Born I the year of 1994 on the 25th of May, Aly Raisman hails from the town of Needham in the state of Massachusetts to mother Lynn Faber, a high school gymnast herself and father Rick Raisman. Aly happens to have a total of three siblings including Madison, Chloe and Brett.

Personal Life

Raisman began her training for gymnastics when she was just two years of age. Aly proclaims her beginning of love for the sport of gymnastics when she witnessed the magnificent Seven; a US women’s gold medal wining team of the 1996 Olympics which were held in the summer which she watched on the VHS.

Aly trained at the Exxcel Gymnastics studio and then moved to the Brestyan American Gymnasts club under the supervision of coaches Silvia and Mihai Brestyan. At that gym she trained alongside the famous Alicia Sacramone about who she made a statement as follows: She happens to be my older sister because I can ask her about anything I need. Aly attained graduation from the Needham High School in the year of 2102 and completed her years of seniority by attending online classes while she was training for Olympics.

Career

In the April of 2009, Aly took part in the American Classic at San Diego where she achieved an overall 10th rank with an amazing score of 53.383. In the following month of July, Aly took part in the US Classics at Des Moines in the state of Iowa where she was placed at the 12 positions with an overall score of 54.050.

In the next month of August, Aly went on to take part in the National Championships based in Dallas. She was then placed in the 3rd with a 2-day score of 112.600(combined). In the final event, Aly was placed in the 5th position by having scored 29.650 over a period of 2 day and achieved the second position on the balance beam by having scored 28.950.

In the month of November, Aly took part in the Junior Pan America Championships based in Aracaju at Brazil where she achieved a whooping 14.950 on the vault and a 14.050 on the floor exercise which led to USA achieving the first position. On an individual basis, she achieved the 3rd rank with an overall score of 56.200 and on the first vault with a 14.700 on the floor of 14.400.

Last Modified: 19 Jul, 2018




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