Staniouta wins Rhythmic Test Event

Melitina continued her domination of the individual competition in Rio. This final did not count towards Olympic qualification. That was decided during preliminaries.

1 Staniouta Melitina BLR
2 Ashirbayeva Sabina KAZ
3 Ruprecht Nicol AUT

full results

My personal favourite was the youngest competitor, Shang Rong from China.

GER, UZB, GRE to Rhythmic Group Olympics

The final list of Rhythmic Groups invited to the Rio Olympics has been posted.

Based on the Test Event competition 3 teams were added:

1. Germany 33.183
2. Uzbekistan 32.832
3. Greece 31.982

full results

The highest one score in the competition was 16.766 for the Republic of Uzbekistan Hoop / Clubs routine.

Click PLAY or watch the same one at Worlds 2015 on YouTube.

I still don’t like the flesh-coloured mesh used in Rhythmic leotards. But they do look better from a distance.

Melitina Staniouta wins Rio Rhythmic Test

The battle for the final places in Gymnastics at the 2016 Olympic Games continued Thursday as Rhythmic took centre stage at the Rio Olympic Arena, following competitions in Artistic and Trampoline earlier in the week. With 15 of the 26 slots for the individual competition already attributed at the 2015 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, in September, the last tickets were snapped up at this second and final Olympic qualification. …

Staniouta wins, Ashirbayeva tops list of Rhythmic Olympic qualifiers at Test Event

full results of Test Event

new dates for Test Event

… the Aquece Rio Test Event represents the last chance for gymnasts to realise their Olympic dreams come August. In each of the three Olympic disciplines of Gymnastics, the last tickets for the Games are up for grabs. This second qualification round is not open to all, but only to a select number of nations and gymnasts based on their rankings from the 2015 World Championships.

At the request of the organisers, the competition dates were changed last month in order to reduce the length of the event. Artistic Gymnastics will therefore be held April 16-18, Trampoline on April 19 and Rhythmic Gymnastics April 21-22.


British Championship Series 2016

July 28-31, Liverpool

Thursday 28 and Friday 29 July – Aerobic Gymnastics British Championships

Friday 29, Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July – Rhythmic Gymnastics and Acrobatic Gymnastics British Championships

Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July – TeamGym 2016 British Championships and 2016 GB Gym for Life Challenge

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British Championship Series

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