Olympic Event Finals Day 2 Live Blog

Welcome to the live blog for day two of event finals at the 2016 Olympic Games!

While Lauren is rocking her position at NBC, I (Joe) will be posting all updates as they happen during today’s competition. Refresh your browser every 3-5 minutes and the most recent routine will appear on the top. Have a question? Tweet us @thegymterdotnet and we’ll try to get to you.


Final Results

  1. Sanne Wevers – 15.466
  2. Laurie Hernandez – 15.333
  3. Simone Biles – 14.733
  4. Marine Boyer – 14.600
  5. Flavia Saraiva – 14.533
  6. Fan Yilin – 14.500
  7. Catalina Ponor – 14.000
  8. Isabela Onyshko – 13.400

Balance Beam:

Flavia Saraiva (BRA) – Needs over a 14.733 to medal. BHS LOSO LOSO. RO layout, huuuge wobble. Full turn.Switch leap to split jump. Switch leap to sheep jump, tiny wobble. Punch front tuck, hop back. Front aerial Front aerial to side somi, wobbles. Double pike dismount, almost stuck. Don’t know if that will make the podium, should be close! Long wait for the score. 14.533

Marine Boyer (FRA) – RO layout, great. Switch leap to switch half. Split jump to front aerial to split jump to wolf jump. Side aerial, big wobble. L turn to full turn. Split leap to side somi. Double pike, near stuck. 14.600. Inquiry submitted and rejected.

Laurie Hernandez (USA) – Punch front pike. Front aerial to sissone to split jump. BHS LOSO LOSO. Full turn. Sheep jump, great. Front tuck. Side aerial. Switch leap to switch half. Switch ring leap. Double pike dismount, the tiniest of hops. 15.333. Inquiry has been submitted and rejected.

Catalina Ponor (ROU) – Well, this leo screams Catalina. Switch ring. Onodi, steps forward. Front aerial to BHS layout. Switch half, bit wobble. Switch leap to handspring 3/4. Full turn, wobbles. Double pike, large hop back. 14.000

Sanne Wevers (NED) – Gorgeous leo. Netherland’s leo game has been so strong. Full twisting back handspring onto the beam. Double L turn. Side aerial to side aerial. Front aerial to wolf jump. Triple turn, tiny wobble. L turn to full turn to double turn to split leap. Switch leap to full twisting back handspring. Gainer layout full, hop forward. That should take her to the top! Judges are taking a bit on the score. 15.466!

Simone Biles (USA) – Wearing the leo we got a sneak peak at in her Tide commercial. 2.5 wolf turn, great. Sissone to pike jump. Barani, fantastic. BHS LOSO LOSO, she’s on. Front tuck, lost balance and touched her hands to the beam. Switch leap to switch half to back pike. Front aerial, wobbles. Dismounts with a full in, small hop back. Very unfortunate. 14.733. Definitely opens the door.

Isabela Onyshko (CAN) – Same leo as Shallon Olsen wore yesterday. BHS BHS layout. Switch leap to side aerial. BHS tuck full and she’s off the beam. Just off to the side and couldn’t save it. Split jump to wolf jump. Front aerial to switch half, small wobble. Y turn. Switch ring leap, small wobble. Dismounts with a double tuck, small step. Nice fight after she fell. 13.400

Fan Yilin (CHN) – Gorgeous leo. RO layout, wobbles. Wolf jump to split jump. Switch ring, small wobble. Sheep jump. Sissone to front aerial. Full turn. Split leap to side somi, wobbles. Switch leap. Dismounts with a triple twist, step back. 14.500

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