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Vier dames en zes heren naar het EK turnen 2017

Sanne Wevers, Eythora Thorsdottir, Tisha Volleman en Kirsten Polderman zijn aangewezen om Nederland te vertegenwoordigen tijdens het EK turnen in Cluj, Roemenië in april. Bij de heren zullen Bart Deurloo, Casimir Schmidt, Michel Bletterman, Anthony van Assche, Boudewijn de Vries en Bram Verhofstad deze rol vervullen.  (more…)
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Ferrari and Top inspire new generations

Vanessa Ferrari and Lisa Top are an example for many young Italian and Dutch gymnasts. They both choose to inspire the next generation. Top after she ended her elite carreer late last year. Ferrari gaining coaching experience while she is recovering from her achilles injury and trying to make it to Tokyo 2020 herself. (more…)
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IntoGymnastics Library: Leiden im licht

Author : Christof Gertsch, Benjamin Steffen Language : German Suffering under the spotlight. What a book title. What a split between a successful, shining and nice blond young athlete, and the confession Ariella Kaeslin delivers in that authorized autobiography. The gymnast from Lucerne, the beautiful city in central Switzerland, was indeed the most successful swiss female gymnast…
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Preview: Zonderlands high bar final

RIO – Today is the last day of apparatus finals in Rio. The women will compete on floor, while the men compete on parallel bars and high bar. With favorite Epke Zonderland, who will try to defend his title here. How does he look? We look forward to his final with high bar specialist Marijo…
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Preview; Beamfinal with Sanne Wevers

RIO – Today is the day Sanne Wevers will compete in her beamfinal. For the first time in history, a Dutch gymnasts qualified for this final. She will compete against Simone Biles, who allready earned three Olympic golds this week. Together with Greek gymast Vasiliki Millousi, Turkish Tutya Yilmaz and former Dutch Olympian Suzanne Harmes,…
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Van Gelder won’t return to Rio for finals

ARNHEM - Van Gelder had his short proceedings today for the case against the National Olympic Comittee. They decided to send him back home and van Gelder wanted this to be reversed. The judge did a written verdict. He says the decision to send the atlethe home was valid. Trial process Van Gelders was visibly…
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Biles Olympisch kampioen, Thorsdottir knap negende

RIO - In de finale van de meerkamp bij de dames heeft Simone Biles zoals de hele wereld had verwacht, haar eerste individuele Olympische gouden medaille gewonnen. Ze won de wedstrijd met 62,198 punten. Landgenote Aly Raisman pakte de zilveren medaille, nadat zij vier jaar geleden nog net buiten het erepodium viel. De Russin Mustafina…
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Preview Olympic AA final

Today it’s time for the All-Around finals fort he men in which Bart Deurloo will take part. He qualified in fourteenth place. He will amongst others, compete with the current Olympic Champion and six time World All-Around Champion Uchimura and European Champion Verniaiev. How will they compete tonight? (more…)
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Yuri van Gelder naar huis gestuurd

Rio - Yuri van Gelder is op aangeven van KNGU door Chef de Mission Maurits Hendriks naar huis gestuurd. De Brabander heeft het behalen van de ringenfinale gevierd, met het nuttigen van alcohol en dat is niet toegestaan. (more…)
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Zonderland en Hambuechen conquer ‘Rocky road to Rio’

Rio de Janeiro – Epke Zonderland will face a tough job in Rio to defend his Olympic title on high bar. The way towards the Olympics wasn’t without struggle. He is not the only high bar specialist without a perfect preparation though. Fabian Hambuechen is known as Epke’s friend and rival for years now and…
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Van Gelder confident towards Rio

Den Bosch – The gymnast from Waalwijk is the oldest of the five guys that are gonna represent the Netherlands in Rio next month. Despite the fact he is 33 years old, he’s got zero Olympic experience. Still van Gelder will travel to Rio with confidence. (more…)
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