Commonwealth Games Preview – MAG

The favourites for the team medals are definitely England, Scotland and Canada, in that order.  …

All Around

… As you would expect, the main contenders for the podium are from the England and Scotland teams. The big news is that Nile Wilson is competing on all 6 events for the first time this year after being kept off pommel horse with a hand injury. The podium will more than likely be an England sweep …

Floor

Surprisingly to absolutely no one, the favourite for the title here is Olympic and defending Commonwealth floor champion Max Whitlock, but he’s by no means a lock for the gold medal. …

Pommel Horse

Again, the favourite for the pommel horse title is world and Olympic champion Max Whitlock. …

Rings

… Courtney Tulloch is the favourite to win this title by a long way. …

Vault

… Christopher Remkes has a difficulty advantage, although it’s not as big this time and he certainly can’t afford any errors. …

Parallel Bars

In general, parallel bars tend to be the most competitive event at most international competitions, and the same will probably be true here …

High Bar

Nile Wilson is the defending champion on this event, and it would absolutely not be surprising to see him repeat …

MAGnastics – 2018 Commonwealth Games Preview

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