At 27 years old, Becky Downie believes it is all about pacing herself as she competes with women as much as 10 years her junior at the Minsk 2019 European Games. For example, the leader at the end of the women's individual all-around qualifications, Russia’s Angelina Melnikova, is just 18 years
In honor of gymnasts around the world who are bound by friendship and love of acrobatic sports, we'd like to send condolences to our grieving mates in New Zealand and Muslim colleagues around the world. Athletes break barriers - not just physically, but personally. We are unconditional friends for life.
Great Britain gymnast Dan Purvis has announced his retirement from competitive gymnastics. The 28-year-old bowed out by captaining Team Scotland at Gold Coast last year, when he won two bronze medals to take his total number of Commonwealth Games trophies to five, including one gold. He said: "It's a surreal feeling retiring.
After faltering in the team final, Artur Dalaloyan of Russia redeemed himself to claim the men's all-around title on an unprecedented tie-break at the World Gymnastics Championships in Doha. Dalaloyan matched China's defending champion Xiao Ruoteng on 87.598 at the conclusion of their six routines, but the 22-year-old Russian took the
The men's European gymnastics championships concluded at The SSE Hydro with six gold medals awarded to five different countries in the apparatus finals. The most successful nation was Russia, with two golds, a silver and two bronze medals. Artur DALALOYAN (RUS) bagged an impressive three medals, to add to his team's
Russia dominated the gymnastics competition at Glasgow 2018, winning nine medals in total, four of them gold. Artur DALALOYAN (RUS) was the most decorated gymnast, winning three gold medals, in the team event, and on vault and parallel bars. "My favourite medal was the team medal, because everybody in Russian gymnastics worked
Russia's men won their third consecutive European team title after two Great Britain athletes fell off their final apparatus, the horizontal bar, having closed the gap between silver and gold to just 1.132 points. After Nikita NAGORNYY (RUS) fell on on floor exercise and made some minor mistakes on pommel horse, the Russians
The first set of artistic gymnasts have secured places at the second edition of the European Games, which will be held in Minsk, Belarus, in 2019. The 2018 Artistic Gymnastics European Championships in Glasgow served as the first qualifying competition for European Games. The teams finishing in the top six of