most common injury for Olympic gymnasts?

Ankle.

The National Olympic Committee’s head physicians and the medical teams of the Local Organising Committee of the Olympic Games reported daily the occurrence (or non-occurrence) of newly sustained injuries in artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics on a standardised report form during the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

RESULTS

During the three Olympic Games, 81 injuries were reported in a total of 963 registered gymnasts …

Thirty-eight per cent of injuries led to time-loss from sport. The most frequent injury location and injury type were the ankle (22%) and sprain (35%), respectively. …

Gymnastics injury incidence during the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games: Analysis of prospectively collected surveillance data from 963 registered gymnasts during Olympic Games

Cost of the full article is $37.

Gymnastics Canada rebrands

From here, we soar.

… pleased to unveil a new brand for the organization as we embark on our 50th Anniversary year …

… new logo, tagline, and social media handles …

Our social media channels have also taken on the new brand and bilingual identity @gymcan1:

FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM YOUTUBE TWITTER

Clothing featuring the new Gymnastics Canada logo is now available at our online store: http://shop.gymcan.og.

Gymnastics Canada 

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. Easily the best edit they’ve ever produced.

Canada has never had a top notch website nor social media. This looks to me like a big improvement.

FIG Executive Committee decisions

30 November – 1 December 2018 in Baku (AZE)

  • unanimously adopted an “Athletes’ Rights and Responsibilities Declaration”
  • 39th Rhythmic Gymnastics Worlds to Sofia (BUL), 12 – 18 September 2022
  • 1st FIG Artistic Gymnastics Junior World Championships in Györ (HUN), 27 – 30 June 2019
  • 1st FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Junior World Championships in Moscow (RUS), 19 – 21 July 2019
  • Dr. Michel Léglise (FRA), President of the FIG Anti-Doping, Medical and Scientific Commission replaced with Dr. Yasunobu Iwasaki (JPN)

Approved the following changes of nationality:

Petrix BARBOSA MAG Gymnast BRA tp POR
Vitalii ARSENIEV MAG Gymnast UKR to GEO
Janna MOUFFOK WAG Gymnast FRA to ALG
Carmel KALLEMAA RG Gymnast EST to CAN
Emiliya Javorova RADICHEVA RG Gymnast BUL to TUR
Aleksandra Radoye MITROVICH RG Gymnast BUL to TUR

Olivia CIMPIAN WAG Gymnast HUN to ROU

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YOG International Gymnastics “teams”

Grace Chui found the document which details which Youth Olympic Games athletes have been placed into what combined teams.

A bit of fun. A LOT of confusion, in my opinion.

Hopefully it will help bring a little more attention to the non-Olympic disciplines.

Here’s team Oksana CHUSOVITINA for example:

Acrobatic
AKHOTNIKAVA Viktoryia BLR
FAMENKOU Ilya BLR

Artistic – Men
BRIONES Brandon USA
TOBIN Adam GBR
AFIFY Mohamed EGY

Artistic – Women
ULMASOVA Indira UZB
PEREZ Karla GUA
PAULSSON Tonya SWE

Rhythmic
IAKOVLEVA Lidiia AUS
YAMADA Aino JPN
ROTAERMEL Lilly GER

Trampoline – Men
ESCALLIER Santiago ARG

Trampoline – Women
SAKELLARIDOU Antonia GRE

See all the “teams”.

Rhythmic – Russia, Italy, Bulgaria qualify for Tokyo

The new qualification system in place, top 3 Rhythmic teams at Worlds 2018 automatically qualify for the Olympics.

🥇 Russia 🇷🇺 46.300

🥈 Italy 🇮🇹 44.825

🥉 Bulgaria 🇧🇬 42.050

Click PLAY or watch highlights on YouTube.

Rhythmic Worlds Sofia Bulgaria

#RGSofia2018 FIG – 2018 RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

A highlight clip will be uploaded to the FIG Youtube channel each day, while qualification routines from each athlete will be made available after the competition. Subscribe here to be sure not to miss anything: youtube.com/gymnasticschannel

Live scoring:

Follow the scores in real time during qualifications and finals here.
This feature is also available on FIGymnastics, the mobile application from the FIG that is available free for download from the iTunes and Google Play stores.
 
The go-to web portal for the latest news, live scoring, official results, medal standings and a complete competition programme. Have a look at https://bit.ly/2NbrmjW

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.