Sydney Johnson-Scharpf (born August 2 in Orlando, FL) is an elite American gymnast. She is the daughter of 1988 Olympian Brandy Johnson, who is also her coach. Johnson-Scharpf was born the year of the Sydney Olympics, hence her name.
Johnson-Scharpf made her national debut at the 2013 Nastia Liukin Cup, placing twenty-third in the all-around.
Later that June, Johnson-Scharpf qualified to junior elite status at a developmental camp. Her first elite meet was the US Classic, where she placed eighteenth in the all-around and qualified to her first Junior Nationals. There, she placed twenty-seventh in the all-around and ninth on floor.
Johnson-Scharpf competed at the American Classic in July, placing seventh on beam, eleventh on floor, twelfth on vault, and fourteenth in the all-around. In early August, she competed at the U.S. Classic, placing ninth on beam and thirty-first in the all-around. At Nationals, she placed twenty-fifth in the all-around.
Johnson-Scharpf competed at the U.S. Classic in July, placing fifth on balance beam, seventh in the all-around, ninth on floor, tenth on vault, and seventeenth on bars. In August, she placed fifth on floor and sixth in the all-around, earning herself a spot on the National Team.
Johnson-Scharpf made her senior international debut at the City of Jesolo Trophy, winning team gold and placing eighteenth in the all-around after a fall on balance beam.
In February, Johnson-Scharpf competed at the Reykjavik International Games in Iceland. She won vault and floor exercise gold, uneven bars silver, all-around bronze, and placed fifth on balance beam.
|2013||Nastia Liukin Cup||23|
|Junior U.S. Classic||18||8||8|
|Junior U.S. National Championships||27||9|
|Junior U.S. Classic||31||9|
|Junior U.S. National Championships||25||22||30||17||15|
|Junior U.S. National Championships||6||8||11||9||5|
|2016||City of Jesolo Trophy||1st||18|
|2017||Reykjavik International Games||3rd||1st||2nd||5||1st|