Famous Gymnasts from Germany

List of notable or famous gymnasts from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top gymnasts born in Germany and even some popular gymnasts who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German gymnasts then this list is the perfect resource for you. These gymnasts are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known gymnast from Germany is included when available.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Camilla Pfeffer and Cathrin Puhl.

This historic gymnasts from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German gymnasts of note?" and "Who are the most famous gymnasts from Germany?" These prominent gymnasts of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German gymnasts.

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  • Andreas Toba
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    Andreas Toba

    Andreas Toba is a German gymnast. He competed for the national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's artistic team all-around.
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Gehrden, Germany
  • Camilla Pfeffer
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    Camilla Pfeffer

    Camilla Pfeffer is a German gymnast. She has competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Filderstadt, Germany
  • Cathrin Puhl
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    Cathrin Puhl

    Cathrin Puhl is a German rhythmic gymnast. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics and finished in tenth place in the team exercise.
    • Age: 28
    • Birthplace: Lebach, Germany
  • Daria Bijak
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    Daria Eva Bijak (born 12 November 1985 in Racibórz (German: Ratibor), Silesia, Poland) is a German Gymnast raised in Muenster, NRW. Bijak is a two time German National Champion (2005, 2006) and has competed for Germany at 4 World Championships (2002, 2003, 2005, and 2006). Bijak placed 8th in the All Around competition at the 2005 World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, which was her best result. She is known for her unique and difficult skills and fun presentation on floor exercise. She trained at the Deutsche Sporthochschule in Cologne from 2002-2006 under the guidance of her coach, Shanna Poljakova, who also trained Oksana Chusovitina. Daria went on to compete in the NCAA at the ...more
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Racibórz, Poland
  • Elisabeth Seitz
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    Elisabeth Seitz is a German 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. She was the silver medalist in the all-around competition at the 2011 European Championships. She has an uneven bars element named after her, a twisting transition from low to high.
    • Age: 29
    • Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
  • Fabian Hambüchen
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    Fabian Hambüchen (born 25 October 1987) is a retired German gymnast with a full set of Olympics medals, one in each colour, as he is the 2016 Olympic champion, 2012 Olympic silver medalist and 2008 Olympic bronze medalist on the individual horizontal bar event.
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Bergisch Gladbach, Germany