2006 World Champion, Pang Panpan, sat on the sidelines helping her athletes prepare for the competition. As the coach for team Hebei her responsibilities include doing athlete makeup, gelling hair, and shouting encouragements from the sidelines. Pang loved the sport so much that she wanted to contribute in other meaningful ways upon her retirement asContinue reading “The Other Side of the Athlete: Pang Panpan, Deng Linlin, and Yang Yilin”
Thank you to Choa Choi and Monica Kwon for their contributions! Women: Kim Seojin: Lee Dayoung Lee Eunju Lee Yunseo Shin Solyi Yeo Seojeong Men: Kim Hansol Lee Junho Ryu Sunghyun
Thank you to Julian Chiao and Monica Kwon for their contributions! Women: Wei Xiaoyuan Tang Xijing Luo Rui Wu Ran Sun Xinyi Zhang Jin Men: Lin Chaopan Lan Xingyu Shi Cong Yang Jiaxing Hu Xuwei
Winter Cup, the kickstart to the elite gymnastics season presents the opportunity for gymnasts to get back into the swing of competition. The meet is generally a safe space to try out new skills and routines. Not only is this one of the first elite meets of the year, but it’s also one of theContinue reading “3 Things to Look Out for at 2022 Winter Cup”
A dramatic finish ensued in Xi’an with the reigning National team Champions, Guangdong, reclaiming the title. The team of Bi Qingqing, Liu Tingting, Luo Rui, Ou Yushan, Sun Xinyi, and Wu Ran finished comfortably ahead of the second place team, Anhui. In third, Beijing made a last minute comeback in the final rotation to edgeContinue reading “Chinese National Games Women’s Team Final Recap”
Chinese National Games, a quadrennial meet that is considered the most important domestic competition in China, is winding up this week with gymnasts all over China representing their respective provinces. Among the most anticipated comebacks we’ll see at National Games this year is Li Shijia, who is coming back from a knee injury that tookContinue reading “Li Shijia Makes Comeback at National Games”
Men: Kim Hansol Ryu Sunghyun Shin Jeahwan Yang Hakseon Lee Junho Women: Yeo Seojeong Lee Yunseo Thank you to Monica Kwon for her contributions!
After the first day of podium training at the Olympic Games, Team China had the opportunity to talk to the press for quick thoughts following training: Tang Xijing: I basically the same feeling as training at home, here [the vault] is just a little firmer. At home no matter how many times I did thisContinue reading “Chinese Women Confident After Podium Training”
Men: Yu Chao-Wei Tang Chia-Hung Shiao Yu-Jan Lee Chih-Kai Hung Yuan Hsi Women: Ting Hua Tien Thank you so much to Julian Chiao for his contributions!
After suffering a knee injury on vault at the first Olympic Trials selection camp, Li Shijia returned to Sichuan, her home province, for recovery. Upon arrival she was diagnosed with an acute bone injury. Although not too serious, it has caused her to withdraw from Olympic contention. According to the video, Li Shijia was addedContinue reading “Li Shijia Early July Knee Injury Update”