So, What Did I Miss?

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News, links, articles, videos and pictures of the last seven days in gymnastics. Here we go:


… in Competition


Puzzelgym: The youngest gymnasts from Romania participated in the Nadia Comaneci Cup, for some, it was the first competition of their careers [part 1] [part 2]

Sao Paulo World Cup – was dominated by China, Brazil and Germany. coverage for TCG by Ana Livia [prelims] [EF day 1] [EF day 2]

** Swedish Championships** – Marcela Torres won the all around [HERE]


Varna World Cup has started today and will end on the 9th of May [HERE]

** 4th stage of Serie A** to take place this week-end, on the 9th of May[HERE]

Ghent will host Flandres International Team Challenge on the 30th and 31st of May. It has a massive attendees list: Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Germany, France, Great-Brittain, Ireland, Jordan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Austria, Spain, Sweden [HERE]

** Australia** – Tickets on sale for the 2015 Victorian Championships – 6 to 10  June [HERE]


… in News

Netherlands: the team to compete in Baku at the European Games was selected: Top, van Gerner and L Wevers [HERE]

** Russia** is planning to send a team of all arounders to Baku European Games: Mustafina, Komova and a third gymnast to be selected later this month. Tutkhalyan, Kharenkova and Shelgunova are in the mix [HERE]

Aliya Mustafina glams up for a special edition of Bolshoi Sport [HERE]

Jordyn Wieber makes charity appearance in Maryland [HERE]

Tabitha Yim is Arizona’s new head coach “I am passionate about creating a legacy that the program, university, and community can be proud of — not only because of the student-athletes’ success in the gym, but also because of their integrity and heart in all aspects of their life,” [HERE]

“It’s not about perfect” – Shannon Miller‘s new book is launched [HERE] the book was also featured in Forbes [HERE]

Georgia Gymdogs season recap [HERE]

Kytra Hunter received the Honda Sports Award, as the top collegiate female gymnast [HERE]

Nasia Liukin will be in Indiannapolis for the Indy 500 [HERE]

** 20 years ago – Svetlana Boginskaya** returned to the sport at the “old” age of 22, oh how things have changed [HERE]

** Food for thought**, from Coach Rick of [HERE]

Gymcastic, this week’s episode [HERE]


… Rio Olympics updates

Sound advice from an Olympics pro: how to plan your next summer Olympics trip [HERE]

Brazil – more on the challenges the country faces before the Olympic year [HERE]

Chinese solar energy company will lit the Olympics, the Maracana stadium will be fitted with 1552 solar panels [HERE]

How much will the Olympics cost? They will be expensive, that’s for sure [HERE]


… in Video

Will Flavia Saraiva be able to compete like this again next year on front of her home crowd? (from the Sao Paulo World Cup)


The trailer for Full Out, the story of UCLAs Ariana Berlin:


Catalina Ponor celebrates Labor Day with a new beam skill [HERE]

Sabrina Voinea, the 8 year old daughter of Camelia Voinea, debuts in competition:

Camelia, who was a world champion with the Romanian team in 1987 and now coaches her daughter, said after the competition that “I’ve always wanted to raise champions and I will have them” [HERE]

10 year old Luiza Popa also from Constanta, looked amazing on beam:


… in Pictures

If Steve Nuno quotes were motivational posters, by Spanny Tampson [HERE]


Alexandrov and his new favorite pupil, Flavia Saraiva (at the Sao Paulo World Cup)



Team Russia, at camp:

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


Article by: Bea Gheorghisor

Photo Cover: Nadia Boyce

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