Nerea Francis
Birthdate: 10/28/2003
Program: Rhythmic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: North Miami Beach, FL
Head Coach: Natasha Linnyk
Other Coaches: Anna Bessonova
About Nerea Francis
Nickname: Chiqui
Birthplace: Sanford, NC
Hometown: North Miami Beach, FL
Twitter: @Nerea_003
Instagram: Instagram.com/n_frannn
Year in School: Senior
Name of High School: Miami Arts Charter School
High School Graduation Year: 2021
Year you began gymnastics: 2008
Favorite Event: Nationals and International Competitions
How did you get involved in gymnastics: When I was 4 the owner of Miami Gymnastics saw me and told my mom I should try this sport, and here I am!
Favorite thing about gymnastics: I enjoy travelling and knowing so many people. I also love to feel the music when I am on the carpet and there is like a fusion between it and my body in rhythmic movement.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: I would love to go to the Olympics competition
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Maria and James Francis
Names of sibling(s): Stephen and Austin Francis
Family members in sports: Brother in golf, sister cheerleading
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Geometry
Hobbies or favorite activities: going to the movies, listening to music
Favorite music: music from the 80s, rock, queen, the police...
Favorite book(s): Scat
Favorite movie(s): Bohemian Rapsody
Favorite TV show(s): The Office
Favorite Food: Steak
Charity Involvement: Goodwill
Other sports involvement: Tennis, golf, swimming
National Competition Results
  • 2020 Rhythmic Challenge, Lake Placid, N.Y. - 2nd-CL; 7th-AA, RB
  • 2019 USA Gymnastics Championships, Des Moines, Iowa - 5th-CL; 8th-AA
  • 2019 Elite Qualfier, Lake Placid, N.Y. - 5th-AA, CL; 6th-HP(T), BA
  • 2019 Rhythmic Challenge, Indianapolis, Ind. - 6th-CL; 8th-AA, HP
  • 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships, Greensboro, N.C. - 4th-BA; 5th-HP, RB; 8th-AA (Jr. Div.)
  • 2018 National Qualifier, Lake Placid, N.Y. - 5th-AA, CL; 7th-RB(T); 8th-HP(T), BA (Jr. Div.)
  • 2018 Level 9/10 Invitational, Lake Placid, N.Y. - 4th-CL; 5th-AA, RB; 6th-HP (L10 2003)
  • 2017 USA Gymnastics Championships, Milwaukee, Wis. - 8th-BA, CL (Jr. Div.)
  • 2017 National Qualifier, Lake Placid, N.Y. - 5th-CL (Jr. Div.)
  • 2017 Level 10 Invitational, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-HP; 3rd-AA, BA; 5th-RB; 6th-CL (Jr. A)
  • 2016 USA Gymnastics Championships, Providence, R.I. - (Jr. Div.)
  • 2016 National Qualifier, Lake Placid, N.Y. - 7th-RB (Jr. Div.)
International Competition Results
  • 2019 Luxembourg Trophy, Luxembourg - 3rd-AA, CL (Jr. Div.)
  • 2019 Amsterdam Masters 2019 invitational -
  • 2019 Lisbon International Tournament, Lisbon, Portugal -
Videos of Nerea Francis
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