Japanese Team Named for 2014 Worlds

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The Japanese Gymnastics Association announced their team for the 2014 World Championships, according to their website.

The women’s team boasts a wealth of experienced athletes, including 2012 Olympians Yu Minobe and Asuka Teramoto, 2013 World Championship team members Mai Murakami and Natsumi Sasada, seasoned World Cup competitor Wakana Inoue, and first-year senior Yuna Hiraiwa, who competed at Gymnix in 2013.

The 2014 World Championships will be held in Nanning, China, from October 3-13. The meet will feature team, all-around, and event finals, and will be the fourth time the artistic gymnastics World Championships will be held in Asia.

Article by Lauren Hopkins

4 thoughts on “Japanese Team Named for 2014 Worlds

    • I think I heard last year that she was injured? She may have retired then as well, but I remember hearing something when she didn’t factor into the 2013 Worlds team.

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