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Sascia KRAUS
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Switzerland   
GenderWomen
Born03 Mar 1993 in Zurich, SUI
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
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)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Preliminary Round 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Duet 166.903
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Solo Free Routine 80.833
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Solo Technical Routine 78.504
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Duet Free Routine 82.200
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 81.600
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Duet Technical Routine 80.165
11 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Free Routine 82.680
11 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 82.310
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2016 London, ENG Solo Technical Routine 80.454
9 2016 London, ENG Solo Free Routine 82.800
6 2016 London, ENG Duet Technical Routine 81.625
6 2016 London, ENG Duet Free Routine 84.266
8 2014 Berlin, GER Duet 158.390 
8 2014 Berlin, GER Team 156.987