Elisabeth Seitz

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Elisabeth Seitz
— Gymnast —
File:Elisabeth Seitz 2.jpg
Seitz in 2012
Personal information
Full name Elisabeth Seitz
Country represented  Germany
Born (1993-11-04) 4 November 1993 (age 24)
Heidelberg, Germany
Residence Altlußheim, Germany
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Club MTV Stuttgart
Music Stereo Love by Edward Maya (2010), Song to the Sea by DJ Antoine, James Gruntz (2012)

Elisabeth Seitz (born 4 November 1993) is a German artistic gymnast. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics and finished in ninth place with the German team. Individually she was sixth on uneven bars and tenth all-around.[1][2] She was the silver medalist in the all-around competition at the 2011 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships.[3] She has an uneven bars element named after her, a twisting transition from the low to high bar.

Career

2011

At the 2011 European Championships, Seitz finished second in the all-around behind Anna Dementyeva with a score of 56.700.[3] She finished 5th in the vault final with a score of 14.187.[4] She finished 5th in the uneven bars final with a score of 14.175.[5]

At the 2011 Switzerland-Germany-Romania Friendly, Seitz contributed scores on vault, bars, and beam towards Germany's second-place finish.[6]

At the 2011 World Championships, Seitz contributed scores on all four apparatus towards Germany's sixth-place finish in the team final.[7] In the individual all-around she finished eleventh with a score of 55.823.[8]

2012

2012 Olympics

Germany finished ninth in the team qualification round, so they did not qualify into the final. They were only 0.365 behind Canada.[9] However Seitz qualified twelfth into the all-around final,[10] and eighth into the uneven bars final.[11] In the individual all-around final, Seitz finished 10th with a score of 57.365.[10] In the uneven bars final, Seitz finished in sixth with a score of 15.266.[12]

In December 2012 she competed at the 2012 World Cup event in Stuttgart and placed second with a total score of 55.566.[13] A week later she competed in Glasgow and again took silver, this time with a score of 54.799.[14]

2013–2014

After the Olympic season she competed at the 2013 American Cup and the 2013 World Championships, even though she was not fully prepared due to her studies. She continued competing through the 2014 season. Her World Championship chances were questioned due to injuries, but she made the team. However, she competed only on bars where she had a fall. She later competed at the 2014 Arthur Gander Memorial, finally putting together solid routines and snatched the bronze, behind the silver medalist Larisa Iordache and the gold medalist Daria Spiridonova. She won another bronze along with Fabian Hambuchen at the Swiss Cup behind the Russian and Ukrainean teams.

2015

Seitz was selected to compete at the 2015 European Games with Sophie Scheder and Leah Griesser. The team won a silver medal behind Russia.[15] Seitz showed her best result in All-Around Final with a score of 55.765 at 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships which led her to be ranked as 10th. As a team, they placed 12th.

Eponymous skills

Apparatus Name Description Difficulty When Added to Code of Points
Uneven Bars Seitz Pike sole circle (toe-on) backward through handstand on low bar with full-twist in flight to high bar E 2011 World Championships

References

  1. Elisabeth Seitz. sports-reference.com
  2. "Elisabeth Seitz". London 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "4th European Artistic Gymnastic Individual Championships All-Around Final Women". Gymnastics Results. 8 April 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  4. "4th European Artistic Gymnastic Individual Championships Vault Final Women". Gymnastics Results. 9 April 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  5. "4th European Artistic Gymnastic Individual Championships Uneven Bars Final Women". Gymnastics Results. 9 April 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  6. "Int. Friendly Competition GER-ROU-SUI in Erzingen-Germany" (PDF). Gymnastics Results. 10 September 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  7. "Results Women's Team Final" (PDF). Gymnastics Results. 11 October 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  8. "Results Women's Individual All-Around Final" (PDF). Gymnastics Results. 13 October 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  9. "Qualification Women Session 1". Gymnastics Results. 29 July 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 "All-Around Final Women Results". Gymnastics Results. 2 August 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  11. "Uneven Bars Qualification Women". Gymnastics Results. 29 July 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  12. "Uneven Bars Final Women". Gymnastics Results. 6 August 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  13. http://www.gymnasticsresults.com/2012/eu/ger/wcupstuttgart/wagaa.pdf
  14. http://www.gymnasticsresults.com/2012/eu/gbr/glasgowgp/wagaa.pdf
  15. "Gymnastics Artistic Women's Team Results Medallists" (PDF). Gymnastics Results. Baku 2015 1st European Games. 14 June 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2015. 

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