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2014 Europeans: Women’s senior Podium Training

The All Around has arrived to Sofia and we are reporting from Women’s Podium Training. We are on Facebook and Twitter too.

SWE VT:  mostly Yurchenko fulls, but I saw one nicely done Yurchenko 3/2 (Emma Larsson)

CZE UB:  hit routine from Sikulova, including a markelov, stalder …

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2014 Women’s Senior Europeans: preview and predictions

The 2014 European Championships are full Europeans, with both a junior and a senior team competition. The Europeans at the middle of the quad are important to see the evolution of the gymnasts and their adaptation to the new code of points. This year Europeans will …

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2014 Women’s Junior Europeans: preview and predictions

Nora Schuler also contributed to this preview.
The 2014 European Championships are full Europeans, with both a junior and a senior team competition. The Europeans at the middle of the quad are important to pay attention to, for the future Olympians in 2016. Junior gymnasts in Sofia were born …

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2014 WAG Rankings

2014 Rankings: The All Around will publish updated rankings every week with the WAG scores from different competitions across the world. We are only considering competitions with FIG Code of Points and without the use of bonus. We use actual and real scores from the same competition …

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Guest Editorial: Temple Men’s Gymnastics

Editor’s note: On December 6, 2013, the administration of Temple University announced that it would be cutting the men’s gymnastics program, along with six other athletic programs. The following brief history of the Temple men’s programs was written by Tom Gibbs, a former Temple gymnast …

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Mustafina Speaks

Mustafina Speaks

Russia’s Aliya Mustafina is one of the biggest current stars of gymnastics. She took the world by storm in 2010, came back from a serious knee injury to become the most decorated gyymnast at the London Olympics and had a very successful 2013. Moreover, Mustafina …

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All About Artistry

Ksenia Afanasyeva (RUS)

Artistry, or the lack thereof, is one the hottest topics in gymnastics. Bemoaning the demise of artistry – in combination with the assurance that everything was much better in the 80s – is something of full-time job for a lot of gym …

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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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Véronique Legras appointed new French Head Coach

After the poor performance of the French women at the 2013 World Championships in Antwerp, Véronique Legras will be appointed as Head Coach of France, according to French sports newspaper L’Equipe. Legras is not the only change: Sophie Darrigade is now the women’s program director for France. Legras …

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