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Alice Kinsella wins balance beam gold

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Alice Kinsella wins balance beam gold

European Gymnastics Championships: Alice Kinsella wins balance beam gold Great Britain's Alice Kinsella has won balance beam gold at the European Championships in Poland. The 18-year-old scored 13.566 to beat the new European all-around champion Melanie dos Santos by 0.1 marks in Szczecin. It is Kinsella's second success on the beam after she took Commonwealth Games gold in 2018. Kinsella's medal took Britain's tally at the championships to two golds, one silver and one bronze. Max Whitlock won the first gold in Saturday's pommel final, and Ellie Downie followed up Friday's all-around silver with vault bronze. Kinsella said: "It's been a rollercoaster...

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Do elite gymnastics competitions need to be more fun?

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Do elite gymnastics competitions need to be more fun?

There's an old saying - if it ain't broke, don't fix it. However, after the viral success of Katelyn Ohashi's 'Perfect 10' routineearlier this year, does gymnastics - at the top level, at least - need to be more fun? World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn evidently thinks so - and his 'Superstars of Gymnastics' format launched at London's 02 on Saturday. But how did it play out? Flossing, funky chicken and a golden buzzer - gimmick or great fun? Marcel Nyugen, the 2012 Olympic all-around silver medallist, flossed on the parallel bars Hearn signed up some of the sport's biggest names...

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Celebrating the British Championship Volunteers

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Celebrating the British Championship Volunteers

The Gymnastics British Championships kicks off at the M&S Bank Arena this Thursday and we will have an amazing network of volunteers on hand to support the event and give those of you travelling to Liverpool the best possible experience. Sarah Jefferey from Prestatyn, North Wales, has been volunteering with us for the past four years and is back this year for her second British Championships. Gymnastics is a big part of Sarah’s life and she enjoys working in the sport at all levels. “I started out with artistic gymnastics when I was six years-old up until the age of...

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2019 Gymnastics World Cup: BBC TV & online coverage times

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2019 Gymnastics World Cup: BBC TV & online coverage times

Watch the 2019 Gymnastics World Cup on BBC One and the BBC Red Button, Saturday, 23 March. Matt Baker presents live coverage from Birmingham's Resorts World Arena as the world's best gymnasts bid for individual and team glory. Former European all-around champion Ellie Downie will lead Great Britain's hopes in the women's event, while British champion Brinn Bevan will be aiming for success in the men's competition. Triple Commonwealth Games champion Nile Wilson will miss the competition following surgery for an ongoing neck issue, and has been replaced by Birmingham's Joe Fraser. "It's going to be a completely new experience for me...

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Results of the 2019 1st Italian Serie A Men's

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Results of the 2019 1st Italian Serie A Men's

The 2019 1st Italian Serie A was held on February 23 in Busto Arsizio, Italy. Serie A1 Team Final Results Rank Team FX PH SR VT PB HB Total 1 SALERNO 26.900 26.700 27.250 28.300 27.550 25.400 162.100 Nicola Bartolini 14.050 13.400 13.350 14.450 13.850 12.450 Tommaso de Vecchis 12.200 13.300 —— —— 13.700 12.950 Gianmarco di Cerbo 12.850 —— 12.700 13.850 —— —— Salvatore Maresca —— —— 13.900 13.450 12.700 12.400 Carlo Salsedo —— 12.500 —— —— —— —— 2 CIVITAVECCHIA 27.650 22.400 27.900 28.650 26.700 25.200 158.500 Marco Lodadio 14.150 —— 14.400 14.600 13.700 —— Davide Mazzelli ——...

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