Germany’s former artistic gymnast Kim Bui was born on January 20, 1989. In the Olympic Games of 2012, 2016, and 2020, she competed on the German team.
She won the German National Championship on the uneven bars in 2009 and 2014, and she took bronze in the 2011 European Championships.
Her final competition saw her as a member of the first German team to win a European team medal.
Bui was born to a Vietnamese mom and a Lao dad in Tübingen in 1989. It was at the University of Stuttgart that Bui pursued his education in technical biology.
Before she graduated in 2015, she interned in international marketing and medicine with Fresenius Medical Care. She started her Master’s in technical biology after Rio.
Kim Bui: The Perfect Ending to a Legendary Career
Kim Bui, a gymnast from Germany, has decided to end her profession after a long and successful run.
However, before she finally retires, she plans on giving the 2022 European Championships in Germany one last shot.
It makes perfect sense that a gymnast would want to compete in front of supportive supporters one last time.
It is not unusual for a gymnast to choose a meet on home turf as her final competition.
What makes Kim Bui’s situation particularly noteworthy, though, is that she will not only be competing in front of her home crowds.
But also returning to the precise atmosphere in which she earned the greatest win of her career.
The 2011 European Championships were another major sporting event held in Germany.
Kim Bui won her only Olympic, World, and Continental Championships medal at the 2011 European Championships.
Germany’s Kim Bui on Retirement at 33: ‘I was Full of Emotions’
This short piece by International Gymnast Online recalls the European Championships held in Munich last month.
Focusing on the career of German gymnast Kim Bui, who, at the age of 33, left on an emotional high note.
After being recognised as a promising young gymnast in the August/September 2004 issue of International Gymnast, Bui competed in her first international championships in 2005.
She made three trips to the Olympics, with her best overall showing coming in the 17th position at the most recent Tokyo Games.
Bui’s highest all-around finish at a global championships was 23rd in 2009 at the London competition, while her best at a European championship was 5th in 2017 at Cluj-Napoca.
The requirement to practise for an additional year may have come as a surprise to gymnasts who had intended to retire after the Tokyo Olympics.
Kim Bui of Germany found the delay challenging at first, but she has now discovered methods to make the most of this time and devote herself to her studies.
She gave SWR an update on her training and future goals for 2018 in an interview.