Gianna Lenczner was born on November 7, 2003 in Wisconsin to Daniel and Christine Lenczner. She has an older brother, Brandon, a younger sister, Aspen and a dog named Lacey. Aspen is also a gymnast at Salto Gymnastics. Gianna is an honor student at Oak Creek East Middle School and she will graduate from high school in 2022. She is in the top 6% of her class.
Gianna asked her mom if she could do gymnastics when she was five years old. She started her gymnastics career at Altius Gymnastics Academy in Franklin, WI. As a level 4 gymnast in 2011, Gianna placed second in the all-around and second on vault and floor exercise at the State Championships. She moved up to level 5 for the 2012 season where she placed first on floor exercise, third on balance beam and fourth in the all-around. Gianna skipped level 6 and tested out of level 7 before moving up to level 8 for the 2014 season. At the Level 8 State Championships, Gianna earned a bronze medal on balance beam with a 9.500. She qualified to the Region 4 Championships.
Following Gianna's 2014 season, she moved to Salto Gymnastics in Waukesha, WI. Gianna continued competing level 8 in 2015. At the State Championships, she placed fourth in the all-around and fourth on balance beam. She qualified to the Region 4 Championships where she finished sixth in the all-around, second on floor exercise and fourth on balance beam.
As a first-year level 9 gymnast in 2016, Gianna won the floor exercise title with a 9.400 at the Region 4 Championships. In 2017, she placed fifth in the all-around and first on floor exercise with a 9.475 at the Level 9 State Championships. At the Region 4 Championships, Gianna finished first on balance beam, fourth on floor exercise and eighth in the all-around. She qualified to the Level 9 Western Nationals in Boise, ID.
Gianna moved up to level 10 for the 2018 season. She placed third in the all-around and third on vault, balance beam and floor exercise at the State Championships. At the Region 4 Championships, Gianna finished eighth in the all-around and fifth on vault. She was the first alternate for the Junior Olympic Nationals.
Gianna trains 24 hours per week at Salto Gymnastics in Waukesha, WI under coaches Vitali Rudnitski, Kristen Kremer, Brittany Solberg and Juliet Holden. Gianna is working hard to become a successful level 10 gymnast where she hopes to qualify to the junior Olympic Nationals every year. Her long-term goal is to compete for a Division I college gymnastics team.