Category Archives: Olympische Spelen RIO

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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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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