So, What Did I Miss? 2nd Worlds Edition

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Welcome everyone, here are our updates:

Watch the WAG qualifications on the USA Gymnastics youtube channel [Link](there are some restrictions though)

Day 1 of qualifications WAG **start list **[Link]

Chuso has withdrawn:

  USA will be throwing  Kocian, Skinner, Biles and Ross for the all around  prelims, Desch is the team alternate, while  Bauman will compete on three events and Locklear just bars. Also, US is putting their top three gymnasts last:

Balance beam: Skinner, Kocian, Baumann, Biles, Ross

Floor exercise: Kocian, Baumann, Ross, Skinner, Biles

Vault: Kocian, Baumann, Ross, Skinner, Biles

Uneven bars: Skinner, Biles, Ross, Kocian, Locklear

More about the team, on USA Gymnastics [Link]  

For qualifications Russia will be taking a different approach, with their top three first for a team final scenario. Here is their line-up:

Floor: Kramarenko, Sosnitskaya, Mustafina, Kharenkova, Spiridonova

Vault: Kramareno, Nabieva, Mustafina, Sosnitskaya, Khaenkova

Bars: Spiridonova, Kramarenko, Mustafina, Sosnitskaya, Nabieva

Beam: Kramarenko, Mustafina, Kharenkova, Spiridonova, Sosnitskaya  


In News:

Via the FIG, the new elements submitted to be named after the respective gymnasts in the Code of Points, if they are thrown at 2014 Worlds [Link]

–          Hong un Jong submitted the triple twisting Yurchenko

–          Biles a Weiler-kip full

–          Mitchell a new leap on floor


Speaking of the Aussie, rumour has it that Lauren Mitchell injured both ankles in training on Saturday and she will not be competing:


MAG qualification results [Link]


More Qualification videos: [


Pauline Schafer – Beam (you can watch at min 00:45 the new element she has submitted)

Noemi Makra on bars

Hong Un Jong crashed her Cheng:

Anna Pavlova is still very pretty on floor:


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Article by  Bea Gheorghisor

Photo cover: Nadia Boyce

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