Author Elizabeth Long

Uchimura back in action

Kohei Uchimura (JPN) is not even a week removed from winning his fifth world all around title, but has already returned to competition at the Japanese National Sports Festival 2014. He scored 90.350 (high scores of 15.200 on floor and rings, low of 14.850 on …

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Editorial | Another band-aid from Grandi

As the 45th World Championships drew to a close in Nanning, FIG president Bruno Grandi delivered some alarming words at a press conference prior to the final session of event finals.
There, according to The All Around editor Nora Schuler, Grandi
called for a radical change in …

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Editorial | King Kohei: The Greatest Ever

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Kohei Uchimura won his fifth world all around title Thursday, and in doing so, should have confirmed his place not only as the greatest gymnast to have ever competed, but among the all-time greats of any sport.
Since winning the silver all around medal …

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2014 World Championships Quick Facts

Updated: 20 October 2014, 21:13. CST
The 45th Artistic World Championships are the first official stop on the way to the 2016 Olympic Games. The top 24 teams in Nanning will qualify to send full teams to next year’s World Championships and the opportunity to qualify full …

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Team gold for Chinese women at Asian Games

The Asian Games continued Monday with the Chinese women taking a decisive victory in the team competition. North Korea was second and Japan third.
China, using the same team that will compete at the World Championships, scored 229.300, almost 15 points ahead of North Korea. They …

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Japanese men win gold in Incheon

Japan’s men’s team won the first gold medal of gymnastics competition at the Asian Games Sunday, with host South Korea taking silver and China the bronze.
Japanese men turned in a dominant performance, with Yuya Kamoto (88.850), Masayoshi Yamamoto (87.950), and Yusuke Saito (87.925) posting the …

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Asian Games, Rhythmic Worlds kick off this weekend

ASIAN GAMES
Incheon, KOR | 21-25 September
Asian Games Quick Facts has complete schedule, draws, and participants
Several big names will be competing in Incheon, despite podium training for World Championship beginning less than a week after the Asian Games competition finishes. On the men’s side, China and …

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2014 Asian Games Quick Facts

Dates: 19 September – 4 October 2014
Location: Incheon, South Korea
Website: Incheon2014ag.org | Gymnastics
Gymnastics Venue: Namdong Gymnasium
ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
Sunday, 21 September
Men’s Qualifying and Team Competition
10:00 | UZB, KUW, KAZ, MG1 (MGL), IRI, MG2 (HKG, PHI)
13:30 | TPE, MG5 (KSA), PRK, VIE, CHN, MG4 (IRQ, THA)
17:00 | JPN, KOR, …

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Weekly Roundup | 8-14 September 2014

Becky Downie (GBR)

UCHIMURA, MINOBE WIN ALL JAPAN SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
Reigning world champion Kohei Uchimura added the Senior Japanese Championships to his collection of victories, scoring 92.250 to win ahead of Yusuke Tanaka (91.000). Uchimura’s scores ranged from 15.050 on vault to 15.900 on floor. The women’s competition was …

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Pre-Worlds preparation continues with weekend competitions

MAG LONDON OPEN WESTMINSTER CUP
Europa Centre, Kent, England
Saturday, 13 September | 19h10
The London Open is the final competition in the selection process for the British men, so all of the big names will be present. Also competing will be the Dutch World Championships team. Start …

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