EAKER Kara
United States of America
USA
Title
Ms
Lastname
EAKER
Firstname
Kara
Gender
female
Country
United States of America
Place of birth
Grain Valley, MO
Year of birth
2002 (17 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Women's Artistic Gymnastics
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Previous names
Kara Ming
Hobbies
Sewing, cooking, robotics, reading, drawing, and CAD designing. (usagym.org, 01 Jan 2016)
Occupation
Student
Spoken languages
English
Club
Great American Gymnastics Express [Blue Springs, MO, USA]
Coach
Al Fong [club]; Armine Barutyan-Fong [club] (Instagram profile, 22 Sep 2018; fox4kc.com, 04 Oct 2018; intlgymnast.com, 01 Dec 2017)
Start sporting career
She began the sport at age three. (flogymnastics.com, 31 Jan 2018)
Reason for taking up the sport
"I started doing parent-tot classes to run off energy and because I was so flexible. After starting, I liked it so much that I wanted to continue into the competitive side." (usagym.org, 11 Sep 2018)
Ambitions
To finish high school and earn a scholarship to compete for a university team. (flogymnastics.com, 31 Jan 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Al Fong and Armine Barutyan-Fon. "I wouldn't be here without them." (flogymnastics.com, 31 Jan 2018)
Additional information
General
EARLY CHILDHOOD
She was born in the People's Republic of China as Kara Ming, and was adopted from the Duchang Orphanage by US couple Mark and Katherine Eaker in 2003. (childrenshopefamily.blogspot.com, 08 May 2007)

PASSION FOR ENGINEERING
She is passionate about engineering, including robotics, and hopes to study a degree in engineering at university alongside competitive gymnastics. "I like creating things and innovating different ideas. I want to become a mechanical engineer." (flogymnastics.com, 31 Jan 2018)

Last update : 2018-10-15

World Championships

2019 - 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships STUTTGART (GER)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
202
Score Qualif.
27.466 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
26
Score Qualif.
14.000
Balance Beam
Rank Final
4
Score Final
14.000
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
13.466
Team
Rank Final
1
Score Final
172.330
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
174.205

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

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
211
Score Qualif.
14.466 
Balance Beam
Rank Final
6
Score Final
12.833
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
14.466
Team
Rank Final
1
Score Final
171.629
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
174.429
Continental Championships

2018 - 2018 Senior Pan American Championships LIMA (PER)

All-Around
Rank Final
49
Score Final
40.500 
Rank Qualif.
49
Score Qualif.
40.500 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
15
Score Final
12.433
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
12.433
Balance Beam
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.300
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.300
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
3
Score Final
13.767
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
13.767

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