Worlds 2014: Australia names WAG team

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Today Gymnastics Australia confirmed their Women’s Worlds team selection: Georgia-Rose Brown (Victorian Institute of Sport) Larrissa Miller (Victorian Institute of Sport / Waverley Gymnastics Centre) Lauren Mitchell (Western Australian Institute of Sport) Mary-Anne Monckton (Victorian Institute of Sport) Kiara Munteanu […]

Worlds 2014: Brazil makes changes MAG team

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The Brazilian MAG team was originally named as: Arthur Nory Mariano Arthur Zanetti Caio Souza Diego Hypolito (reserve) Francisco Barretto Junior Lucas Bittencourt Petrix Barbosa Sergio Sasaki   The Liukin reported on an issue surrounding 4 time World Championships medallist […]

Worlds 2014: Spain confirms teams

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Spanish Gymnastics Federation President Jesus Carbello confirmed the selections in the press: WAG Roxana Popa Cíntia Rodriguez Laura Gamell Marta Costa Claudia Colom Ainhoa Carmona Ana Pérez MAG Isaac Botella Rubén López Rayderley Zapata Adrià Vera Alberto Tallón Roberto Álvarez […]

Worlds 2014: US names Women’s team

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The much awaited Worlds Team was announced last night while we were sleeping. Via USAG: Alyssa Baumann, Plano, Texas/WOGA Simone Biles, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre Madison Desch, Blue Springs, Mo./GAGE Madison Kocian, Dallas/WOGA Ashton Locklear, Huntersville, N.C./Everest Gymnastics Kyla Ross, […]

Worlds 2014: Sabot & Vargas out

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Arabian Punch Front and Full Twist will have to update their WAG and MAG injuries lists respectively. London Olympics 2012 Bronze medallist on Parallel Bars Hamilton Sabot posted to his Facebook page today that he has been ruled out of […]

Felicia Hano’s Journey—Part One

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As the USA gymnasts begin the Worlds Selection Camp at the ranch, Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson shares her conversation with Felicia Hano before she departed for Texas. Felicia Hano is a rising star in U.S. gymnastics. She began […]

Worlds 2014: Great Britain names Teams

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British Gymnastics released the names of those representing GB at the World Championships today – read it here. WAG (team of 6) Claudia Fragapane Ruby Harrold Kelly Simm Hannah Whelan Charlie Fellows Gabby Jupp Becky Downie 1 reserve from these […]

Worlds 2014: Australia name MAG Team

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It’s been a tough year for the Australian MAG, a team plagued by injuries coming up to the Commonwealth Games. Some of the injured gymnasts have now returned and have made the cut for the 2014 Worlds Team: Michael Mercieca […]

MAG Injuries List 2014

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Arabian Punch Front did a fantastic job compiling a list of injured WAG this year, detailing injuries and when the injuries occurred. As we try to feature both MAG and WAG on this blog, we thought it would be only fair […]

Results: 2014 Hungarian Grand Prix

The 6th edition of the Hungarian Grand Prix took place this weekend. Noemi Makra sat the competition out due to a minor ankle injury in order to be ready for the World Championships.  Gymnasts from Slovenia, Iceland, Sweden and Turkey […]

Worlds 2014: Marcel Nguyen out with ACL injury

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Bad news for Germany, Marcel Nguyen has reportedly been forced out of the 2014 World Championships with a torn ACL. The 2012 Olympic All Around silver medallist had been confirmed a place on the German team for October World Championships […]

Results: 2014 Northern Europeans Event Finals

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Day 2 continued at the Northern Europeans today with the Event Finals taking place. WAG  Northern Europeans is always a  very strong competition for the Welsh.Northern Ireland faired well in the event finals with Casey Bell scooping medals on Vault […]

Results: Northern Europeans 2014 AA & Teams

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WAG Team Wales 156.400 Denmark 147.500 Finland 147.100 Northern Ireland 146.725 Norway 142.500 Iceland 136.700 Isle of Man 136.250 Ireland 93.350 (did not compete as a team) Faroe Islands 50.100 (did not compete as a team) Sweden 43.800 WAG AA […]

Elite and NCAA Gymnast Training Updates—Part 2

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Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson recently caught up with some elite, level 10, and NCAA gymnasts to discuss their training, future goals, and more. In Part 1 Anna chatted to Bridget Sloan, Lucy Dagen, Brandie Jay, Bailie Key, Elizabeth Price, […]

Predictions: 2014 World Team Final

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With the nominative lists being released today Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson takes a look at the 2014 World Championships Team Final The following list is my best prediction for how the 2014 World Championships Team Final will unfold. I’ve […]

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