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The heroes of Glasgow part 4

Ksenia Afanasyeva, Russia

In the beginning of the quad, it looked like Ksenia Afanasyeva was ready to take over the world. She won the European title on floor in front of her home crowd, she revealed a surprisingly good amanar, she earned the team, the vault and the floor exercise titles at the Universiade and she was supposed to be a strong medal contender on vault and floor at the world championships. 2,347 more words

Glasgow 2015

U.S. men's, women's takeaways from World Gymnastics Championships

Martha Karlolyi was succinct.

“Mission accomplished,” the U.S. women’s national team coordinator told media in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sunday.

Karolyi beamed after her team set program records for total medals at a Worlds with a team event and gold medals for any Worlds (five), including three individual titles for superstar  692 more words


Viktoria Komova apologizes to U.S. gymnasts for steroid comments

Olympic all-around silver medalist Viktoria Komova apologized to U.S. gymnasts for comments on one of Komova’s social media accounts accusing the Americans of taking steroids, according to… 130 more words


Four-way tie for gold medal(s) at World Gymnastics Championships

Four women tied for the gold medal(s) in the World Championships uneven bars final on Saturday.

American Madison Kocian, Russians Viktoria Komova and Daria Spiridonova  802 more words


Glasgow 2015: uneven bars finals preview

This year, we have one of the deepest uneven bars fields in the history of the sport, since there are so many athletes from so many countries who are actually capable of fantastic work on this event. 2,296 more words

Glasgow 2015

Queens Of Gymnastics: American Women Win Their Third Consecutive World Team Title

The American women romped to their third consecutive World title in Gymnastics Tuesday night in Glasgow, establishing themselves once again as the gold medal favorite in team competition at next summer’s Olympic Games in Rio. 467 more words


U.S. women romp to World Gymnastics Championships gold

Five U.S. women in red and sparkling silver leotards clutched each other’s hands as they waited for the scoreboard to update one final time, just like the Fierce Five at the London Olympics. 816 more words