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Laura Traets
Personal information
Full name Laura Jean Pierre Traets
Alternative name(s) lauri
Country represented  Bulgaria
Born 13 December 1998 (1998-12-13) (age 22)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Hometown Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 43 kg (95 lb)
Discipline Rhythmic gymnastics
Level International Elite
Years on national team 2017
Club Levski-Triadica
Gym Rakovski
Head coach(es) Vesela Dimitrova
Choreographer Margarita Budinova

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.

Career

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.

Personal

Traets' father is from the Netherlands and until adulthood she held both Bulgarian and Dutch citizenships.

Detailed Olympic results

Year Competition Description Location Music Apparatus Rank Score-Final Rank Score-Qualifying
2020 Olympics Tokyo All-around 1st 92.100 1st 91.800
Water, Cosmos, Earth
by Elica Todorova, Stoyan Yankulov, Miroslav Ivanov
5 Balls 1st 47.550 1st 47.500
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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