Jana Bieger
Birthdate: 11/12/1989
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Lake Worth, FL
Club: Genie's Gymnastics
Head Coach: Andrea Bieger
Career Highlights
Bieger was a replacement athlete on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team. She won three silver medals (all-around, floor exercise and team competition) at the 2006 World Championships, the most by a U.S. athlete. She also took fifth on bars. Bieger's family (parents Andrea Bieger and Wolfgang Heiden) opened Bieger International Gymnastics in March 2007. Bieger is coached by her mother, an Olympic gymnast who competed for West Germany, who is also Bieger's role model.
About Jana Bieger
Hometown: Coconut Creek, FL
Year in School: Beginning college
Year you began gymnastics: 1996
Favorite Event: Vault, bars, beam and floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I would play around in the gym in Germany from the age of 2 because my mom was a coach there. Then we moved to the United States and I started gymnastics at Level 3 with my mom.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: It's a fun and challenging sport. It never gets boring and you learn something new everyday.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To stay healthy, and to compete internationally for the USA
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Andrea Bieger and Wolfgang Heiden
Names of sibling(s): Brother- Nikolai
Family members in sports: My mom, Andrea Bieger was an Olympian in gymnastics for West Germany.
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite music: Pretty much all music
Favorite book(s): Twilight
Favorite TV show(s): Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Food: Fajitas
National Competition Results
  • 2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 4th-UB; 6th-AA
  • 2009 CoverGirl Classic, Des Moines, Iowa - 8th-VT, UB
  • 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Gymnastics, Philadelphia, Pa. - 3rd-UB; 6th-AA, BB; 13th-VT, FX
  • 2008 Visa Championships, Boston, Mass. - 4th-UB; 6th-AA, UB(T); 8th-BB
  • 2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 7th-UB; 8th-AA, BB; 11th-FX
  • 2007 U.S. Classic, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-UB; 2nd-VT; 7th-BB
  • 2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn. - 2nd-VT; 3rd-AA, BB; 4th-UB; 5th-FX
  • 2006 U.S. Classic, Kansas City, Kan. - 2nd-UB; 5th-VT(T); 9th-AA; 10th-BB
  • 2005 Visa Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 3rd-AA, VT, UB; 4th-BB; 5th-FX
  • 2005 U.S. Classic, Virginia Beach, Va. - 2nd-AA, UB; 3rd-BB, FX; 6th-VT
  • 2004 Visa Championships, Nashville, Tenn. - 1st-VT; 3rd-AA; 5th-UB; 6th-FX (Jr. Div.)
  • 2004 U.S. Challenge, Rochester, N.Y. - 1st-VT; 2nd-AA, FX; 4th-UB; 5th-BB (Jr. Div.)
  • 2004 American Classic, Ontario, Calif. - 1st-VT; 2nd-AA, BB, FX, UB (Jr. Div.)
  • 2003 National Championships, Milwaukee, Wis. - 3rd-VT; 5th-FX; 9th-BB
  • 2003 U.S. Classic, San Antonio, Texas - 3rd-VT; 4th-AA, FX; 7th-UB; 9th-BB
  • 2003 Podium Meet, Fairfax, Va. - 1st-VT; 2nd-AA; 3rd-BB; 4th-UB; 7th-FX
International Competition Results
  • 2008 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-Team, UB; 2nd-AA; 3rd-BB
  • 2008 Italy-Spain-Poland-USA competition, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team
  • 2006 World Cup, Stuttgart, Germany - 1st-UB, FX; 6th-BB
  • 2006 World Championships, Aarhus, Denmark - 2nd-Team, AA, FX; 5th- UB
  • 2006 Pacific Alliance Championships, Honolulu, Hawaii - 1st-Team, VT, FX; 3rd-AA
  • 2006 World Cup, Cottbus, Germany - 1st-VT; 2nd-BB; 3rd-UB
  • 2006 World Cup, Cottbus, Germany - 1st-VT; 2nd-BB; 3rd-UB
  • 2005 World Championships, Melbourne, Australia -
  • 2005 Pan American Championships, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 1st-Team; 2nd-VT; 3rd-FX; 6th-AA
  • 2005 USA/GBR, Lilleshall, Great Britain - 1st-Team; 2nd-VT; 3rd-AA, BB
  • 2005 USA/SUI, Maggligen, Switzerland - 1st-Team; 2nd-AA, BB
  • 2004 Olympiad Elite, Ensenada, Mexico - 1st-Team, VT, UB, FX; 2nd-AA
  • 2004 Pacific Alliance Championships, Honolulu, Hawaii - 1st-Team, VT; 2nd-AA, BB (Jr. Div.)
Videos of Jana Bieger
LEGEND
  • Women: AA = All Around | VT = Vault | UB = Uneven Bars | BB = Balance Beam | FX = Floor Exercise | (T) = Tie
  • Men: AA = All Around | FX = Floor Exercise | PH = Pommel Horse | SR = Still Rings | VT = Vault | PB = Parallel Bars | HB = Horizontal Bars | (T) = Tie
  • Rhythmic: AA = All Around | RP = Rope | HP = Hoop | BA = Ball | CL = Clubs | RB = Ribbon | (T) = Tie
  • Acro: DY = Dynamic | BL = Balance | AA = All Around
  • T&T: TR = Trampoline | TU = Tumbling | DM = Double Mini | SY = Synchronized Trampoline