Kenzo – 3 1/2 punch 2 1/2

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Thanks Cabriole.

Evgeniya Shelgunova – Beam

58.666. 57.350. 58.650. Evgeniya has been on a roll.

Lauren:

In addition to upgrading to a DTY on vault, Shelgunova has made efforts on her other three events, but none is more striking than her beam, which now boasts a 6.9 start value, highest in the world. …

Shelgunova’s Epic Start to 2016

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Thema Williams to Test Event

Thema Williams has been confirmed as the representative for this country at the Aquece Final Gymnastics Qualifier at the Rio Olympic Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from April 16-22, according to a media release last evening from the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation (TTGF).

The decision effectively ends weeks of speculation regarding whether Williams or her alternate Marissa Dick would be handed the spot …

Williams cleared for 2016 Rio qualifier

Of course both Thema and Marissa will be training for Rio. Marissa is the alternate and must be ready in case Thema has to drop out for any reason.

Nastia Liukin Cup competitors

The Code of Points posted an excellent list of some of the Nastia Cup competitors who went on to Elite and NCAA stardom. 14 year old Gabby Douglas, for example, was 4th at the 2010 Nastia Liukin.

… Maggie placed 20th at the 2011 Supergirl Cup. Once again, this future star did not win the Nastia Liukin Cup, however as time would tell she went onto shine on the elite level. …

The Significance of the Nastia Liukin Cup

Maggie Nichols
Maggie Nichols

Kenzo – forward 1/1 to 3 1/2

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