Elena Arenas
Arenas at the 2017 P&G Championships

Full name

Elena Makenzie Arenas

Country represented

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August 31 2001 (2001-08-31) (age 15)
Milledgeville, Georgia, USA


Georgia Elite Gymnastics


Pete Arenas, Amber Stiles

Current status


Elena Arenas (born August 31 in Milledgeville, GA) is an elite American gymnast. She trains at Georgia Elite Gymnastics and is coached by her father, Pete Arenas, and Amber Stiles. Her favorite event is the uneven bars.

Junior Career


Arenas competed at the U.S. Challenge, winning silver on bars, and placing sixth on beam, and seventh in the all-around. The following year, she competed at the Junior Olympic Nationals, placing eighth on bars and tenth in the all-around. She qualified elite that spring and went on to place sixth on bars at the American Classic and twenty-fourth in the all-around at the U.S. Classic. At her first Junior Nationals, she placed seventh on bars, and twenty-first in the all-around.


In February, Arenas competed at the WOGA Classic, winning all-around and balance beam gold, vault silver, uneven bars bronze, and placing fourth on floor. In late May, she competed at the American Classic, placing seventh on vault, ninth on bars, eleventh on floor, thirteenth in the all-around, and twenty-first on beam. In late July, she competed at the U.S. Classic, where a fall on beam landed her in nineteenth in the all-around. In August, she compete at Junior Nationals, placing fourteenth on vault and twenty-first in the all-around.


In June, Arenas competed at the U.S. Classic, winning silver on vault, and placing tenth in the all-around, eighteenth on uneven bars, twentieth on balance beam, and twenty-third on floor exercise. She went on to compete at the U.S. National Championships, placin sixth on vault, eleventh in the all-around, sixteenth on bars, nineteenth on beam, and twentieth on floor.

Senior Career


Arenas made her senior debut at the American Classic, where she won gold in the all-around. At the U.S. Classic in July, she placed seventh on bars, ninth in the all-around, eleventh on floor, and seventeenth on beam. In August, she competed at the National Championships, placing ninth in the all-around, tenth on uneven bars, fourteenth on balance beam, and fifteenth on floor exercise.

Medal Count

Year Event TF AA VT UB BB FX
2013U.S. Challenge72nd6
2014Level 10 Junior Olympic Nationals108
American Classic6
U.S. Classic24
Junior U.S. National Championships211972628
2015WOGA Classic1st2nd3rd1st4
American Classic13792111
U.S. Classic1913132822
Junior U.S. National Championships2114241925
2016U.S. Classic102nd182023
St. Louis U.S. National Championships116161920
2017American Classic1st
U.S. Classic971711
Anaheim U.S. National Championships9101415

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