Sydney Johnson-Scharpf

Sydney Ashlyn Johnson-Scharpf (born August 2, 2000 in Orlando, Florida) is an American artistic gymnast and daughter of Brandy Johnson, a member of the 1988 USA Olympic Team.

Sydney Johnson-Scharpf
Full nameSydney Ashlyn Johnson-Scharpf
Country represented United States
Born (2000-08-02) August 2, 2000 (age 20)
Orlando, Florida, United States
HometownGroveland, Florida, United States
DisciplineWomen's artistic gymnastics
LevelSenior International Elite
Years on national team2015–16 (US)
ClubBrandy Johnson's
College teamFlorida Gators (2018-22)
Head coach(es)Brandy Johnson & Kelly Pitzen
Medal record
Women's gymnastics
Representing the  United States
Reykjavik International Games
Gold medal – first place 2017 Reykjavik Vault
Gold medal – first place 2017 Reykjavik Floor Exercise
Silver medal – second place 2017 Reykjavik Uneven Bars
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Reykjavik All-Around

Competitive historyEdit

2013Edit

Johnson-Scharpf competed at the 2013 Nastia Liukin Cup and placed 23rd.[1] She later qualified to Elite and competed at the Secret U.S. Classic, finishing 18th.[2] At U.S. Nationals, Sydney placed 27th.[3]

2014Edit

At the 2014 Secret US Classic, Johnson-Scharpf finished 31st in the all-around.[4]

She later advanced to the 2014 P&G Championships, finishing 25th after two days of competition.[5]

2015Edit

Johnson-Scharpf attended the U.S. selection camp for the 2015 City of Jesolo Trophy but was not named to the team.

Sydney competed at the Secret U.S. Classic, contributing scores of 14.400 on vault, 13.000 on bars, 14.000 on beam, and 13.750 on floor to a 7th place all-around finish of 55.150.[6]

Sydney competed at P&G Gymnastics Championships in the junior division. She finished 6th in the all-around with a two-day combined total of 110.900, earning a spot on the 2015-2016 Junior National Team.[7]

2016Edit

In her first year as a Senior International Elite gymnast, Johnson-Schaarpf competed at the City of Jesolo Trophy. She finished 18th in the All-Around competition.[8]

In June 2016, Sydney suffered a knee injury and was not able to compete at the Secret U.S. Classic or the P&G Gymnastics Championships.

2017

Johnson-Schaarpf competed at US nationals, where she placed fourth on floor.

Personal lifeEdit

Sydney was born on August 2, 2000 in Orlando, Florida to Brandy and Bill Johnson-Scharpf. Her mom, Brandy, is a former gymnast and represented the U.S. at the 1988 Olympics.

The family currently live in Groveland, Florida and Sydney attends Montverde Academy, graduating in 2018. Following high school graduation, she will attend the University of Florida and is signed to their gymnastics team.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2013 Nastia Liukin Cup" (PDF). USA Gymnastics. USA Gymnastics. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
  2. ^ "2013 Secret U.S. Classic Meet Results" (PDF). USA Gymnastics. USA Gymnastics. 27 July 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
  3. ^ "2013 P&G Championships - Women Day 2" (PDF). USA Gymnastics. USA Gymnastics. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
  4. ^ "2014 Secret U.S. Classic" (PDF). USA Gymnastics. USA Gymnastics. 2 August 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  5. ^ "The Official Website of Sydney Johnson-Scharpf".
  6. ^ "2015 Secret U.S. Classic Results". 2015-07-29.
  7. ^ https://usagym.org/PDFs/Results/w_15champs_jraa.pdf
  8. ^ "2016 City of Jesolo Trophy Results". 2016-03-19.
  9. ^ "The Official Website of Sydney Johnson-Scharpf".

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