What's Happening in Men's Gymnastics
What's Happening in Men's Gymnastics (January 4)
Happenings from around the world of gymnastics for Week 1 of January 2024.
Photo: Kensley Behel
A. NCAA Season Begins This Week
The 2024 NCAA season kicks off this weekend with two meets: Penn State vs. Army and Michigan vs. Greenville and Simpson. A full schedule with video and live score links can be found here. The CGA has also released their rankings with Stanford topping the standings. Michigan also garnered one #1 vote.
B. Brody Malone Engaged
2022 World Champion, Brody Malone, is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Serena Ortiz.
C. Ukraine Updates
Illia Kovtun was awarded Ukraine’s Athlete of the Year. His coach, Iryna Gorbacheva was also named coach of the year.
Igor Radivilov, Oleg Verniaiev, Illia Kovtun, and Radomy Stelmakh signed letters of appeal to the President of France
D. Philippines National Championships
At the end of 2023, the Philippines held their national championships. World Champion, Carlos Yulo did not participate.
E. Milad Karimi Wins Award
Milad Karimi was awarded Athlete of the year in Kazakhstan.
F. Swiss National Team Announced
The Swiss have announced their national teams with Christian Baumann (TV Lenzburg), Luca Giubellini (STV Eien-Kleindöttingen), Florian Langenegger (STV Schlossrued), Noe Seifert (Oftringen Kutu Satus ORO), and Taha Serhani (TV Hegi) making up the A team.
F. Misha Koudinov Out for a whole year
New Zealand's Misha Koudinov will miss this Olympic Cycle with an injury. As the top all-arounder in Oceania, this provides a huge opportunity for other athletes in Australia and New Zealand like Clay Mason Stephens (AUS), James Hardy (AUS), Heath Thorpe (AUS), and Ethan Dick (NZL).
G. Yul Moldauer Interview
Fancast did an interview with Yul Moldauer on his career and post-retirement plans!
Article by: Kensley Behel
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