USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships

… The national event will be held on April 8-10 at Hyland Arena in St. Charles, Mo.

The teams that earned a spot in the nationals were Bridgeport, Lindenwood, Brown, Seattle Pacific, Cornell, Texas Woman’s, Yale, and Air Force. Individuals from Pennsylvania, West Chester, Southern Connecticut, and Centenary will also be in action throughout the weekend.

The national championship event will begin on Friday, April 8, with the team semifinals. …

Bridgeport enters the competition as the top seed after finishing with a regional-qualifying score (RQS) of 194.575. The Purple Knights, which won the ECAC Division II Championship, captured the USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Team Championship for six straight seasons from 2009-2014.

Lindenwood, the host school, is the defending national champions after capturing the title last year in just its third year as a program …

Field Announced For 2016 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships

Schedule & tickets.

Men’s African Gymnastics Championships

Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Angola, the Central African Republic and Congo participated.

The competition venue was Mohamed Boudiaf Olympic Complex in Algiers.

African Champs

TEAM MAG:
1. Algeria – 252.550
2. Egypt – 239.100
3. Morocco – 228.450

It seems South Africa did not compete MAG this year.

Algeria
Algeria

AA MAG:
1. Hillel Metidji (ALG) – 82.800
2. Mohamed Abdeldjalil Bourguieg (ALG) – 81.900
3. Mohamed Aouicha (ALG) – 81.100

It’s been difficult to get results and information.

American Team for Rio?

FloGymnastics:

As the 2016 Olympics approach, we will be ranking the top U.S. elite gymnasts who are eligible for Rio. Rankings are based on prior performances, consistency in competitions, international experience, upgrade potential, and current competitions. …

1. Simone Biles
2. Gabby Douglas
3. Aly Raisman
4. Maggie Nichols
5. Madison Kocian
6. Ragan Smith
7. Laurie Hernandez
8. MyKayla Skinner

Big Changes In Rio Rankings Following The Jesolo Trophy

Click through for the full list.

Click PLAY or watch Ragan’s energetic FX on YouTube.

It’s still too early to bet the mortgage. But these two new Seniors are definitely in the mix. Either or both could be on the final team.

Rio Test Event – scoring potential of teams

Here’s some analysis.

scoring potential TEST MEET

… a team of Larisa Iordace, Ana Maria Ocolisan, Diana Bulimar, Catalina Ponor, Silvia Zarzu, and Laura Jurca would be the clear favorites at the Test Event. Their weighted score comes in first by a 2.7 point berth, and then is Brazil about 2 points ahead of Germany. …

WOGymnastika

related – Romanian Gymnast – The road to Rio: comebacks, medals and the first names for the test event