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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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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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2013 World Championships: Event Finals Day 1

2013 World Championships: Event Finals Day 1

Antwerp, Belgium – Welcome to the first day of EF at 2013 World Championships. Today’s finals are Men on FX, PH and SR; and Women on VT and UB.
 
Men’s Still Rings final
AIT SAID Samir (FRA): felge bw to planche, maltese to inverted cross, front uprise …

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2013 World Championships: Women’s All Around Final

2013 World Championships: Women’s All Around Final

Antwerp, Belgium – Women’s All Around will start at 20:00h (8 p.m local time) with the top group rotating in the Olympic order (VT – UB – BB – FX) all of them together.
Last minute replacement, Millousi (GRE) is in, López (VEN) is out.
Simone Biles …

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2013 World Championships: Women’s Qualifying Subdivision 5

2013 World Championships: Women’s Qualifying Subdivision 5

Subdivision 5
Rotation 4
MARTINS Ana Filipa (POR) VT: layout Yurchenko (big step back)
MYS Gaelle (BEL) UB: Jaeger, Bail, double front off.
ESCOBAR GOMEZ Catalina Elena (COL) BB:
RASHKOVA Valentina (BUL) FX: double back (oob, step), L turn, front 1/1
TERAMOTO Asuka (JPN) VT: handspring frontn layout ½ off.
PIHAN­KULESZA Marta (POL) UB:  shaposhnikova Bail, stalder undershoot, clar hip, clear …

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2013 World Championships: Women’s Qualifying Subdivision 4

2013 World Championships: Women’s Qualifying Subdivision 4

SUBDIVSION 4
Rotation 4
SASADA Natsumi (JPN) VT: FTY (stick)
DUISEK Zhanerke (KAZ) BB: free aerial, sheep jump,
POPA NEDELCU Roxana (ESP) FX: double layout, whip whip through Tsukahara, double Y turn, 2 ½ punch front, double pike (step back).
HAEMMERLE Elisa (AUT) VT: Tsukahara 1/1
BLACK Elsabeth (CAN) UB: Jaeger, Pak, giant full, toe on layout …

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2013 World Championships: Women’s Qualifying Subdivision 3

2013 World Championships: Women’s Qualifying Subdivision 3

SUBDIVSION 3
Rotation 4
BILES Simone (USA) VT1: Yucenko 2 ½ (jump fwd) VT2: ro- ½ on – ½ off.
ROJAS GALEAN Ivet (VEN) UB: hecht mount, front giant full – piked Jaeger, giant 1/1 – Bail, double front off.
ROBERTSDOTTIR Norma (ISL) BB: front tuck
van KLAVEREN Noel (NED) FX: triple turn, double layout (to …

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2013 World Championships: Women’s Qualifying Subdivision 2

2013 World Championships: Women’s Qualifying Subdivision 2

SUBDIVSION 2
Rotation 4
RODRIGUEZ RODRIGUEZ Cintia (ESP) VT: layout Yurchenko.
LEOLINI Alessia (ITA) UB: toe on shaposhnikova, clear hip Tkatchev, Bail, shoot over to HB, Tkatchev, giant 1/1, double layout (piked down)
NAERUM Haldis (NOR) BB: flic – layout, side somi, wolf jump, side aerial, gainer back pike off.
MUTLU Demet (TUR) FX: double …

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