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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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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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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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Chusovitina on to her 7th Olympics?

Glasgow - After the first subdivision Oksana Chusovitina is ranked third in the all around with 52,998. Is she on her way to her seventh Olympic Games? The all around is not really Chuso's thing. She excells on vault. "In the bundesliga I also competed all around. It is not that hard, I focus on…
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Nieuwe elementen en elementen op naam in Glasgow

TILBURG - Tijdens het Wereld Kampioenschap dat deze week start zullen verschillende gymnasten weer een eigen element op hun naam proberen te krijgen, maar hoe zit dat eigenlijk met alle regels omtrent het indienen van nieuwe elementen, wie heeft de meeste elementen op zijn naam en hoeveel Nederlanders hebben een eigen element? Wie probeert er dit…
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Amount of elements may be reduced

GOLD COAST – The amount of elements that have to be in a men's gymnastics floorroutine will possibly be lowered from ten to eight, the President of the FIG Men's Technical Committee comfirmed. (more…)
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New Season, new chances

ROTTERDAM – There are times a club simply does not fit anymore with the wishes of a gymnast. Choices of school, moving houses, or a click with the trainers can all be reasons for a gymnast to find another club to join. This can also be the case for big names, like Olympic Champion Gaby…
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HAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TEAMNL IN BAKU

AMSTERDAM – Tonight the Dutch crew of gymnasts, health care professionals, coaches and judges is leaving for Baku for the first European Games ever. Time for IntoGymnastics to write a preview. (more…)
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Vedette Daniele Hypólito is looking forward to Olympic Games in own country

GENT – Fourteen years ago, Renske Endel managed to earn the first ever Worlds medal for the Netherlands. This happened during the uneven bars final at the World Championships in 2001 in Gent. Brazilian Daniele Hypolito also wrote history for her country during those World Championships, by earning the silver medal on the floor exercise.…
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Done with examination stress for Dutch gymnasts

Rotterdam – The past few weeks some of the Dutch National gymnasts focussed on taking their exams in high school. The last examinations were taken today. We spoke with some of the gymnasts to see how they feel about their results and what they are planning for the future, especially with next years Olympics in…
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