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Sabrina Vega
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Vega at the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Country represented

Flag of the United States of America United States of America

Born

May 24 1995 (1995-05-24) (age 21)
Manhattan, New York, USA

Height

5 ft. 1 in.

Years on National Team

2009-2013

Club

GAGE
Dynamic Gymnastics (former)

Coach(es)

Al Fong & Armine Barutyan Fong
Sorin Cepoi & Teodora Ungureanu (former)

Current status

Retired

Twitter

@SabrinaVega95

College team

Georgia Gym Dogs

Sabrina Vega (born May 24, 1995) is a retired American gymnast from Carmel, New York. She trained at Great American Gymnastics Express in Missouri, where's she's coached by Al Fong. Prior to this move in late 2012, she trained at Dynamic Gymnastics in New York under Sorin Cepoi and Teodora Ungureanu. She is a 2011 World team Champion and former United States Senior National Team member. She is of Dominican and Puerto Rican descent.

Junior Career

2009

In 2009, Sabrina competed at the United States Junior National Championships in Dallas, Texas. She won gold on the floor exercise, bronze on balance beam, and finished fourth in the all-around. She competed at the 2009 Junior Pan American Games in Aracaju, Brazil where she helped the United States team win the gold medal. She won silvers in the all-around and on uneven bars behind teammate Kyla Ross.

Senior Career

2011

In her first major meet as a senior, Vega placed third in the all-around (56.85) at the 2011 CoverGirl Classic on July 23 in Chicago, IL. She captured second place on floor (14.25) and finished fourth on vault (14.6).

In August, Vega placed fifth all-around at the 2011 U.S. National Championships in St. Paul, Minnesota, with a two-night score of 112.05. Vega earned fourth place on floor exercise (28.9) and fifth place on beam (28.85).

Vega was named to the American team for the World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. She competed on bars and balance beam in the team final, which helped the US win the team gold medal.

2012

Vega competed at the Secret US Classic in May. She placed fourth in the all-around and tied for third on floor exercise with Gabby Douglas.

Vega competed at the Visa Championships, where she performed in the all-around. She posted a decent beam score on day one. She continued to perform well on day two, and tied for seventh, qualifying for the Olympic trials. She also placed tenth on uneven bars, eighth on balance beam, and seventh on floor exercise.

Vega performed fairly well at Olympic Trials, but was not selected to the team.

On July 12th, Vega announced she would keep competing in elite gymnastics, in hopes of making the 2016 Olympic Team.

Vega participated in the Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions from September 8 to November 18.

After the tour, Vega left her old gym, Dynamic Gymnastics, to train alongside fellow National team members Sarah Finnegan and Brenna Dowell at Great American Gymnastics Express in Missouri.

2015

After almost a year of recovering from injuries, Vega attended the November national team training camp. However, she was not added to the national team. Her return to elite competition came at the U.S. Classic, where she only competed on beam and floor, placing fourteenth and eleventh, respectively.

In October, she announced her retirement from elite gymnastics and that she had signed with the University of Georgia.[1]

Medal Count

Year Event TF AA VT UB BB FX
2008Junior U.S. Classic755
Junior Visa Championships109
2009Junior American Classic3rd672nd
International Gymnix1st2nd2nd2nd2nd
USA-France Friendly1st
USA-Germany Friendly1st
Junior Pan American Championships1st2nd2nd5
Junior CoverGirl Classic2nd3rd51st
Junior Visa Championships443rd1st
2010City of Jesolo Trophy7
Pacific Rim Championships1st2nd
Pan American Championships2nd
Junior CoverGirl Classic4643rd
Junior Visa Championships72nd
2011City of Jesolo Trophy1st2nd3rd1st
CoverGirl Classic3rd472nd
Visa Championships554
Tokyo World Championships1st
2012Secret U.S. Classic463rd
Visa Championships787
U.S. Olympic Trials1087
2015U.S. Classic1411

Floor Music

2011-2012 - "Earth" by Rene Dupere

References

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