Laura Traets facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLaura Traets
|Full name||Laura Jean Pierre Traets|
|Born||13 December 1998
|Height||168 cm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||43 kg (95 lb)|
|Years on national team||2017|
|Head coach(es)||Vesela Dimitrova|
Laura Traets (Bulgarian: Лаура Трайтс or Лаура Траатс, born 13 December 1998) is a Bulgarian group rhythmic gymnast. She is a two-time (2018, 2019) World Group All-around bronze medalist, the 2017 World Group All-around silver medalist and the 2013 European Junior Group All-around bronze medalist.
She started rhythmic gymnastics at the age of four in Levski Triaditza Sports Club. In 2016 she became part of the new ensemble with Elena Bineva, Simona Dyankova, Madlen Radukanova and Teodora Aleksandrova.
In 2019, she and her teammates placed 3rd in Group All-Around Final at 2019 World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan and secured an olympic spot for Bulgaria at the 2020 Summer Olympics. They also won silver medal in 5 Balls Final behind Japan.
Traets' father is from the Netherlands and until adulthood she held both Bulgarian and Dutch citizenships.
Detailed Olympic results
|Water, Cosmos, Earth
by Elica Todorova, Stoyan Yankulov, Miroslav Ivanov
|Spartacus,ballet in 3 acts, op.8
by Aram Khachaturian, Bolshoi Theatre
|3 Hoops + 4 Clubs||1st||44.550||1st||44.300|
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