Angelina Melnikova won gold in the all-around at Top Gym, a competition in Charleroi, Belgium known for showcasing juniors who become top senior talent in later years.
November 30, 2014 in 2014 Top Gym, Amy Tinkler, Anastasia Dmitrieva, Aneta Holasova, Angelina Melnikova, Belgium, Canada, Carlota Miserachs, Chloe Leblicq, Czech Republic, Dyonnailys Supriana, Enya Pouliot, France, Goldie Harder, Great Britain, Hungary, Imane Balad, Ioana Crisan, Israel, Juliette Bossu, Kitti Honti, Maellyse Brassart, Marine Boyer, Meaghan Ruttan, Morgan Spruijtenburg, Morocco, Netherlands, Nina Derwael, Noa Dooga, Olivia Cimpian, Romania, Russia, Sara Peter, Senna Deriks, Sofia Iribarren, Spain, Sydney Laird, Sydney Soloski, Tzuf Feldon, Veronika Sebakova.
The home team from Germany defeated the Russian team by two points at the DTB Team Challenge held alongside the World Cup in Stuttgart, Germany.
November 30, 2014 in 2014 Stuttgart World Cup, Dorothee Henzler, Ekaterina Kramarenko, Germany, Ilaria Käslin, Jessica Diacci, Ksenia Afanasyeva, Michelle Timm, Nadja Schulze, Nicole Fritz, Nicole Hitz, Pauline Schäfer, Polina Fedorova, Russia, Sarina Maier, Sophie Scheder, Stefanie Siegenthaler, Switzerland.
Larisa Iordache of Romania won the all-around gold by two full points with a score of 59.766 at the FIG World Cup in Stuttgart, Germany this afternoon.
November 29, 2014 in 2014 Stuttgart World Cup, Aliya Mustafina, Alla Sosnitskaya, Canada, Ellie Black, Germany, Italy, Jessica Lopez, Kim Bui, Larisa Iordache, Lisa Katharina Hill, Romania, Russia, Vanessa Ferrari, Venezuela.
This week, I talked to gym fans across this great, wide gymternet of ours to see what they were most thankful for in the 2014 season. Here’s what they had to say!
Coupe Avenir, also know as The Future Cup, was held November 22-23 in Malmedy, Belgium. Romania and Canada each brought home three gold medals, with Romania earning the team title and Canada’s Sydney Soloski becoming all-around champion.
November 26, 2014 in 2014 Coupe Avenir, Andreea Ciurusniuc, Asiana Peng, Belgium, Canada, Corina Galanu, Emma Medina-Severino, Estelle Pitti, Halley Dickson, Helia Hocquet, Iceland, Kristjana Gudmundsdottir, Laurie-Lou Vezina, Maria Holbura, Netherlands, Olessya Dadema, Qatar, Rahma Al-Dulaimi, Romania, Saga Tran, Sweden, Sydney Laird, Sydney Soloski, United States.
What countries do well despite limited resources? What will happen when Martha Karolyi retires? Was Mustafina missing an acro series at Europeans? All this and more in this edition of You Asked!
We might finally see Cuba back on the major international stage as several of their gymnasts will attempt to qualify for Rio 2016 at next year’s World Championships.
Could the Caquatti have factored into the 2012 Olympic team? Will Aliya Mustafina go to Rio? Is a piked double double possible on floor? All this and more in this edition of You Asked!
Thanks to the TBGI (that would be the Tumblr Bureau of Gymnastics Investigation), we have a complete list of those in attendance at the November national team training camp.
November 24, 2014 in Abigail Matthews, Alexis Vasquez, Aly Raisman, Alyssa Baumann, Amelia Hundley, Ashley Foss, Ashton Locklear, Bailie Key, Christina Desiderio, Emily Schild, Felicia Hano, Gabby Douglas, Grace Quinn, Jazmyn Foberg, Jordan Chiles, Kyla Ross, Laney Madsen, Laurie Hernandez, Lexy Ramler, Madison Desch, Maggie Musselman, Margzetta Frazier, Marissa Oakley, Megan Skaggs, Nia Dennis, Norah Flatley, Polina Shchennikova, Rachel Gowey, Ragan Smith, Sabrina Vega, Simone Biles, Sydney Johnson-Scharpf, United States, Victoria Nguyen.
2011 World Championship team gold medalist Sabrina Vega returned to the national team training camp in this month and should make her elite comeback in 2015.