Olympic champ Melissanidis returns

Google Translate:

.. he Atlanta Olympic champion gymnast 1996 in (Floor), Greek, Ioannis Melissanidis , will be competing in … the World Cup in Osijek, the end of the month …

At 34 the gymnast is in good condition to develop competency in their unit. “I have never ceased to be a gymnast. I train every day, I’m still the same diet that I had when I was competing. So I think you could do well. “Said Ioannis.

He further clarified: “It would be impossible to reach a level to the Olympics, but there are other competitions – European Championships, the World Cup events of the Mediterranean Games … anything is possible.” …

gimnasialatina.com (Spanish)

Here’s his Gold medal routine. Back in the day when execution was required, and shorts were short.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

No problem. He’s young. Jenny Hansen is age-38 and still trying for the U.S. National Team.


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Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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