Author Elizabeth Long

China continues gold rush as East Asian Games conclude

Gymnastics competition concluded Sunday and Monday at the East Asian Games in Tianjin, with Chinese gymnasts continuing their dominating performance in the event finals.
In the six men’s and four women’s finals contested, only three gold medals went to gymnasts not from China: Chen Chih Yu …

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Chinese women lead at East Asian Games

China continued its dominance at the East Asian Games on Saturday, winning gold medals in both the women’s team and all around competitions.
The Chinese women, led by all around winner Tan Sixin, finished almost 8 points ahead of second place Japan, with North Korea only …

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MAG Best Scores: 3 July 2012

MAG Best Scores: 3 July 2012

Based on scores tracked throughout 2012, The All Around has compiled a list of best total and D scores for the year.
Methodology: All Around Total and D scores are from a single competition, rather than combining the highest individual event scores from different competitions. Due to …

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MAG Best Scores: 26 June 2012

Dan Purvis (GBR)

Based on scores tracked throughout 2012, The All Around has compiled a list of best total and D scores for the year.
Methodology: All Around Total and D scores are from a single competition, rather than combining the highest individual event scores from different competitions. Due to …

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MAG Best Scores: 19 June 2012

MAG Best Scores: 19 June 2012

Based on scores tracked throughout 2012, The All Around has compiled a list of best total and D scores for the year.
Methodology: All Around Total and D scores are from a single competition, rather than combining the highest individual event scores from different competitions. Due to …

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Gafuik to represent Canada in London

Nathan Gafuik (CAN)

National champion Nathan Gafuik has earned the nomination to represent Canada at this summer’s Olympic Games in London.
After the Canadian men failed to qualify a complete team, criteria based on results at National Championships and Challenger Cup events in Osijek, Maribor, and Ghent were set …

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French teams for London announced

The Championnat de France Elite concluded Sunday in Nantes with event finals and the announcement of the French artistic gymnastics teams for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Titles for the men were won by Gaël Da Silva (floor), Cyril Tommasone (pommel horse), Danny Rodrigues (rings), …

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Bény, Kuhm win French titles

Pierre-Yves Bény and Anne Kuhm led all competitors to win the national titles at the Championnat de France Elite on Saturday in Nantes.
Bény, second at last year’s Championnat de France Elite, scored 86.700 to win the men’s title. A veteran of the French team, he …

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Wammes out of Olympic fight

Wammes out of Olympic fight

Jeffrey Wammes’ fight for selection for the single Dutch spot at this summer’s Olympic Games appears to have ended following an injury at last week’s Maribor Challenge Cup.
Earlier this year, Wammes sued the Dutch gymnastics federation (KNGU) after it nominated Epke Zonderland for the position.
At …

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More gold for Ablyazin as Russian Championships close

David Belyaskiy (RUS)

The Russian Men’s Championships ended today in Penza with the final event titles awarded on rings, vault, and parallel bars.
Konstantin Pluzhnikov (video) led an impressive trio on rings, edging Aleksandr Balandin (video) 15.833/6.8 to 15.767/6.9 for the title. Denis Ablyazin finished third at 15.533/6.7. While …

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