MAIER Jessica
Brazil
BRA
Title
Ms
Lastname
MAIER
Firstname
Jessica
Gender
female
Country
Brazil
Place of birth
Timbo
Year of birth
1994 (25 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Rhythmic Gymnastics
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Hobbies
Going to the beach. (cob.org.br, 01 Jul 2016)
Education
Physical Education - Foundation Regional University of Blumenau [FURB] , Brazil
Spoken languages
Portuguese
Injuries
She broke her ankle in 2010, forcing her out of the national team. (blumenau.sc.gov.br, 09 Mar 2018)
Start sporting career
She took up gymnastics at age four. (mulher-borracha.blogspot.com, 27 Dec 2015)
Reason for taking up the sport
"I was a very active child. My mother heard about a rhythmic gymnastics project in the city and took me there." (mulher-borracha.blogspot.com, 27 Dec 2015)
Most memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Jornal de Santa Catarina YouTube Channel, 28 Mar 2017)
Hero / Idol
Ukrainian rhythmic gymnast Anna Bessonova. (cob.org.br, 01 Jul 2016)
Awards
She was named Brazil's best rhythmic gymnast in 2017 by the Brazilian Olympic Committee. (cob.org.br, 15 May 2018)

She received the Gustavo Kuerten Trophy for Excellence in Sports in 2016 in Santa Catarina, Brazil. "It was great to receive this prize from one of my idols [Kuerten]. It left me speechless." (crefsc.org.br, 16 Mar 2017; jornaldomediovale.com.br, 17 Mar 2017; globoesporte.globo.com, 15 Mar 2017)
Additional information
General
RETIREMENT
In December 2018 she retired from competition. She immediately took up a coaching career at her club, AGIBLU, in Blumenau, Brazil. (jornaldodiase.com.br, 02 Dec 2018)

CAPTAIN IN RIO
She was captain of the Brazilian rhythmic gymnastics team for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. "I didn't expect it. It was a surprise to me. But I like it a lot. It says that I am well organised and disciplined." After the Games finished, she and her teammates each got a tattoo of the Olympic rings. "It was such a unique experience. We thought it deserved to be on a tattoo." (Jornal de Santa Catarina YouTube Channel, 28 Mar 2017; jornaldomediovale.com.br, 05 Aug 2016; valemaisnoticia.com.br, 29 Mar 2017)

AMBASSADOR
In 2017 she was named as an ambassador for the Youth School Games in Brazil. "This type of thing is new for me. I will try to inspire them with my stories about my competitions and experiences at the Olympic Games. Maybe they will push themselves to compete for Brazil one day." (esportealternativo.com.br, 20 Jul 2017; globoesporte.globo.com, 21 Jul 2017)

Last update : 2019-02-14

Olympic Games

2016 - Games of the XXXI Olympiad RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
32.649 
Test Events Olympic Games

2016 - Aquece Rio Final Gymnastics Qualifier (Test Event) RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
5
Score Final
31.066 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
World Championships

2018 - 36th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships SOFIA (BUL)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
18
Score Final
33.775 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
21
Score Qualif.
16.800
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
16.975

2017 - 35th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships PESARO (ITA)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
13
Score Final
31.700 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
16.050
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
15.650

2015 - 34th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships STUTTGART (GER)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
16
Score Final
31.941 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
16.041
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
15.900

2010 - 30th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships MOSCOW (RUS)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
26
Score Final
42.025 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
22
Score Qualif.
21.250
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
25
Score Qualif.
20.775
World / Challenge Cup

2016 - World Cup 2016 Cat. B KAZAN (RUS)

Group 5x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
16.700
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
16.550

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