top 64 U.S. Olympic gymnasts

GymnasticsVille has a new feature where they are counting down the top 64 Olympians all time.

The first instalment:

64. Alexander Naddour
63. Phoebe Mills
62. Peter Kormann
61. Jair Lynch
60. Kai Wen Tan
59. Joesph Hagerty
58. Elise Ray
57. Alexander Artemov
56. Kristen Maloney
55. Tasha Schwirret Warren
54. Justin Spring
53. Raj Bhavsar
52. Jamie Dantzscher

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Schwikert Warren helped the U.S. women win a bronze medal at the 2000 Olympic Games. At the 2001 World Gymnastics Championships she won a team gold medal. Schwikert Warren is a two-time U.S. senior national all-around champion and a two-time NCAA all-around national champion.

See more videos – #GymnastRank USA Olympians Nos. 52-64

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Breakdance at Youth Olympic Games

Breakdancing added to Youth Olympic Games for 2018:

This is how it will work: Twelve male and 12 female dancers, ages 16-18, will compete over two days. Competition will be broken down into three events — men’s, women’s and mixed-team — with dancers facing off in a battle format that will be judged and scored.

Click PLAY or watch how to apply on YouTube.

Stage 1 has been completed. Here are those who qualified through to Stage 2.

Athen’s Olympics Men’s competition was a MESS

ILLYRIA BURKLE summarizes:

– In the all around, almost all the top contenders have a major mistake/fall (Paul Hamm, Ioan Silviu Suciu, Hiroyuki Tomita, Yang Wei, Marian Dragulescu, etc.)

– Yang Tae-Young was mistakenly credited with a 9.9 start value instead of a 10 like he was in the qualifying and team competitions, costing him the gold medal in the all around. Oscar Buitrago Reyes of Colombia, Benjamin Bango of Spain, and the head judge George Beckstead of the United States were all suspended for the mistake. …

read more – 2004 MAG

And who was the Men’s Head Judge?

Adrian Stoica - Romania
Adrian Stoica – Romania