The WAG Technical Committee released their newsletter today which has a lot of statistical and factual information from the London 2012 Olympics. Amongst the information is the announcement of new elements which have been added to the 2013 – 2016 Women’s Artistic Code of Points (CoP). …
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That’s an excellent FIG report. Well worth analyzing.
Youngest Team – USA
BRA 22.6 Oldest Team – BRA
CAN 18 Average age of all teams – 19.583 (OG’08 – 18.65) …
Assessment of the Judging
CI: Shortly after competition, the WTC carried-out a video evaluation of selected exercises:
VT- 59, UB – 45, BB – 47 and FX- 50.
… verbal warnings were issued to some judges.
Few judges showed bias for a gymnast from their own country and/or against a gymnast in contention for a similar placement.
It was also obvious that some judges were “Bias” towards gymnasts from “friendly” countries.
This fact will be taken into consideration in the evaluation of the judges’ work.
Generally speaking the ranking of the gymnasts was correct.
Nellie KIM, FIG/WTC President
With the statistical and graphical assistance of Donatella Sacchi, 1st Vice President,
Naomi Valenzo, WTC Secretary