So, What Did I Miss?

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A quick and recap of the past seven days of gymnastics news and updates:


…In Competition:


All Japan competition – Peggy Peng debuted as TCG writer last week-end [qualifications] [AA final]

Dutch European Games qualifiers: 1st stage /  2nd stage


2015 Sao Paulo World Challenge Cup is this week-end (1-3 May) and Ana Livia will be writing about it for TCG! [official website]


** 4th stage of Serie A** to take place on the 9th of May [HERE]

4 Nations friendly meet with be hosted by Italy in Turin on the 30th of May. The host team will ‘battle’ Russia, Romania and Colombia. [Official website]

European Games (Baku, 12-28 June) teams announced:

France: Marine Brevet, Anne Khum, Valentine Pikul [HERE]

Belgium: Cindy Vandenhole, Lisa Verschueren, Gaelle Mys [HERE]

Great Britain: Tyesha Mattis, Kelly Simm, Rebecca Tunney [HERE]

Germany: Elisabeth Seitz, Kim Janas, Sophie Scheder

European Youth Olympic Festival (Tblisi, Georgia, 26 July – 1st of August) held the draw for the starting order. [HERE]


… in News:

Maria Paseka is inspired by her recent success at Euros, where she won the gold medal on vault. Next goal is Olympics [HERE]

USAG April training camp – the list of participants is quite long. [HERE]

Hunter & Peszek reunited on the podium – a cute story about the elite ’09 US generation reunited at the NCAA championships [HERE]

Gymcastic: a new episode is out! [HERE]

And so is the latest issue of Gymnastika, an online magazine from the Russian Federation [HERE]

Veronica Wagner’s story in The Hard Way to Success [HERE]

** Beth Tweddle** helps inaugurate new gym with a gymnastics lesson [HERE]

Catalina Ponor interview: she is determined to work three events to be able to help the team. She feels ‘the pains of the beginning’ but is still very motivated to work hard. [HERE]

US Olympic Committee and CoSport announce Rio Olympics ticket sales [HERE]

Gabby Douglas talks come back and her desire to ‘do it all again’ [HERE]

Rhonda Faehn becomes Senior Vice President of USAG, she was a member of the 1988 US Olympic team and coached Florida for the past 13 seasons (and three consecutive titles)  [HERE]


… in Video:

Sae Miyakawa‘s amazingly difficult tumbling is mind blowing. She ends with double double:

Erika Fasana training a pike Tkachev:

Elisabeth Seitz looking good on bars (via Gymnastics Coaching):


… in Pictures:

Flavia Saraiva training in Sao Paulo (she will compete there)

Elisabeth Seitz is in Brazil too, for the Sao Paulo World Cup


Nadia visits Izvorani and team Romania:


France wins the ‘friendly’ against GB and Switzerland that took place in Arques [results]:


Becky Downie headed for some well deserved rest:



That would be all for now, keep close this week-end!


Article by: Bea Gheorghisor

Photo Cover: Nadia Boyce

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