Rie Tanaka retires

The wonderful-in-every-way Rie Tanaka is hanging up the grips at age-26.

Recall she didn’t qualify to Worlds until age-23.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics she competed for the Japanese national team which finished eighth in the Women’s artistic team all-around. She also took part in the individual all-around, where she finished 16th. …

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Longines, official timekeeper and data handler at the 42nd Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2010 in Rotterdam, is pleased to announce that the Longines Prize for Elegance has been given to the female gymnast Rie Tanaka from Japan and the male gymnast Philipp Boy from Germany. …

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(via WOGymnastike)

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