Suzanne Harmes

Suzanne Helena Johanna Harmes (born January 10, 1986 in Zoetermeer) is a Dutch gymnast.

Suzanne Harmes
Suzanne Harmes (2008-08-25).jpg
Harmes in 2008
Personal information
Full nameSuzanne Helena Johanna Harmes
Country represented Netherlands
Born (1986-01-10) January 10, 1986 (age 35)
Zoetermeer, Netherlands
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight126 lb (57 kg)
DisciplineWomen's artistic gymnastics
LevelSenior International

In 2002, she won the silver medal at the European Championships in Patras as a part of the Dutch team alongside Verona van de Leur, Gabriella Wammes, Renske Endel and Monique Nuijten.[1] A year later she became Dutch National Champion for the first time in her career.[2] Harmes represented the Netherlands at the 2004 Summer Olympics where she finished 42nd overall.[3] At the 2005 World Championships in Melbourne she won the bronze medal at the floor exercise, finishing behind Alicia Sacramone and Nastia Liukin.[4] Earlier that year she won the gold medal at the Gymnastics World Cup Championships meeting in Maribor. At the same meeting she also won a silver medal at the beam and a bronze medal at vault.[5]

She withdrew from the 2006 World Championship in Aarhus due to pregnancy.[6] On May 24, 2007 Harmes became mother of her first child, son Lugano.[7] She started competing in the sport again and in June 2008 she qualified herself into the Dutch Olympic team for the 2008 Summer Olympics where she represented her country in the all-around, placing 32nd.[8]


  1. ^ Senior Team Competition: Long Wait For Dutch Silver Archived 2008-10-02 at the Wayback Machine ,, ret:Aug 3, 2008
  2. ^ Suzanne Harmes Nederlands Kampioen, peggywessel, ret:Aug 3, 2008
  3. ^ 2004, Zomerspelen XXVIII te Athene Griekenland[permanent dead link],, ret:Aug 3, 2008
  4. ^ Alicia Sacramone Wins World Championship On Floor Archived 2012-07-20 at,, ret:Aug 3, 2008
  5. ^ Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Women,, ret: Aug 3, 2008
  6. ^ Niet geblesseerd, maar zwanger[permanent dead link],, ret: Aug 3, 2008
  7. ^ Motherhood, Comeback Come Easy for Harmes,, ret: Aug 3, 2008
  8. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Suzanne Harmes". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.

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