Anna Dogonadze

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Anna Dogonadze
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Dogonadze in Hamburg, 2012
Personal information
Country represented  Germany
Former countries represented  Soviet Union
Born (1973-02-15) February 15, 1973 (age 42)
Mtskheta, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Hometown Bad Kreuznach
Height 158 cm (5 ft 2 in)
Discipline Trampolining

Anna Dogonadze (Georgian: ანა დოღონაძე) is a German gymnast of Georgian origin who won a gold medal in the event of trampolining at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

She was born on 15 February 1973 in Mtskheta, Georgian SSR, (present day Georgia). Prior to Georgian independence, she competed for the Soviet Union, and afterwards represented Georgia in international competition. Dogonadze became a German citizen after marrying a German national. They live in Bad Kreuznach, Germany, with their daughter Mariam. By profession, Dogonadze is a teacher.

Dogonadze's career highlight was her Olympic win in 2004, which followed a disastrous final in the Sydney Olympics four years earlier. She was the oldest finalist in her event at the 2004 Athens games, at age 31; the oldest competing in her event at the 2008 Beijing Games, at 35 years old; and oldest in her event at the 2012 London games, at 39 years old.

Career achievements[edit]

  • Winner in synchronized trampolining, World Games 2005, with Jessica Simon
  • Olympic gold medal, 2004
  • World Champion 1998, 2001
  • European Masters 1997, 1998, 2000
  • German Masters 2000, 2001
  • German Synchronised Masters 2001

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