Biography
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Anika Morgan Dujakovich was born on September 6, 1998 in Chicago, IL to Andy and Tracey Dujakovich. She has one older brother and three younger brothers. Anika is a senior at Shawnee Mission West High school and she will graduate in 2017. Her current cumulative GPA is a 4.22.

Anika started her competitive gymnastics career at Kansas Gymnastics and Cheer (KGDC) in Olathe, Kansas where she trained under coaches Anne Duncan Heffernon and James Sampel.

As a level 8 gymnast in 2011, Anika finished first on vault, floor exercise and in the all-around at the New Year's Invitational. She placed second on vault and first on floor exercise at the Metroplex Challenge. At the Gliders Invitational, she placed third in the all-around, third on vault and first on balance beam. At the Pink Ribbon Invitational, Anika finished first on vault, uneven bars, balance beam and in the all-around. She placed first on vault and second on floor exercise at the State Championships. She qualified to the Region 3 Championships where she finished 11th on vault.

Anika moved up to level 9 for the 2012 season. She finished fourth in the all-around and first on vault and floor exercise. At the Northern Lights Classic, she placed third on vault and in the all-around. At the Pink Ribbon Invitational, she placed first on vault and floor exercise and fourth in the all-around. She did really well at the State Championships where she finished second on vault, uneven bars, balance beam and in the all-around. At the Region 3 Championships, she placed 11th in the all-around and third on vault. This qualified Anika to the Level 9 Western Nationals in Boise, Idaho.

In 2013, Anika started her season at the Meet Me in St. Louis, finishing first on vault, uneven bars, balance beam and in the all-around with a 37.425. At the Pikes Peak Cup, she placed fourth in the all-around, first on vault and floor exercise and second on balance beam. Anika finished third in the all-around and first on vault and balance beam at the Alamo Classic. At the Nadia Comaneci Invitational, she finished first on balance beam and second on vault, uneven bars, floor exercise and in the all-around. Anika earned a gold medal on vault and a silver medal on balance beam at the Region 3 Championships. In November, Anika started training at Fuzion Gymnastics Center in Kearney, MO.

As a first-year level 10 gymnast in 2014, Anika finished third in the all-around and second on vault, balance beam and floor exercise at the Meet Me in St. Louis. She was unable to compete all season due to an injury.

In 2015, Anika started her season at the Meet Me in St. Louis where she placed second on vault and fourth on floor exercise. At the Sand Dollar Invitational, she finished seventh in the all-around with a 37.100 and fifth on vault. She did really well at the Pikes Peak Cup where she placed sixth in the all-around with a 37.275 and fourth on vault and balance beam. At the Nadia Comaneci Invitational, Anika finished third on vault and fourth on floor exercise. She then placed first on vault, second on floor exercise and third on balance beam at the St. Louis Classic. At the Northern Lights Classic, Anika finished fourth on vault with a 9.700, a career-high vault score. She earned a silver medal on vault with a 9.600 at the State Championships. She was unable to compete rest of the season due to an injury.

In 2016, Anika finished second in the all-around and second on vault, uneven bars and floor exercise at the State Championships. At the Region 4 Championships, Anika placed sixth in the all-around and third on floor exercise. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Ft. Worth, TX where she placed ninth on vault and tenth on floor exercise out of 58 gymnasts.

Currently, Anika is preparing for the 2017 season as a level 10 gymnast. She trains about 20 hours per week at Fuzion Gymnastics Center in Kearney, MO under coaches Jackie Flanery-Heredia and Michael Heredia. Anika is working hard to reach her goals to qualify to the JO Nationals as well as to obtain a college scholarship to a Division 1 school.