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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 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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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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Chinese men dominate team and all around at East Asian Games

Tianjing is celebrating the East Asian Games this week with artistic gymnastics taking place this weekend. Only a week after the World Championships, most of the top teams have not sent their best gymnasts, but for others such as North Korea, this is a chance to see how they …

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Abierto Mexicano de Gimnasia launched

In a press conference in Acapulco, Mexico, Estela de la Torre (Olympian for Mexico in 1968) announced the celebration of the 3rd Abierto Mexicano de Gimnasia, a year-end competition that gathers gymnasts from around the world and features different competition formats. This year’s competition will be mixed …

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2013 World Championships: Event Finals Day 2

2013 World Championships: Event Finals Day 2

Antwerp, Belgium – Last day of the competition with men’s vault, parallel bars and high bar finals; and Women’s balance beam and floor finals.
 
Men’s High Bar final:
MIKULAK Samuel (USA): cassina, kolman (close), hop 3/2 to mix, adler half to moznik (slow front giant after), adler …

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