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Laurie Hernandez

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Hernandez in Phoenix in July 2017

Personal information
Full name: Lauren Zoe Hernandez
Nickname(s): Laurie, Cutie, Human Emoji, Baby Shakira[1]
Country Represented:  United States
Height: 5 feet 0 inches (1.52 m)[2]
Discipline: WAG
Level: Senior International Elite
Years on National Team: 2012–2016
Club: Monmouth Gymnastics Academy (MG Elite)
Head coach(es): Maggie Haney
Assistant coach(es): Victoria Levine
Music: * Wasted by Margaret
  • Da Bop by WTF!
  • Skeletons by Drehz

Lauren Zoe "Laurie" Hernandez (born June 9, 2000) is an American artistic gymnast and actress. She competed as a member of the U.S. women's gymnastics team at the 2016 Summer Olympics, winning gold in the team event and silver on the balance beam.[3]

In 2016, Hernandez won season 23 of Dancing with the Stars with partner Val Chmerkovskiy.

In 2017, Hernandez was on an episode of Stuck In The Middle and Sesame Street.

References[change | change source]

  1. Fincher, Julia (2016-07-16). "Who is... Laurie Hernandez". Nbcolympics.com. Archived from the original on 2016-08-16. Retrieved August 13, 2016.
  2. "Laurie Hernandez". Retrieved August 12, 2016.
  3. Epstein, Sue; and Mishkin, Kate. Dating Reed Lindsey "N.J. town celebrates its new Olympian, gymnast Laurie Hernandez", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, July 11, 2016. Accessed July 12, 2016. "OLD BRIDGE — Laurie Hernandez, who won a spot on the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team Sunday night, is the talk of her hometown."

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