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USAG Announces Women's Team For 2014 World Championships

USA Gymnastics has announced the women’s team for the 2014 World Championships. The gymnasts are currently at the Worlds Selection Training Camp in Huntsville, Texas and they will head to Nanning, China after the camp ends. The Championships will run from October 3 to October 12, 2014.  The gymnasts that will represent the United States in Nanning are: Alyssa Baumann This will be Baumann’s first World Championships. She placed fourth on vault and in all-around at this year’s P&G Championships with a combined scored of 11...

Top Moments From Worlds 2013

Top Moments From Worlds 2013

Keri Monstrola

September 17, 2014, 4:00am

With the 2014 World Championships quickly approaching, let's take a look back at the top moments from last year's competition. The 2013 World Championships were held in Antwerp, Belgium and were only individual medals were given.   1. McKayla Maroney Earns the Worlds Vault Title After a "not impressed" vault performance during vault finals at the 2012 Olympics, McKayla Maroney had a chance to redeem herself on the world stage. Maroney did not disappoint this time and she performed two beautiful vaults to bring home the gold medal. Th...

Yao Jinnan- Battling Fears For Gold Medal Contention

On February 8, 1995, one of China’s most prestigious elite gymnasts was born.    Early Career   Yao Jinnan broke into the elite world of competitive gymnastics with a successful debut in 2010 when she earned a spot on the Chinese National Team. She made a quick impact on the competition floor by placing second in the all-around and on balance beam at the Chinese National Championships, earning the opportunity to represent China at the 2011 World Championships. At worlds, Jinnan performed four consistent routines that were ...

Marcel Nguyen Suffers A Bitter Blow

The German men’s national gymnastics team suffered a devastating blow on Saturday due to the injury of a competitor who was expected to be an integral contributor to their lineups at the 2014 World Championships. Marcel Nguyen was training his layout double-double dismount off the still rings, when he landed and tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.    Nguyen is expected to undergo surgery as soon as possible, forcing him to relinquish his position in representing his country at the championships next month.&nb...

Uchimura's Mother Back in Action

Shuko Uchimura, mother of five time World All-Around Champion and 2012 Olympic Champion, Kohei Uchimura, competed in a two-part All Japan Senior Championship September 14th weekend.    It was her first return after 30 years and she wanted to tell people that "you can enjoy it [gymnastics] as a lifelong sport."  Haruhi Uchimura, Kohei’s sister also competed in the competition. Haruhi is an international elite and is ranked 14th in Japan,  The sport clearly runs in the family and Shuko, as well as being in great sh...

Key to UF and Other Top Commits

Catch Up on the Latest NCAA Commits With the start of a new NCAA season, college coaches around the country will continue to recruit and have many unofficial and official visits throughout the year. Below are the most recent verbal commitments from the nation's top recruits to the top 15 NCAA gymnastics programs. We will continue to update this page throughout the year.  Update 9/15 Bailie Key to Florida 2017-2018. Read more here.  Wynter Childers to Alabama 2016-2017 Childers is a level 10 gymnast from Spearfish Gymnas...

Romanian Delegation Change for the 2014 World Championships

Octavian Bellu and Mariana Bitang have announced that they are no longer the Olympic team coaches for the Romanian Women’s Gymnastics program and that they will not accompany the Romanian delegation to the World Championships in China, according to Agerpres.    Bellu and Bitang resigned from Romanian Olympic Committee on May 30, after Bellu lost the elections for the Presidency of the Olympic team. Bellu declared that his decision was not out of anger, dispute, or offense to anyone, but simply a decision that was made by them. ...

British Gymnastics Officially Announces Worlds Team

British Gymnastics announced the men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics teams selected to represent Great Britain at the 2014 World Championships that will be held in Nanning, China from October 3-12.    Leading the British men’s team is 2014 all-around British, Commonwealth, and European Champion Max Whitlock. Whitlock's English Commonwealth gold medal teammates Nile Wilson and Kristian Thomas are also on the team. Commonwealth p-bars champion for Scotland Daniel Purvis also takes a spot, as does his teamm...

NCAA Schedule Preview

NCAA Schedule Preview

Keri Monstrola

September 14, 2014, 4:00am

With college gymnastics teams starting official practice, the season is just around the corner. Let's take a look at the schedules of some of the top teams! Stay tuned to gymnastike for more updates as more schedules are released.Let us know what meets you are most looking forward to! Schedule Highlights:  Update: 9-16-14 UCLA releases tentative schedule (times and dates may change based on TV schedule). The Bruins have a very interesting schedule this year! The Bruins will face only one Big 10 team, 1 SEC team and only 1 team from the Su...

Bailie Key Commits to Florida

Junior National Team member Bailie Key has committed to the University of Florida. She posted the news along with a picture below to her instagram. The caption reads "I am so excited to say that I have verbally committed to the University of Florida! Go gators!" Key boasts an impressive list of elite accomplishments both nationally and internationally. She was the 2013 junior National Champion and represented USA in seven international meets. Out of these seven meets, she claimed six all-around gold medals, the most recent of which was the Paci...

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