If you need a refresher of who is on each country's Olympic team, the full list is HERE My preview of individual apparatus contenders is HERE The "Big 3" This quad (or maybe even starting in 2016) has seen the rise of a "big 3" in men's gymnastics, with Russia, China and Japan winning all … Continue reading 2021 Olympics- Team Preview and Comparing D Scores
Floor The big hope for floor this year is that reigning World Champion Carlos Yulo will bring home the first ever Olympic gold medal for the Philippines. Though reports indicate a hip injury will prevent him from competing the triple back upgrade he had planned, based on his podium training it appears that he will … Continue reading 2021 Olympics- Individual Apparatus Preview
https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/ezyjjc/Magnastics_episode_11.mp3 Download link HERE The MAGnastics podcast is now also availible on all major podcasting services including spotify, stitcher and apple podcasts! If you enjoy our podcast and want to support it and the website, you can subscribe to the MAGnastics Patreon- https://www.patreon.com/magnastics In episode 11 we discuss all the recent World Cup competitions, including the … Continue reading Podcast Episode 11- World Cups, Nationals, Olympic Qualifiers and 2021 Olympic Preview!
So... there's a lot to unpack here. Russia originally named their 4 person team as Nikita Nagornyy, David Belyavskiy, Artur Dalaloyan and Alexander Kartsev, with their two individual spots going to Denis Ablyazin and Vladislav Polyshov. All absolutely fine and expected. The main concern was Artur- he ruptured his Achilles tendon in April and competed … Continue reading Russia’s 2021 Olympic Team (AKA What The Hell is Going On???)
Now that every gymnast is qualified and all the teams have been selected, it's time to have a look at the numbers of who's attending the 2021 Olympics! I've already written about which of the 2016 Olympic medalists are returning in Tokyo but here's a look at some of the other statistics! Previous Olympics For … Continue reading 2021 MAG Olympians by the Numbers
With the Tokyo Olympics looming around the corner and almost all of our 2021 Olympians qualified or selected, I thought it would be fun to look back at the 2016 Rio Olympics and see which medalists will be returning to the Olympics this year! All Around Medalists Incredibly, we already know for certain that none … Continue reading Reigning 2016 Olympic Medalists- How Many Will Be In Tokyo?
https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/u87u6m/Magnastics_Episode_10bu6sz.mp3 Download link HERE The MAGnastics podcast is now also availible on all major podcasting services including spotify, stitcher and apple podcasts! If you enjoy our podcast and want to support it and the website, you can subscribe to the MAGnastics Patreon- https://www.patreon.com/magnastics In episode 10 we discuss the 2021 Continental Championships and the Olympic spots … Continue reading Podcast Episode 10- Continental Championships, USA Nationals and Japan’s Olympic Team!
Every year, the NHK Trophy is used to allocate two automatic berths to that year's World Championships or Olympic Games to the gymnasts who rank highest in the AA when scores are combined with All Japan Championships. With this being not only an Olympic year, but the year of Japan's home Olympics, a lot was … Continue reading The Japan Situation 2021- NHK Trophy & What Happens Next?
It's that time of year when Olympic team selections are underway and we're all specculating about who's going to make it. One of the most intrquing team situations is, as usual, Japan, with their extensive depth and complicated selection proceedures. So here's what's happening: All Japan National Championships took place in April, and was absolutely … Continue reading The Japan Situation 2021: What’s at Stake for NHK Trophy?
Though originally supposed to be held in March to secure Olympic spots before Continental Championships begun, with the postponement Doha will now be the final event to contribute towards Olympic Qualification in June. There's still the possibility that the event could be cancelled altogether, but if not there's a lot of different things that could … Continue reading Doha 2021 and Olympic Qualifying Possibilities