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Lords of the Rings

bat Svilko has updated his montage of “the most impressive and legendary routines in the history of still rings!”

Click PLAY or watch it on Vimeo. (32min)

Rings: Liu, Nabarrete, You & Abliazin

Two medals for China on Rings, well deserved.

The D-score actually went up for You Hao. To 7.0.

What was the issue?

Denis Abliazin did not hit nor stick. I disagree with his Execution score. Judges got that one wrong.

Courtney Tulloch will be on the A-team for GBR from here on in. They need that Ring routine. And he’s only going to get stronger.

Courtney added “Victorian” Cross to his Finals routine.

Men’s Worlds Apparatus finalists

#FIGWorlds2014ART

Floor Results (PDF)
Ablyazin; Shirai; Hypolito; Kato; Zapata; Kosmidis; Kim Hansol; Dalton; Reserves: Deng Shudi; Purvis; Cheng Ran

Pommel Results (PDF)
Berki; Naddour; Bertoncelj; Ude; Tommasone; Seligman; Likhovitskiy; Keatings; Reserves: Merdinyan; Belyavskiy; Whitlock

Rings Results (PDF)
Liu Yang; Ablyazin; Petrounias; Zanetti; Tulloch; Ait Said; You Hao; Ignatiev; Reserves: Radivilov; Colak; Whittenburg

Vault Results (PDF)
Yang Hak Seon; Ablyazin; Ri Se Gwang; Radivilov; Shirai; Dalton; Shek Wei Hung; Sasaki; Res: Thomas; Kim Hansol; Hypolito

P Bar Results (PDF)
Leyva; Verniaiev; Tanaka; Deng Shudi; Kato; Cheng; Whittenburg; Kuksenkov; Reserves: Augis; Hambüchen; Bucher

H Bar Results (PDF)
Zonderland; Uchimura; Zhang Chenglong; Kuksenkov; Moznik; Wilson; Belyavskiy; Calvo. Reserves: Thomas; Verniaiev; Schroe

via @theallaround:

Only three gymnasts miss event finals due to country limits: Uchimura (FX), You (PB); and Zhang (PB)

Liu Yang – Rings

If China beats Japan in prelims and/or Team final, it will be due to Rings. This guy could win it all.

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15.933 (D 6.900 + E 9.033).

Brazil impresses at Worlds

Gym Blog Brazil called the team’s chances to qualify for the top 8 a DREAM.

But the Olympic host nation was fired up today. Last minute replacement Diego Hypólito looked fantastic on Floor with 15.900. I’m sure you’ll see him in the Final. He was World Champion in 2005 and 2007.

Not so old at age-28. :-)

With 348.100, they finished well ahead of UKR 345.540 and.BLR 340.367.

VERNIAIEV Oleg (UKR) leads the AA with 89.230 after the 2nd of 10 flights of competition. He had a fall on Pommels but looked much improved on his weak apparatus, Horizontal Bar.

Olympic Rings Champ ZANETTI Arthur (BRA) went 15.716. He competed Vault and Floor quite well. Respect. Brazil can’t afford to carry a specialist.

Gymnastics quilt

This is Hugo (11). He represented Queensland at the Australian National Championships for the first time this year.

His Mom, Linda, created this quilt inspired by a WinkiPoP Media competition photo.

Gymnastics Quilt
click for larger version

The quilt is a finalist in the Fiber Arts 2014 exhibit at the Infinity Art Gallery. It will be exhibited at the Queensland Quilt Show in Brisbane from 8-12 October 2014.

Hugo is pretty good too. :-)

future of U.S. Men’s Gymnastics

Donnell Whittenburg.

Young. Strong. Improving.

He’ll be a mainstay on the American Team for years to come.

Click PLAY or watch his Floor on YouTube.

He’s only going to get stronger on Rings. Much stronger.

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Men’s Pan Am Finals 1

Men’s FLOOR
1. Gonzalez CHI – 15.70
2. Hypolito BRA – 15.625
3. Zanetti BRA – 15.075

POMMELS
1. Daniel Corral 15.250 (MEX)
2. Marvin Kimble (USA) 14.775
3. Alexander Rodriguez (PUR) 14.725

RINGS
1. Arthur Zanetti (BRA) 15.800
2. Brando Wynn (USA) 15.450
3. Juan Rafo (CHI) 15.200

Men’s YOG Finals day 1

Floor
Regini – Moran G (GBR) 14.766
Yuasa K (JPN) 14.133
Lim M (KOR) 13.766

Pommel
Nagornyy N (RUS) 13.966
Hryko V (UKR) 13.933
Kadirov T (UZB) 13.800

Rings
Nagornyy N (RUS) 14.000
Ma Y (CHN) 13.866
Hryko V (UKR) 13.533

NCAA Rings in the 1970s

Dave Demanty:

Third in a series of video slideshows centered around the young men performing intercollegiate gymnastics in the years 1973-78.

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van Gelder, Chen Yibing, Zanetti

The Lords of the Rings video has been updated with 3 more legends, two of them still competing. The NEW section starts at 4min 35sec.

4:35 Yuri van Gelder – the most beloved ring strength man over the internet. He brought new strength standards in the discipline of still rings and a big controversy after being caught with coke. Maybe worked towards his popularity :)

6:51 Chen Yibing – the man with the smoothest transitions and a learning book type performances. His signature routine with high diversity of elements, executes in smoothest flow, brought him dozens of gold medals in the discipline of still rings.

8:52 Arthur Zanetti – the one who changed the meaning of “clean execution”. It is just e great experience editing his videos and seeing the hold time of his strength elements to hit 3 seconds each time. Maybe in the Brazilian translation of the Code of Points they changed “2s” with “3s” and so long does he freezes every time like having a Swiss stopwatch in his ears.

I’d rank Chen Yibing the best all-time. For his era.

Rings – Morgan, Lytwyn, Purvis

Canada goes 1-2 on Rings.

Rings Final results
Morgan CAN 15.100
Lytwyn CAN 14.800
Purvis SCO 14.766

This is the first competition I can recall where RINGS is the best apparatus for Team Canada. :-)

CDN Championships tie - photo from Vali

CDN Championships tie – photo from Vali

Lords of the Rings

Over the coming weeks, Svilen Dimitrov is going to post some of the “most impressive and legendary routines” in history.

Week 1:

Yordan Yovtchev
Yuri Chechi
Albert Azaryan

Click PLAY or watch it on Vimeo.