Nikita Nagorny – Drăgulescu 2

It would be the Nagorny 1 if he were to compete this vault before Drăgulescu or anyone else. 🙂

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via RRG

NCAA teams happy about J.O. Championships

The best level 10s from around the country competed at the Junior Olympic National Championships … in Fort Worth, Texas.

Many of these top gymnasts have already committed to college and we took a look at where these college bound gymnasts finished this weekend to determine which college had the best competition. …

1. Georgia
2. Michigan
3. Cal Berkeley
4. Arizona
5. Utah

These NCAA Teams Had the Best Showing at 2016 J.O. Nationals

Click PLAY or watch Rachael Lukacs’ DTY on YouTube. She’s going to Georgia.

Varna World Cup – Finals 1

Vault
1. Giulia Steingruber 15.134
2. Thi Ha Thanh Phan: 14.400
3. Katarzyna Jurkowska-Kowalska: 14.167

Click PLAY or watch Guilia’s best Rudi ever on YouTube.

Bars
1. Daria Skrypnik: 6.7/15.067
2. Evgenia Shelgunova: 5.9/14.067
3. Giulia Steingruber: 5.7/14.000

full results

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GymMapStics is there. And here’s Lauren’s write-up on the day.

Ri Se Gwang pike?

I dunno, Donnell. 🙂

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Eythora Thorsdottir wins IAG

Eythora Thorsdottir got off to a rough start at yesterday’s IAG SportEvent, earning a 12.6 on beam after two big wobbles and a fall.

But the Dutch gymnast known for her beauty and expression shook herself off and went on to win the all-around title, showcasing three upgraded routines, including a creepily fabulous new (and amazingly creepy) floor for a 14.3 as well as a DTY on vault, earning a 15.033 there.

The vault upgrade is especially key, as the majority of gymnasts in the Netherlands are competing fulls, which gave the team a disadvantage in team competition. Something like this can add nearly a point to the women’s team total, meaning Thorsdottir is now all but a lock to make the team going to Rio this summer. …

Thorsdottir Upgrades, Wins IAG Title

Click PLAY or watch her Floor on YouTube.

I love it. 🙂

Click PLAY or watch her DTY on YouTube.

Click PLAY or watch her Bars on YouTube.

Dipa Karmakar – 1st female Olympian from India

Dipa Karmakar, who became India’s first woman gymnast to qualify for Olympics, will receive the sports ministry’s funding of up to Rs.30 lakh under the Target Olympic Scheme (TOPS), it was announced on Monday. …

The ministry of youth affairs and sports (Department of Sports) has formulated the TOP scheme for identifying and supporting potential medal prospects for the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games. …

Besides being the first Indian woman, Dipa will also be an Indian gymnast qualifying for the quadrennial extravaganza after 52 long years.

The last time Indians participated in gymnastics at Olympics was way back in 1964, but during that time there was no qualification system in place. Six men competed at Tokyo 1964 in the artistic individual all-around category.

Till date, 11 Indian men gymnasts have competed in the Olympics –two in 1952, three in 1956 and six in 1964. …

F. Sports

The Federation in India has been a disaster over recent years. Happily the Department of Sports will ensure she has training funds to prepare safely for the Olympics.

I saw 3 Produnovas in Rio, her best during podium training. Here’s the highest quality video I’ve seen of those.

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