3. ^ "2015 German Worlds Trials Results". The Gymternet. October 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "2015 Länderkampf Kunstturnen Results". The Gymternet. October 12, 2015.
  5. ^ "2015 Toyota International Cup Results". The Gymternet. December 12, 2015.
  6. ^ "2016 DTB Pokal Team Challenge Results". The Gymternet. March 18, 2016.
  7. ^ "2016 Doha Challenge Cup Results". The Gymternet. March 24, 2016.
  8. ^ "2016 European Championships Results". The Gymternet. June 7, 2016.
  9. ^ "2016 German Championships Results". The Gymternet. June 25, 2016.
  10. ^ "Germany's Strongest Olympic Team Ever". The Gymternet. July 19, 2016.
  11. ^ "2017 DTB Pokal Team Challenge Results". The Gytmernet. March 17, 2017.
  12. ^ "2017 FinGym Turku Results". The Gytmernet. May 29, 2017.
  13. ^ "2017 German Championships Results". The Gymternet. June 4, 207.
  14. ^ "Germany Names Worlds Team Following Trials in Stuttgart". The Gymternet. September 13, 2017.
  15. ^ "2017 Paris Challenge Cup Results". The Gymternet. September 16, 2017.
  16. ^ "2017 Toyota International Results". The Gymternet. December 10, 2017.
  17. ^ "2018 Stuttgart World Cup Results". The Gymternet. March 18, 2018.
  18. ^ "2018 Birmingham World Cup Results". The Gymternet. March 23, 2018.
  19. ^ "Germany's Medalists Return for Euros Trials". The Gymternet. June 26, 2018.
  20. ^ "2018 Sainté Gym Cup Results". The Gymternet. July 11, 2018.
  21. ^ "2018 European Championships Results". The Gymternet. August 6, 2018.
  22. ^ "2018 German Worlds Trials Results". The Gymternet. September 15, 2018.
  23. ^ "2018 German Championships Results". The Gymternet. September 29, 2018.
  24. ^ "2018 World Championships Results". The Gymterent. November 6, 2018.
  25. ^ "2019 German Championship Results". The Gymternet. August 3, 2019.
  26. ^ "DTB Frauenteam für die Turn-WM in Stuttgart steht". DTB (in German). September 12, 2019.
  27. ^ "2019 Worms Friendly Results". The Gymternet. September 13, 2019.
  28. ^ ""Perfekter Wettkampf" bringt sechsten WM-Platz". Spiegel Online (in German). October 10, 2019.
  29. ^ "2019 Arthur Gander Memorial Results". The Gymternet. November 1, 2019.
  30. ^ "World, Olympic champions headline field for 2020 American Cup". USA Gymnastics. January 23, 2020.
  31. ^ "Simone Biles heads star-studded field for Tokyo World Cup". International Gymnastics Federation. February 14, 2020.
  32. ^ "Hurd, Mikulak win American Cup titles". USA Gymnastics. March 7, 2020.
  33. ^ @FIG_media (March 17, 2020). "Japan Gymnastics Association has decided to cancel the #Tokyo All-Around World Cup that was scheduled on 4-5 April 2020" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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