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Laurie Hernandez

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2023 Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships

Aug. 24 - 27 | San Jose, California

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2023 Core Hydration Classic

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Athlete Bio




Jun 9, 2000


Old Bridge, NJ


Abeka Academy High School (Old Bridge, N.J.) ‘18

Daughter of Anthony and Wanda Hernandez...Has one brother, Marcus, and one sister, Jelysa...Began gymnastics in 2005...Favorite event is floor exercise...Is the only first-year senior-level gymnast to be selected to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Team...The Rio 2016 Olympic Games will mark her first major international meet...Hobbies include drawing and writing poetry...At age 16, became youngest celebrity to win "Dancing with the Stars."
  • 2016 P&G Championships, bronze (all-around, uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise – tied)
  • 2016 Pacific Rim Championships, gold (team)
  • 2016 Secret U.S. Classic, 4th (uneven bars)
  • 2016 Jesolo Trophy, gold (team, balance beam); silver (vault); bronze (all-around)
  • Olympian (2016); Two-time Olympic medalist (gold, silver)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (team); silver (beam)
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