Johanna Quaas Gymnast, Bio, Wiki, Age, Diet, 2020, and Net Worth

Johanna Quaas Bio, Wiki

Johanna Quaas is the oldest German gymnast. Quaas is a regular competitor in the amateur competition Landes-Seniorenspiele, staged in Saxony, Germany. She became known in 2012 through YouTube videos, which showed her during performances at the Tournament of Champions in the Cottbus Lausitz-Arena. The videos went viral and reached several million views within a very short time. They were recognized by numerous television and newspaper reports in German and international media. There were also reports on the American television stations NBC and ABC as well as a performance on Gottschalk Live. Numerous Chinese newspapers also reported on the German gymnast.

In April 2012, Quaas performed a floor-and-beam routine in Rome and earned the Guinness Book of World Records title of “Oldest Gymnast” at age 86. Then, at age 91, she performed another impressive routine at a Berlin competition. Wearing her signature green, Quaas impressed a cheering crowd with her flawless moves. However, she actually took a 20-year break from the sport but began training again in 1982 at age 57. Since that moment, Quaas has never looked back.

Johanna Quaas Age

She was born on November 20, 1925, in Hohenmölsen, Germany. Quaas is 95 years old.

Johanna Quaas Height

She is a woman of average stature. Quaas stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx. 1. 6m).

Johanna Quaas's photo
Quaas’s photo

Johanna Quaas Family

Quaas was born in Hohenmölsen, Germany to her father and mother. However, she has no talked about her parents and/or siblings.

Johanna Quaas Husband | Töchter

Quaas married gymnast coach Gerhard Quaas in 1963. Together, they share three daughters

Johanna Quaas 2020 | Death

As of 2020 Quaas is still alive at the age of 95. She still practices Gymnastics and there are no rumors of her death.

Johanna Quaas Diet | Vegan

Quaas takes naps and a mostly plant-based diet to her abilities. She also trains for an hour every day and makes sure to eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Quaas noted to the Straits Times “If you are fit, it is easier to master life,”

“My face is old but my heart is young,” she reported. “Maybe the day I stop doing gymnastics is the day I die.”

“You are never too old to learn something new, Quaas said in 2015 when the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame honored her at its annual dinner in Oklahoma City,

Johanna Quaas Gymnast

She began gymnastics at nine and appeared in her first competition in 1934. After completion of school, Quaas worked in the obligatory social year. In 1945, she finished her job training as a gymnastics coach in Stuttgart. Afterward, Quaas moved to Weißenfels, where she started to train handball and gave up the gymnast after World War II as it was banned by the Allied Control Council. In 1947, this ban was lifted and she started again with gymnastics at 57. Afterward, Quaas trained coaches at the Institut für Körpererziehung and co-authored the gymnastics textbook “Gerätturnen”.

She became known in 2012 through YouTube videos, which showed her during performances at the Tournament of Champions in the Cottbus Lausitz-Arena. The videos went viral and reached several million views within a very short time. They were recognized by numerous television and newspaper reports in German and international media. There were also reports on the American television stations NBC and ABC as well as a performance on Gottschalk Live. Numerous Chinese newspapers also reported on the German gymnast.

In April 2012, Quaas performed a floor-and-beam routine in Rome and earned the Guinness Book of World Records title of “Oldest Gymnast” at age 86. Then, at age 91, she performed another impressive routine at a Berlin competition. Wearing her signature green, Quaas impressed a cheering crowd with her flawless moves. However, she actually took a 20-year break from the sport but began training again in 1982 at age 57. Since that moment, Quaas has never looked back.

Johanna Quaas Net Worth

She earns her money by being a professional Artistic Gymnast, where she posts on Facebook and YouTube. There is doubt therefore, she has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Quaas estimated net worth is $ 5 million.

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