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Asian Games, Rhythmic Worlds kick off this weekend

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
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)

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

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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Nominative Entries Released for World Championships

Kohei Uchimura (JPN)

On Wednesday, the FIG office released the nominative entries for the 2014 World Championships to be held in Nanning, China. While many federations have officially announced teams for the competition, several have not yet done so. Nominative registrations are not final and may be changed up to …

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Weekly Roundup | 1-7 September 2014

Switzerland – Germany – Romania Tri-Meets
Germany won both the women’s and men’s competitions in a tri-meet against Romania and host Switzerland in Obersiggenthal on Saturday, 6 September.
The German women finished almost a point ahead of favorite Romania, 220.000 to 219.050, with Switzerland third (212.400). Romania …

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Regini-Moran wins All Around title in Nanjing

Giarnni Regini-Moran (GBR) turned in an impressive set of routines to win the men’s all around title today at the second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
Regini-Moran, who also led qualifying, scored 84.725 in the final, including a competition high 14.900/5.8 on floor (double double mount, …

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Mikulak favorite to repeat at U.S. nationals

by Shelli Koszdin, special contributor
The United States Men’s National Championships begins Friday, 22 August, in Pittsburgh. In addition to deciding the all around and event champions, this is the selection event for the national team and the team for the upcoming World Championships in Nanning, China.
Following is …

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2014 Youth Olympic Games Men’s Preview

with Nora Schuler
Nanjing, China, celebrates the second Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) with the opening ceremonies on Saturday. Gymnastics competition begins Sunday, with the men’s qualifying. For the boys, who must be born in 1997 or 1998 to be eligible, the YOG is one of …

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2014 Youth Olympic Games Women’s Preview

with Nora Schuler
The Second Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will be held in Nanjing, China, this 16-28 August. Artistic gymnastics is one of the first sports to start to compete with men’s qualifications on 17 August and women’s  qualifications on 18 August.  The YOG feature junior …

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