Alexandra Raisman was born on May 25, 1994. She competed for Exxcel gymnastics until 2004. She then switched to Brestyan's, where she has been since. She graduated from high school in 2012. Alexandra was a 2003 National Top B Camp Qualifier. She made this again in 2004. Aly qualified to the 2005 National Top Team!
In 2003, she competed as a level four at the State Championships. She placed third all-around! She was also first on vault and floor. Aly jumped up to level six in 2004. She placed second all-around at States. She won floor. Aly jumped up again to level eight in 2005. She finished second all-around at the Brestyan's Invite. She won beam at the Vegas Vacation Event Finals. At States, she performed strongly to finish third all-around and first on beam. At Regionals, Aly placed second all-around! She then competed as a TOPS Pre-Elite at the US Challenge.
She began competing as a level nine in 2006. She finished third all-around at the Parkette Invite and Brestyan's Invite. She won the Little Bigger Invite. At the Massachusetts State Championships, she won the all-around, bars and beam titles! At Regionals, Aly placed second all-around. She was first on bars and floor. Her season ended at Easterns. She finished third in the all-around, bars and floor events. Aly then made junior pre-elite. She competed at the US Challenge. She placed second overall.
Alexandra competed as a level ten and junior pre-elite in 2007. She finished fourth all-around at States. Alex won beam. At Regionals, she finished third all-around and first on beam. At JO Nationals, she finished in the top fifteen! Alex also placed fourth on beam. At the US Challenge, Alex placed fourth overall. She won floor and finished second on beam. In 2008, she struggled with a back injury at the beginning of the season. At States, she won every event except for vault. Her next meet was Regionals. She won the all-around title! She also won beam. At JO Nationals, Alex placed in the top fifteen again. She finished fourth on floor and seventh on vault.
In December, Aly won the all-around, bars, beam and floor at the Christmas on the Chesapeake meet. A month later she won the gold medal on vault at the Brestyan's Invitational. She finished second on vault and third on beam at the Parkette Invitational. At the Metroplex Challenge, she qualified to junior international elite. She finished second on vault at the Excalibur Cup. At the Level 10 State Championships, she won the all-around. A week later she finished tenth all-around at the American Classic. On the individual events, she won vault and finished in the top six on beam and floor. She also qualified for the US National Championships. In July, Alexandra competed at the US Classic. She finished third on floor. Her next meet was the US National Championships where she placed second on beam and third all-around. Later, she was selected for the Junior Pan Am Championships, where she won vault and floor. She finished third all-around.
Her first year as a senior was in 2010. She was selected to compete at the American Cup. She placed second all-around. In March, Alexandra was selected to compete at the Jesolo Grand Prix. At the US Classic, she finished fifth all-around. Alexandra placed third all-around at the US National Championships. She competed at the World Championships where she helped the United States place second. She competed in the all-around finals. She also placed fourth on floor. In 2011, Alexandra finished third all-around at the American Cup. She won beam and floor at the City of Jesolo meet. She finished first on vault, floor and the all-around at the US Classic. Aly placed third on floor and third all-around at the Visa Championships. She also placed sixth on beam. Aly was named to the World Championships team. She helped the United States to a first place finish! She also finished fourth in the all-around, fourth on beam and third on floor! Alexandra started her 2012 season with a second placed finish at the American Cup. She then placed second on floor and the all-around at the City of Jesolo Trophy meet. She won beam, floor and the all-around at the US Classic. At the Visa Championships, she won beam and floor! She placed third all-around. Aly won beam and floor at the Olympic Trials in addition to finishing third all-around. At the Olympic Games, she finished first on floor, third on beam, fourth all-around and first with the team!
2012: Olympic Games- 1st Team, 1st FX, 3rd BB, 4th AA
2012: US National BB & FX Champion
2012: American Cup- 2nd AA
2011: World Championships- 1st Team, 4th AA, 3rd FX, 4th BB
2011: American Cup- 3rd AA
2010: World Championships
2010: US Nationals- 3rd AA
2010: American Cup- 2nd AA
2009: US Nationals- 3rd AA
2006: National Pre-Elite Training Squad
2006: US Challenge- 2nd Overall
2006: Easterns- 3rd AA
2006: Level 9 State Champion
2005: National TOP Team
2003, 2004: National B Camp
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