WAG CODE of POINTS updates

FIG WTC Newsletter N° 37 – April 2015:

ripped grips

BARS:

d) Repeat their entire exercise (without deduction) with approval by the Superior Jury:

– if the exercise has been interrupted for reasons beyond their control or responsibility,

– if a handguard (grip) is significantly torn causing a fall, or interruption. The gymnast must immediately show the broken handguard (grip) to the D1 judge before leaving the podium in order to receive permission to repeat the exercise

Note: A gymnast may repeat the entire exercise at the end of the rotation, or if she is the last gymnast in the rotation, at a time at the discretion of the SJ.

BARS Fall Timing:

During a fall from the apparatus, an interruption of 30 seconds is allowed before the gymnast must remount the uneven bars to continue the exercise.

– If the gymnast exceeds the allowable time to resume her exercise, a – 0.30 P. neutral deduction for excessive time will be applied if the gymnast continues her exercise. …

– If the gymnast has not resumed within 60 seconds, the exercise will be terminated …

BEAM Fall Timing:

For interruption of the exercise due to a fall from the apparatus, an intermediate time period of 10 seconds is allowed.

– If the gymnast exceeds the allowable time to resume her exercise a -0.30 P. neutral deduction for excessive time will be applied if the gymnast continues her exercise …

– If the gymnast has not resumed within 60 seconds, the exercise will be terminated.

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