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


In Competition:

The PanAmerican Games are next – List of participants in the women’s competition [HERE]

Throwback 1999 PanAm Games, the last edition of the Games to take place in Canada [HERE]

And here is the US team announcement [HERE]

A schedule of the gymnastics competition, with the ladies starting this Sunday [HERE]


2015 Universiade (Gwangju, KOR) – Russia, Japan and Kelly Simm from GB dominated the competition. Find all the results here.


In News:

2015 US Classic roster is announced: Biles, Ross, Raisman, Douglas and many more [HERE]

2015 European Youth Olympic Festival team announcement have started with Romania

Romania – Andreea Ciurusniuc, Olivia Cimpian, Ioana Crisan [HERE]

Great Britain’s announcement will follow soon – Georgia Mae Faenton seems to be a lock already [HERE]

Kiana Deann – Bahamas’ representative at the 2015 PanAms [HERE]

Tatiana Nabieva has her eyes on Rio, perhaps not in so many words for now. ” I really wanted to go to the Universiade, but unfortunately, after the Russian championship I was removed from the list for training. Of course, I was very upset. But I am to blame for all that has happened.”  [HERE]

Happy B-Day, Kristina Vaculik [HERE]

US season is starting, with one notable absence – McKayla Maroney. Unfortunately she has not recovered enough to be able to re-start her training, after the recent health issues. [HERE]

An interview with Andreea Iridon, a double medalist at the European Games “(the medals) gave me more confidence in me, and motivate me to work harder. I realized that it is not impossible to climb the podium; if you train every day and manage to keep your nerves it will be ok.” [HERE]

**Rio Olympics updates –  **Design of the 2016 torch unveiled [HERE] The torch is said to be eco-fiendly and “stylish” and was presented by the Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff [HERE]

The work on the Olympic park is well underway but will it wrap-up in time? [HERE]


Latest Gymcastic podcast: Aly in the Body Issue [HERE]


In Video:

I still cannot believe that Rebecca Andrade tore her ACL and she will not be in Glasgow this year:


How Kelly Simm won her AA gold at the Universiade:


Chuso made it onto Gymcastic’s list of best routines of the year [HERE]

2015 Romanian Junior Nationals- Puzzle Gym were there and have all the videos [HERE]



In Pictures:

Stunning photo shoot at Lilleshall, with the GB team: