Upcoming competitions

The season is off to a start in Europe with the Cottbus World Cup, scheduled for 24th-27th February. Over a hundred gymnasts are registered for the event, including Olympic MAG floor champion Artem Dolgopyat¬†and 2021 Worlds balance beam silver medallist Pauline Schaefer-Betz. The Doha World Cup takes place on 2nd-5th March, with a considerable number … Continue reading Upcoming competitions

Mersin Challenge Cup 2021 – WAG Recap

This weekend saw all the WAG finals for the Mersin Challenge Cup take place on Sunday 12th September. With a relatively small number of gymnasts taking part in qualifications, we had a mix of familiar faces on the World Cup circuit and some first and second year seniors with little competition experience vying for the … Continue reading Mersin Challenge Cup 2021 – WAG Recap

Elisabeth Seitz: “The all-around is my priority”

Elisabeth Seitz was beaming as she entered the mixed zone following the all-around competition in which she won the bronze medal. A Stuttgart local, like her teammate Kim Bui, she had an enormous amount of support from the audience throughout the competition, who were delighted to see her finish on the podium. The 25-year-old had … Continue reading Elisabeth Seitz: “The all-around is my priority”

Ana Padurariu: “I’m still a little starstruck!”

Canadian gymnast Ana Padurariu finished in second place at the Stuttgart AA World Cup event on Sunday, six months after winning the silver medal on beam at the World Championships in Doha. After a shaky start to her senior career, sustaining an ankle injury in her very first senior competition, 16-year-old Ontario native Padurariu was … Continue reading Ana Padurariu: “I’m still a little starstruck!”

Stuttgart World Cup interview: Lorette Charpy (FRA)

We got to spend a few minutes with Lorette following her wonderful performance at the Stuttgart World Cup and she talked about how her competition went, almost medalling and future upgrades (interview done in French and translated) How was the competition today for you? LORETTE: It was pretty good. I know I still need to … Continue reading Stuttgart World Cup interview: Lorette Charpy (FRA)

Stuttgart World Cup – Eddy Yusof (SUI) interview

How did you feel about the competition today? EDDY: Yeah, it was quite a good competition for me. Just one apparatus, the parallel bars... but the rest was really OK, so I'm quite happy. Yeah, everything was so clean until parallel bars and after that, high bar was really fantastic as well. You looked really … Continue reading Stuttgart World Cup – Eddy Yusof (SUI) interview

Stuttgart World Cup (podium training) – Elisabeth Seitz interview

How was podium training today? ELISABETH: For me, podium training went well. I feel really good after the bronze medal at the World Championships, like extremely good, like I'm 18 again! (Laughs) Tomorrow I want to show some new skills and I want to do my Yurchenko double again. It's the first time in six … Continue reading Stuttgart World Cup (podium training) – Elisabeth Seitz interview

European gymnasts qualified for Melbourne World Cup finals

The following European gymnasts have qualified for finals: MAG Floor Onder (TUR) Zapata (ESP) Cunningham (GBR) Schmidt (NED) WAG Vault Kysselef (SLO) MAG Pommel Horse Arican (TUR) Louwije (NED) Tommasone (FRA) WAG Uneven Bars Adlerteg (SWE) Rizzelli (ITA) Osipova (UKR) MAG Rings Tulloch (GBR) Radivilov (UKR) MAG Vault Radivilov (UKR) Cunningham (GBR) Frasca (FRA) WAG … Continue reading European gymnasts qualified for Melbourne World Cup finals

Baku World Cup nominative entries

The list of entries for the World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan (14th-17th March), has been released and can be viewed here.¬† There are some big names on the nominative roster, including France's Coline Devillard and Marine Boyer, Great Britain's Dominick Cunningham and Courtney Tulloch, Israel's Alexander Shatilov and Artem Dolgopyat, the top Dutch MAG gymnasts, … Continue reading Baku World Cup nominative entries

Birmingham World Cup line-up announced

The line-up for the Birmingham World Cup was announced yesterday. On the WAG side, the gymnasts will be:   Ellie Downie (GBR) Melanie De Jesus Dos Santos (FRA) Jieju Liu (CHN) Kim Bui (GER) Nagi Kajita (JPN) Brooklyn Moors (CAN) Anna Julie Reis (BRA) Riley McCusker (USA) Aliya Mustafina (RUS)   Great Britain will only … Continue reading Birmingham World Cup line-up announced