Lauren Sampson

          
 

Sampson is one of Australia's longest active gymnasts on the national and international scale. 

Her international debut in New Zealand during 2006 has led to Sampson travelling around Canada, Bulgaria, Japan and China. 

In the women's individual Trampoline competition at the 2016 China World Cup, Sampson was the third best performing Australian finishing 21st overall. 

While pursuing her gymnastics career, Sampson is also studying a Bachelor of Laws and Psychology which combined takes up most of her time.  

 

QUICK FACTS

Birthplace: Brisbane, QLD
Occupation: Student
Nickname: Loz, Lozza, Samsung
Sporting motto: Is what you're doing today helping you do better tomorrow?
Most admired sportsperson Lydia Lassila & Ji Wallace
Favourite quote or best piece of advice: Ask yourself if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow

GENERAL INFORMATION

Currently studying: Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Psychology
How do you relax when you are not in the gym
Reading, watching movies

TRAINING INFORMATION

Age began gymnastics and reason for starting: 3 years old started WAG and moved to TRP aged 8, overactive child
First Club: Club Dynamite
First Coach: Natalie Gillis
Current Coach/es: Darren Gillis
Best apparatus: Trampoline
Favourite skill: Full full straight
Most difficult skill to learn:
Full twist back

MOST SIGNIFICANT

Best National Performance: 2017 National clubs
Best International Performance: 2013 World Age, BUL
Best Gymnastics Moment:

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

Year Event
Age Gr.
TRP
DMT
TUM
SYNCHRO
2016 Australian Championships  Senior/17+ 8th - - 7th
2015  Australian Championships  Senior/17+ 6th  6th  4th  3rd   
2014 Australian Championships  Senior/17+ 6th 3rd N/A 2nd
2013 Australian Championships  Senior/17+ 1st 3rd N/A 2nd
2011 Australian Championships  Junior 6th 2nd 1st N/A

INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

Year
Event
Age Gr.
TRP
DMT
TUM
SYNCHRO
2017 World Championships, BUL  Senior - - - 12th
2016  World Age, SUI Senior  28th  7th  
2016
 World Age, ITA Senior  26th  -  -  10th  
2016
China World Cup, CHN Senior 21st   7th    
2013  World Age, BUL  U19 11th  4th   -  -      
2013 Trans Tasman, NZL




2012 Indo Pacific Championships, AUS - 10th 15th - 3rd
2010 Indo Pacific




2009 World Age, RUS




2008 Indo Pacific Championships, NZL 




2007 World Age, CAN




2006 Trans Tasman, NZL




MAJOR EVENTS HISTORY

World Championships: N/A
Olympic Games: N/A

 


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