Sam Mikulak wins Tokyo World Cup

6 for 6.

AA win in Japan. Just sayin’.

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Baku World Cup Men’s results

Olympic qualification points competition.

Floor
1. Artem Dolgopyat ISR 15.066
2. Pablo Brägger SUI
3. Ray Zapata ESP

Pommel
1. Kohei Kameyama JPN 15.233
2. Cyril Tommasone FRA 14.833
3. Weng Hao CHN 14.033

Rings
1. Courtney Tulloch GBR 14.933
2. Nikita Simonov AZE 14.800
3. Igor Radivilov UKR 14.666

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Vault
1. Yang Hakseon KOR 14.970
2. Igor Radivilov UKR 14.833
3. Denis Abliazin RUS 14.766

P Bars
1. Vladislav Poliashov RUS 15.133
2. Ferhat Arican TUR 15.100
3. Hao You CHN 15.066

H Bar
1. Epke Zonderland NED 14.633
2. Tin Srbic CRO 14.600
3. Oliver Hegi SUI 14.366

Full results.

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UCIC Men’s Sr Finals results

Floor
1. Sean Melton USA 5.5 8.700 14.200
1. Riley Loos USA 5.5 8.700 14.200
3. Genki Suzuki USA 5.2 8.367 13.566

Pommels
1. Thierry Pellerin GYMNAMIC 6.2 8.300 14.500
2. Jackson Payne CAN 5.9 8.033 13.933
3. Justin Karstadt CAN 5.2 8.567 13.766

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Rings
1. Ryan Oehrlein FUTURES 6.1 8.200 14.300
2. Chris Kaji MANJAKS 5.8 8.467 14.266
3. Sean Melton USA 5.5 8.667 14.166

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Vault
1. Wolfe Gazer U CALGARY 13.750
2. Damien Cachia U CALGARY 12.566

P Bars
1. Jackson Payne CAN 5.6 9.067 14.666
2. Sean Melton USA 5.7 8.633 14.333
3. Robert Neff USA 5.5 8.800 14.300

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H Bar
1. Sean Melton USA 5.2 8.833 14.033
2. Genki Suzuki USA 5.3 8.633 13.933
3. Jackson Payne CAN 6.0 7.567 13.566

Full results.

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Athletes from Canada’s senior men’s artistic gymnastics national team dominated the apparatus finals at the University of Calgary International Competition (UCIC) on Saturday, taking gold on four out of the six apparatus. …

Gymnastics Canada

Jackson Payne

Russian Men’s apparatus finals – day 1

Sounds like judging was more severe than typical in Russia.

Floor
1 Dmitry Lankin 14.300
2 Nikita Nagornyy 14.100
3 Kirill Prokopyev 14.033

Pommels
1 Nikita Nagornyy 14.366
2 Sergei Eltsov 14.233
3 Kirill Prokopyev 14.200

Rings
1 Nikita Nagornyy 14.266
2 Ilya Kirbatas 14.133
3 Nikita Ignatyev 14.133
3 Denis Ablyazin 14.133

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full results

Félix Dolci wins Canada Winter Games

In stunning fashion, Québec’s Félix Dolci came back from a pommel horse deficit to claim the Canada Games gold medal with 80.150 points in the all around that he almost won four years ago in Prince George.

Teammate Félix Blaquière who led the competition for several middle rotations until faltering on parallel bars finished in a silver medal tie with David Sandro of Ontario, both with 78.600 points.

Ontario’s Chris Kaji came back from a devastating pommel horse routine with a spectacular meet-high 14.900 score on rings and top score on parallel bars of 14.200 to earn the third-highest total score of 78.550 …

Inside Gymnastics Canada

full results

Rings Cross Support variations

Supporting your own body weight on low Rings is challenging for beginners due to the moving Base of Support.

Start boys and girls on low Rings as soon as possible. It’s ideal general strength training for support skills.

You can buy low Rings and adjustable straps for about $40. The best bang for your buck of any equipment purchase.

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Thanks Bermuda Gymnastics Association.