Layla Hammer
Birthdate: 8/29/2005
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Other
Current Residence: South Elgin, IL
Club: Legacy Elite Gymnastics LLC
Head Coach: Jiani Wu
Other Coaches: Anna Li, Yuejiu Li
About Layla Hammer
Birthplace: South Elgin, IL USA
Hometown: South Elgin, IL USA
Instagram: Instagram.com/llhamm29
Year in School: Freshman
Name of High School: South Elgin
High School Graduation Year: 2023
Year you began gymnastics: 2011
Favorite Event: beam
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I use to climb and tumble around the house so my mother put me in some rec classes. I loved it and was asked to be on the team at the gym.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: being part of a team / and the feeling when i fly thru the air
What are your goals for gymnastics?: to get a full ride scholorship and compete for a college
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Malinda Hammer/Isaac Ruffin
Names of sibling(s): Jacob, Amanda, Mariah
Family members in sports: none
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Biology
Hobbies or favorite activities: Baking, painting/drawing
Favorite music: Billie Elish/ like all different types of music
Favorite book(s): Hunger Games
Favorite movie(s): Secret Life Of Pets 1 & 2
Favorite TV show(s): Zumbo's Just Desserts
Favorite Food: Spaetzle with Gravy
Charity Involvement: Feed my starving children/ Operation christmas child
National Competition Results
  • 2020 Nastia Liukin Cup, Milwaukee, Wis. - 10th-AA (Jr. Div.)
International Competition Results
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