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  • Writer's pictureKensley Behel

What's Happening in Men's Gymnastics (September 19)

A. Paris World Cup


The Paris World Cup took place September 16 - 17. It was the last World Cup competition before the 2023 World Gymnastics Championships.


Jake Jarman added a new skill to the code of points with a 3.5 twisting double layout!

Italy's Salvatore Maresca, proposed to his girlfriend!

Results


The floor final was riveting with Hiramatsu Koga from Japan beat home athlete, Benjamin Osberger by .05. Osberger and Britain's Luke Whitehouse tied, but Osberger won the tie break for having a higher E score. Jake Jarman was the lead gymnast after qualifications but an error in the final dropped his difficulty score and he finished in fourth.


Great Britain came away with half of the gold medals. Max Whitlock resumed his normal spot atop the pommel horse podium in his first international competition since the Tokyo Olympics and Harry Hepworth took gold on vault.

Photo: Paris World Cup stream.

Courtney Tulloch tied for gold with Italy's Salvatore Maresca. Germany's Lukas Dauser, and Taiwan's Tang Chia-Hung took the parallel bar and high bar golds respectively.


Full results can be found here.




B. Yul Moldauer Interview

We sat down with Yul Moldauer before he heads to the 2023 World Gymnastics Championships! He shared what happened at the National Championships and his plans for the future!



C. Hungarian National Championships

Hungary held their Team and All-around competition on September 16th.


AA. Results


  1. Krisztofer Meszaros - 84.900

  2. Benedek Tomcsanyi - 81.900

  3. Botond Molnar - 80.400

Full results can be found here.


D. Norway/Türkiye/Romania/Swiss Friendly


Norway, Türkiye, Romania, and Switzerland competed in a friendly team competition in Magglingen, Switzerland on September 16th.


Switzerland sent a very competitive team and won the competition with a 248.100.


Full results can be found here.




E. Olympic Champion, Arthur Dalaloyan says Russian Athletes "Do not pose a threat."


According to Gymnovosti, "Artur Dalaloyan believes that banning Russian flag and anthem at international competitions is excessive because, he claims, “we’re not a threat to the other [athletes]”


Link to full article here.


Article by: Kensley Behel

 

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