Although Egyptian Olympic gymnastics history dates back nearly a century, Egyptian Gymnastics Federation president Ehab Amin Esawy told International Gymnast Online that recent skill development and knowledge expansion have stimulated the country’s vigorous pursuit of berths at the 2024 Games in Paris.
A mainstay on the German team during the past Olympic cycle, Carina Kröll has negotiated a quick and triumphant transition to her new position as a leader of the Austrian team.
By winning the gold medal on vault at the recent World Challenge Cup in Osijek, Valentina Georgieva ended a five-year medal drought for Bulgarian women’s gymnastics at that level of competition. Georgieva’s positive results on vault in the Challenge Cup series could perhaps propel the momentum for the Bulgarian women’s program, which was once successful and highly respected.
Denmark’s history-making Camille Rasmussen: ‘I need to keep training purposefully and keep developing’
Danish gymnast Camille Rasmussen recently vaulted into history as the first female gymnast from her country to win a World Cup or Challenge Cup medal, a feat on which she intends to build at this summer’s European Championships in Munich and beyond.
An outlier on the Canadian gymnastics scene during the previous Olympic cycle, Denelle Pedrick seems to be just hitting her competitive stride at age 23.
After winning three of four apparatus finals at the recent Challenge Cup of Varna, French gymnast Aline Friess is resolutely enhancing her role as a worthy member of her team leading to the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
With only one previous World Cup and no prior Challenge Cup competition to his name, Croatian gymnast Mateo Žugec employed a potent combination of will and skill to win the silver medal on pommel horse at last weekend’s Challenge Cup of Varna.
Although Vahagn Davtyan of Armenia finished the 2022 World Cup series at the top of the overall standings on still rings, he sees room for improvement and thereby a practical way to reach the medal podium at the European and world championships later this year.
After top-four finishes on two apparatuses in the 2022 World Cup series overall rankings, Slovenian gymnast Lucija Hribar is committed to widening her target to the all-around finals at the European Championships and World Championships later this year.
As an artistic gymnast, Nansy Damianova reached the heights of success when she competed at the 2008 Olympic Games and later won five NCAA All-American honors as a student-athlete at the University of Utah.
Kazakhstan’s Nariman Kurbanov earned two gold medals and the overall pommel horse title at the recently concluded 2022 World Cup series, but he plans to wield his in-progress combination of risk, execution and composure for stellar results ahead.
A pommel horse finalist in three recent World Cup competitions, Matvey Petrov of Albania is gaining confidence as he strives to regain the continental title on his specialty apparatus at this summer’s European Championships in Munich.