China’s (nominative) Olympic team

Shang Chunsong, Fan Yilin, Mao Yi, Wang Yan and Liu Tingting

The federation released a nominative list of its Olympic team following the Chinese national championships held over the past week, where Shang dominated to earn the all-around, beam, and floor titles. While the selection was nominative and is open to future changes, Shang – a member of each of China’s world championships teams this quad who played a crucial role in back-to-back silver team medals – is essentially a lock at this point and will almost assuredly compete in Rio as an individual medal hopeful in addition to leading the team. …

Several gymnasts were taken out of consideration for Rio following their performances at nationals, including 2012 Olympian and 2014 world bars champion Yao Jinnan, 2013 world bars champion Huang Huidan, two-time worlds team silver medalist Chen Siyi, 2014 worlds alternate Zhu Xiaofang …

Shang Leads China’s Olympic Nominative Team

National Championship AA
1 Shang Chunsong 59.550
2 Mao Yi 58.100
3 Liu Tingting 57.950

partial results


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Click PLAY or watch Fan Yilin’s Bars on YouTube. (7.0 + 8.734 + 0.1 CHN bonus = 15.834)

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