Andrey Rodionenko on 2024

TOKYO TEAM

There’s no need for commentary, our victories in Tokyo are deserved. I don’t want to overstate or understate them in any way. What’s done is done. …

TOKYO AA and APPARATUS

… You could say that they spent too much energy in the team competition, but it’s not an excuse.

After all, the Japanese and Chinese gymnasts fought and had great results in the fight for gold medals and other medals both in the all-around and event finals. And this lack of capacity in our case requires meticulous analysis and separate approaches in each specific case. …

PARIS

… there will be a new competition format there.

While in Tokyo, the format was 4-4-3 (four people on the team, four on the competition floor, three scores count), the format of the next Games and, by the way, of the World Championships as well is 5-4-3 (five people on the team, four on the competition floor and three best scores count).

That is, the additional team spot gives an opportunity to have two all-arounders and three event specialists. Or three all-arounders and two event specialists …

RODIONENKO: WE CAN’T ALLOW AVERAGE SCORES ON ANY OF THE EVENTS

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