Celebrating Kohei Uchimura

Blythe Lawrence:

… back-to-back Olympic all-around golds in 2012 and 2016 (the first man to do so since Sawao Kato in 1972), six consecutive world all-around titles collected between 2009 to 2015 (in a sport where no other man has more than two), and 21 world medals (including individual titles on floor exercise, parallel bars, and horizontal bar.) …

“He’s my hero,” echoed Carlos Yulo, the reigning world champion on vault, who on his best days shares Uchimura’s crystal-clear sense of execution and extreme difficulty.

The Philippines-born 21-year-old, who trains in Japan, credits watching Uchimura compete at the London Olympics as a key moment in his childhood. …

In pursuit of perfection, ‘King’ Kohei created pure art
Japan’s Kohei Uchimura competes on the pommel horse during the men’s all-around final at the World Gymnastics Championships at the Hydro arena in Glasgow, Scotland, October 30, 2015. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Music professor Lasse Nettum created an original piece to accompany Uchimura’s horizontal bar routine from the 2011 World Championships.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

related – Magnastics – A History of Uchimura Kohei’s Winning Streak

Happy 101st Ágnes Keleti

A treasure.

top MAG International scores 2021


As usual, the wonderful courtyard-tapir has been keeping a spreadsheet of all the highest international scores throughout 2021, and it is now complete with all the scores from every international competition! …

Top International Scores in 2021
  1. Hashimoto Daiki 88.531
  2. Nikita Nagornyy 88.330
  3. Xiao Ruoteng 88.065
  4. Zhang Boheng 87.981
  5. Sun Wei 87.798
  6. Kitazono Takeru 86.698
  7. Joe Fraser 86.298
  8. Artur Dalaloyan 86.248
  9. David Belyavskiy 85.864
  10. Ahmet Onder 85.665

Detailed Difficult and Apparatus scores.

top AA scores of the 2021 “quint”

Simone had the top 8 scores. But this list is BEST single score over the past 5 years.

  1. Simone Biles 60.965
  2. Sunisa Lee 57.433
  3. Rebeca Andrade 57.399
  4. Gabby Perea* 57.225
  5. Angelina Melnikova 57.199
  6. Vladislava Urazova 57.099
  7. Riley McCusker 57.050
  8. Grace McCallum 57.000
  9. Viktoria Listunova 56.932
  10. Maile O’Keefe* 56.900

See the entire list on theGymter.net

The Top International WAG Scores of the Quad

40 years of NCAA Gymnastics

Talitha Ilacqua posted a summary of the first 40 years of women’s Collegiate Gymnastics in the USA:

40 Years of NCAA Gymnastics

Read more season previews on College Gym News.

coach Larisa Iordache

Sounds like Larisa has decided to hang up the grips.

According to Prosport sources , the valuable sportswoman submitted her documents to the Ministry of Sports in order to obtain a life annuity. …

From the beginning of next year, “Lari”, who is a graduate of the National University of Physical Education and Sports, will be able to work as a coach.

ProSport sources reveal that Larisa will work in Dinamo Hall, together with her former coaches, whom she always considered as parents, Lăcrămioara and Cristi Moldovan. …

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