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Athletes

Sascia
Kraus
SwitzerlandSwitzerland, SUI
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
03 March 1993
Marital status
* unknown *
Residence
Zurich, SUI
Occupation
Coach, Florist
Languages
German

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age eight.
Why this sport?
She watched a performance of the Limmat Nixen Zürich team and was immediately interested in the sport.

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Facebook profile, 27 Nov 2016)
Hero / Idol
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (synchroduett.ch, 04 Oct 2016)
Awards and honours
In November 2016 she injured her right foot while competing, resulting in ligament damage and a bone splinter in her ankle. She had surgery in August 2017, after missing the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (zsz.ch, 14 Jul 2017)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from competitive artistic swimming in January 2018 after continuing to suffer with a foot injury. (limmat-nixen.ch, 06 Jan 2018)