WEVERS Sanne
Netherlands
NED
Title
Ms
Lastname
WEVERS
Firstname
Sanne
Gender
female
Height
158 cm / 5' 2''
Country
Netherlands
Place of birth
Leeuwarden
Year of birth
1991 (28 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Women's Artistic Gymnastics
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Education
Physical Education - HAN University of Applied Sciences, Arnhem, NED
Spoken languages
Dutch, English
Club
Topsport Noord [Netherlands]
Coach
Vincent Wevers [father] (trouw.nl, 05 Nov 2018)
Sporting relatives
Her twin sister Lieke has also represented the Netherlands in artistic gymnastics, and won gold on beam at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. Her father Vincent has served as her coach. (SportsDeskOnline, 27 Aug 2018; nos.nl, 25 Oct 2015; tym.nl, 23 Oct 2015)
Injuries
A right leg injury forced her to miss the 2019 European Championships in Szczecin, Poland. (kngu.nl, 14 Feb 2019)

She suffered a thumb injury in May 2018. (nos.nl, 29 May 2018)

In 2011 she damaged ligaments in her left ankle during training and was unable to compete at the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. (nu.nl, 06 Sep 2011)

In December 2010 she had surgery on her shoulder, and returned to training in February 2011. (parool.nl, 11 Jun 2011; twentesport.com, 31 Jan 2011)

She injured ligaments in her left ankle while competing on floor at the 2009 World Championships in London, England. She decided to take part in the beam event but was not able to qualify due to the pain in her ankle. (telegraaf.nl, 14 Oct 2009)

She ruptured a muscle in her right elbow at the 2008 World Cup Finals in Madrid, Spain, and was out for a month as a result. (rtvoost, 15 Dec 2008)
Start sporting career
She took up gymnastics at age six. (sannelieke.nl, 19 Oct 2015)
Reason for taking up the sport
Her parents coached gymnastics. (volkskrant.nl, 20 Apr 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (nos.nl, 29 May 2018)
Most memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal on beam at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (intlgymnast.com, 22 Dec 2016)
Awards
She was named an honorary member of the Dutch Gymnastics Federation [KNGU] in June 2017. (nos.nl, 14 Jun 2017)

She was named the 2016 Sportswoman of the Year by the Dutch Olympic Committee and Dutch Sport Federation. (intlgymnast.com, 22 Dec 2016)

She was named the 2015 Female Athlete of the Year at the Sports Awards of the Overijssel province in The Netherlands. (rtvoost.nl, 17 Jan 2016)

She has been named Female Athlete of the Year three times [2008, 2009, 2015] in Oldenzaal, Netherlands. (tubantia.nl, 07 Jan 2016)
Additional information
General
NAMED ELEMENT
In 2010 she had the double turn with leg held horizontal element on beam named after her by the International Gymnastics Federation [FIG] after she successfully performed the skill at the 2010 World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (ad.nl, 17 Oct 2010)

Last update : 2019-02-27

Olympic Games

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
74
Score Qualif.
29.474 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
32
Score Qualif.
14.408
Balance Beam
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.466
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.066
Team
Rank Final
7
Score Final
172.447
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
171.929
Test Events Olympic Games

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
84
Score Qualif.
28.600 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
14.000
Balance Beam
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.800
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.600
World Championships

2018 - 48th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships DOHA (QAT)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
186
Score Qualif.
27.366 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
33
Score Qualif.
13.333
Balance Beam
Rank Final
7
Score Final
12.666
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.033
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
159.029

2017 - 47th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships MONTREAL (CAN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
96
Score Qualif.
26.533 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
13.800
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
12.733

2015 - 46th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
236
Score Qualif.
28.866 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
14.100
Balance Beam
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.333
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.766
Team
Rank Final
8
Score Final
162.730
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
222.354

2014 - 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships NANNING (CHN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
236
Score Qualif.
13.933 
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
20
Score Qualif.
13.933
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
214.662

2013 - 44th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ANTWERP (BEL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
129
Score Qualif.
12.233 
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
56
Score Qualif.
12.233

2010 - 42nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ROTTERDAM (NED)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
182
Score Qualif.
27.133 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
56
Score Qualif.
12.933
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
23
Score Qualif.
14.200
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
217.286

2009 - 41st FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships LONDON (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
110
Score Qualif.
25.400 
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
24
Score Qualif.
13.600
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
76
Score Qualif.
11.800
World / Challenge Cup

2017 - 42nd Turnier der Meister FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup COTTBUS (GER)

Uneven Bars
Rank Final
4
Score Final
13.933
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
13.700
Balance Beam
Rank Final
5
Score Final
13.133
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
13.700

2017 - FIG World Challenge Cup - 20th Internationaux de France 2017 PARIS (FRA)

Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
12.750
Balance Beam
Rank Final
5
Score Final
12.900
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.100

2017 - FIG World Cup 2017 MELBOURNE (AUS)

Balance Beam
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.500
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
13.866

2016 - 40th TURNIER DER MEISTER World Challenge Cup 2016 COTTBUS (GER)

Uneven Bars
Rank Final
8
Score Final
10.766
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.050
Balance Beam
Rank Final
3
Score Final
13.666
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.750

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 LJUBLJANA (SLO)

Balance Beam
Rank Final
4
Score Final
13.150
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
13.300
Continental Championships

2018 - 32nd Women's Artistic European Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
75
Score Final
27.032 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
13.666
Balance Beam
Rank Final
1
Score Final
13.900
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
13.366
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
159.563
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
158.529

2017 - 7th European Individual Championships 2017 CLUJ NAPOCA (ROU)

Balance Beam
Rank Final
5
Score Final
13.341
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.300

2015 - 6th European Individual Championships 2015 MONTPELLIER (FRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
79
Score Qualif.
28.458 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.200
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
14.233
Balance Beam
Rank Final
8
Score Final
11.900
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.225

2014 - European Championships 2014 SOFIA (BUL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
78
Score Qualif.
27.466 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
26
Score Qualif.
13.500
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
13.966
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
161.788

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