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Korean rhythmic gymnastics star Son Yeon Jae revealed on Monday that she has begun undertaking a rigorous training program in Brazil in preparation for the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.
FIG, the governing body of all the international gymnastics disciplines, has supported the decision of the International Olympic Committee to refuse imposing a total ban on the Russian athletes at the 2016 Olympic Games, the FIG press service said on Monday.
With less than a month to go before the Summer Olympic Games kick off in Rio this August, the GB team officially announced the athletes that will represent Great Britain in the three Olympic gymnastics disciplines.
The Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics team has shocked the audiences after beating the Russian team at the FIG World Cup in Kazan last weekend.
The USA selection team has carefully picked the athletes that will compete for the USA in the men’s artistic competition in Rio.
Two-time Russian National All-around medalist Dina Averina clinched the all-around title with a breathtaking performance at the Berlin Masters Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup on Saturday.
20-year old American artistic gymnast Gabby Douglas missed out the podium at the U.S. Championships this weekend, but that will not stop her from trying to achieve a historic feat in Rio – to be the first-ever female gymnast to win two consecutive Olympic All-around titles.