Andreas Toba

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Andreas Toba
Country represented  Germany
Born (1990-10-07) October 7, 1990 (age 26)
Gehrden, Germany
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Club TK Hanover
Head coach(es) Andreas Hirsch

Andreas Toba (born 7 October 1990) is a German gymnast.[2] He competed for the national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's artistic team all-around. He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Personal life[edit]

Toba is the son of former Romanian-German gymnast Marius Toba, who competed at three Olympic Games from 1988 to 2000. [3]He's currently a student in Hannover.

Career[edit]

Toba started off for TK Hannover and is trained by Reinhard Rückriem. At the 2008 Junior European championship in Lausanne, Toba won the bronze medal with his team and placed 7th on the high bar and 9th in the multiple stage-competition respectively.

Toba entered the German national team in 2009. In the 2009 German championship, he placed 6th in the multiple stage competition and 7th one year later. In 2011, he won Bronze on the high bar and placed 4th on the bars and on the pommel horse. He placed 4th in the multiple-stage-competition again, but became runners-up on the high bar and on the rings, and second runner-up on the pommel horse. He placed 5th on the rings at the Challenge Cup in Doha. He qualified for the Olympic Games 2012 in London as fourth-placed.

In the 2016 Summer Olympics, Toba competed in a floor event in which he sustained an anterior cruciate ligament injury. Later, though visibly injured, he completed a pommel horse routine and helped Germany qualify for the finals.[4]

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