|Country represented Germany|
Residence Chemnitz, Germany
|Name Sophie Scheder|
|Born January 7, 1997 (age 24) (1997-01-07) |
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics
Level Senior International Elite
Head coach(es) Gabi Frehse and Rene Poutsma
Years on national team 2011-present
Similar Tabea Alt, Elisabeth Seitz, Pauline Schäfer
CoP 2017-20: Sophie Scheder UB 2018
- CoP 2017 20: Sophie Scheder UB 2018
- Dm 2015 ef ub sophie scheder
- 2016: Rio Olympic Games
Dm 2015 ef ub sophie scheder
Scheder competed at the 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, where she finished 5th on the uneven bars.
Scheder started the season competing at the American Cup held in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she placed 7th. A few weeks later she competed at the Cottbus Challenge Cup, where she won the bars title with a 14.925. At the 2014 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Sofia, she again made the bars final and placed 5th with a score of 14.733. At the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, she only competed in qualifications, as a fall on the uneven bars prevented her from making the final.
At the 2015 São Paulo Challenge Cup, Scheder captured two medals, a silver on the uneven bars with a 14.875 and a bronze on balance beam with a 14.0. She was selected to compete at the 1st European Games in Baku, along with Elisabeth Seitz and Leah Griesser. There, she placed 4th in the All-Around with a score of 54.932, 2nd on the uneven bars with a 15.2 and 2nd with her team. In October, she competed at the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow along with Elisabeth Seitz, Pauline Schäfer, Leah Griesser, Pauline Tratz and Lisa Katharina Hill, where they placed 12th as a team. Individually, she placed 8th on bars with a 14.6.
2016: Rio Olympic Games
Scheder started the season by winning the bars and beam titles and also placing 2nd in the all-around at the German National Team Cup. Two weeks later, she competed at the DTB-Pokal Stuttgart World Cup, where she finished in a historic 1st place with a score of 57.032. After the competition, she was selected to represent her country at the 2016 Olympic Test Event. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she helped the German team finish in sixth place and also finished 23rd in the individual all-around. At the uneven bars, Scheder had a 15.566 score and claimed the bronze medal behind Madison Kocian and Aliya Mustafina, becoming the first German gymnast to win an Uneven Bars medal since Dagmar Kersten in 1988, and the first for modern day Germany.
In April 2017, Scheder underwent knee surgery in Vail, Colorado after experiencing persisting, heavy pains in her knees.