The 20-year-old Giulia Steingruber from Gossau has been Swiss Champion several times in the individual all-around, on the floor and in apparatus disciplines. Voted “Swiss Athlete of the Year” in 2013, Giulia Steingruber has been excelling at the European Championships, notably in winning the gold medal in the vault two years in a row, in 2013 and in 2014 in Sofia, Bulgaria, where she also won the bronze medal in the floor exercise.
Describing herself as ambitious, Giulia trains hard day after day and her steady progression within the past two years has resulted in her performing at the highest level of the discipline. Her next goal in mind? To win a medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.