Maggie Nichols 10s on all 4 apparatus

The major accomplishment of week 9 was Maggie Nichols completing the career gym slam with a 10 on bars, giving her at least one on every event. She’s the 9th gymnast to do this, following Sloan, Kupets, Kelly, Maloney, Lichey, Stepp, Kenoyer, and Marlowe, and is the second after Lichey to have accomplished it solely in her freshman year. …

Balance Beam Situation – WEEK 9 RANKINGS, NOTES, RQS UPDATE

Oklahoma freshman gymnast Maggie Nichols completed the “GymSlam” Saturday night by getting a “Perfect 10” on the uneven bars in the Sooners’ meet against Michigan. …

It was Nichols’ fifth 10.0 this season, which ties her with Haley Scaman for the most perfect scores in an Oklahoma career. …

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Nikki Hanley judging Men’s American Cup

Hanley is the only female Category I FIG judge for Men’s Artistic Gymnastics, meaning she’s certified to judge the sport’s biggest competitions. She attained the rank this past winter, after acing the exam given at the Men’s Intercontinental Judges Course in Bratislava (SVK) …

In company with Women’s judge Gordon Bennett (CAN) and Rhythmic judge Ariel Alejandro Milanesio (ARG), Hanley hopes to dispel any gender stereotypes …

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44th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, September 30 - October 6, 2013 in Antwerp/BEL
44th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, September 30 – October 6, 2013 in Antwerp/BEL