What’s next?

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We’ve been spoiled for nearly 2 weeks with the World Championships, so much gymnastics, for so many days, but what’s next? Event: Arthur Gander Memorial Cup When: 4th November 2015 Location: Switzerland Discipline: MAG & WAG Known participants: Switzerland:  Hegi, […]

#Glasgow2015 – an economic success

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The 2015 World Championships was incredible and really has set the bar for other host countries in the future (yes that “bar” pun was intended 😛 ). The FIG has released this video, part of which could be seen in […]

Uchimura & Biles: World Champions

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Between these two amazing gymnasts they won 8 medals at this Championships. Kohei Uchimura 2015 Medals GOLD All Around GOLD Team Final GOLD High Bar   Simone Biles 2015 Medals GOLD All Around GOLD Team Final GOLD on Floor GOLD […]

Grandi on Glasgow

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FIG President Bruno Grandi has spoken about the 46th World Championships, held in Glasgow: “I believe Glasgow was super. Thank you very much. Thank you because gymnastics needed to be organised like this. Gymnastics is a beautiful sport.You look at the […]

Worlds 2015: Uchimura – High Bar World Champion

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In the last competition of the Championships, it was down to the very exciting High Bar. Manrique Larduet becomes another gymnast to earn his individual Olympic berth for Cuba. Uchimura earns his 10th World Championship gold medal. Uchimura JPN 15.833 […]

Worlds 2015: Biles – WAG Floor World Champion

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The floor final was meant to include Italy’s Erika Fasana, she was forced to withdraw due to an elbow injury. In yesterdays Vault final, Giulia Steingruber suffered a knee injury and withdrew from the Floor final. Shang Chunsong and Lieke […]

Worlds 2015: You – Parallel Bars World Champion

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Another gymnast has secured an individual berth to the Olympic Games through the event finals, Oleg Verniaiev will now take a spot in Rio. You CHN 16.216 Verniaiev UKR 16.066 Stepko AZE 15.966 & Deng CHN 15.966 Larduet CUB 15.733 […]

Dutch WAG at Worlds

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Not being familiar with Dutch gymnastics, I asked Twitter was Sanne Wevers medal on Beam the Netherlands first WAG Worlds medal. Of course, information quickly came through about gymnasts who won medals in the 00’s. 2002 – Verona van de […]

Worlds 2015: Biles – Beam World Champion

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A very exciting beam final. Germanys Pauline Schaefer has secured a spot in Rio as a result of this medal. Biles USA 15.358 Wevers NED 14.333 Schaefer GER 14.133 Komova RUS 13.933 Wang CHN 13.633 Tutkhalian RUS 13.500 Black CAN […]

Worlds 2015: Ri – MAG Vault World Champion

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It was a real show of power in this Vault final. Ri PRK 15.450 Dragulescu ROU 15.400 Whittenburg USA 15.350 Radivilov UKR 15.083 Verniaiev UKR 15.283 Abliazin RUS 14.850 Shirai JPN 14.516 Kim KOR 14.500

More individuals qualified to the 2016 Olympic Games

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In addition to those countries who have qualified teams to the 2016 Olympic Games, today, as winners of Individual Apparatus medals, the following have secured a place at the Olympic Games in Rio: Rayderley Miguel Zapata Santana (Spain) bronze medal winner […]

Worlds 2015: Petrounias wins MAG Still Rings World title

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In a serious test of strength, Petrounias wins the Still Rings title and qualifies Greece a place at the Olympic Games. Petrounias GRE 15.800 You CHN 15.733 Liu CHN 15.700 Ait Said FRA 15.633 Wynn USA 15.600 Van Gelder NED […]

Worlds 2015: 4 way tie for WAG Uneven Bars Champion title

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In an insane Bars final – Komova, Fan, Kocian and Spiridonova join in a 4 way tie for gold! At World Championships, they do not apply tie break rules. Fan CHN & Komova RUS & Kocian USA & Spiridonova RUS […]

Worlds 2015: Whitlock MAG Pommel Horse Champion

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Many of the big guns were eliminated in qualification, Berki, Ude, Sellathurai,  Tommasone, leaving a relatively weaker field competing. Whitlock becomes the first male World Champion from Great Britain. Fantastic for Armenia’s Harutyun Merdinyan who has qualified to the Olympic […]

Worlds 2015: – Paseka WAG Vault Champion

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Steingruber who had a real chance at a medal, was carried off the podium after landing awkwardly and grabbing her knee. Such a shame. Paseka RUS 15.666 Hong PRK 15.633 Biles USA 15.541 Downie GBR 14.899 Karmakar IND 14.683 Wang […]

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