Doha Qualifications day 1

Vault
1 Wang Yan China 14.566
2 Oksana Chusovitina Uzbekistan 14.249
3 Emily Little Australia 14.100

Bars
1 Luo Huan China 6.0 8.433 14.433
2 Liu Tingting China 6.0 8.366 14.366
3 Rianna Mizzen Australia 6.0 8.133 14.133

Floor
1 Pablo Brägger Switzerland 5.9 8.233 14.133
2 Tang Chia-Hung Chinese Taipei 5.8 8.300 14.000
3 Marian Dragulescu Romania 5.8 8.200 14.000

Pommel
1 Krisztian Berki Hungary 6.2 8.633 14.833
2 Zou Jingyuan China 5.7 8.733 14.433
3 Filip Ude Croatia 6.0 7.800 13.800

Rings
1 Artur Tovmasyan Armenia 6.2 8.900 15.100
2 Igor Radivilov Ukraine 6.3 8.800 15.100
3 Vahagn Davtyan Armenia 6.4 8.633 15.033

full results

Protecting Gymnasts

Vinnie Silber has been following the Larry Nassar scandal closely. Here is some good advice on how we move forward.

Parents and coaches need to become better educated on the warnings signs of sexual abuse.

Parents, coaches, and gym owners need to fully understand their roles in protecting gymnasts from predators.

Another thing we need try to do is change the mindset of some parents, athletes, and coaches that “winning at no cost” is not the only option. …

Op Ed – Learn and Grow

Simone things …

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AAI Competition Air Floor

At the UCIC competition in Calgary WAG competed on a new Air Floor. MAG the regular AAI Floor.

One elite coach told me it was pretty good for takeoffs, a bit unforgiving when landing short on front tumbling. Durability is the main question.

Set up of the Air Floor starts at about the 2min mark on this video.

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