World Championships


The 5 Most Talked About Things at the Doha World Championships (So Far)

We’re right in the middle of the 48th FIG Artistic World Championships, which are being held in Doha, Qatar all this week until Saturday 3rd November. So far we’ve seen the qualifications and the team finals. Maybe you’ve been following along on Twitter and livestreams, or maybe you’ve missed the action so far due to work or school? Either way there’s still plenty left to see! Read on to find out what’s got the gymnastics community talking so far, plus how to catch the rest of the week’s competitions… Simone... Read More



Qualifications are over. What happened? What’s next? Here’s the low-down:   End of an Era One of the biggest stories of this championships is that neither of the reigning World All Around Champions will be competing to keep their titles this year. On the women’s side, Simone Biles took a break from training following her Olympic success last year, so has not entered this competition. On the men’s side I am sorry to report that “King” Kohei Uchimura damaged his left ankle on his Vault landing during qualifications, stirring an... Read More


World’s 2017: Meet the Team

The 47th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships started yesterday (2nd October) with the Men’s qualifying rounds, and run all this week until the Sunday 8th October. Today is the final round of Men’s qualifying competition, then the Women’s qualifying rounds. There is no team competition the year after an Olympic Games so our gymnasts are vying for places in the individual all around and individual apparatus finals. At the end of today we will be able to confirm* which gymnasts have made which finals, and therefore a chance to medal. Get... Read More

Everything You Need To Know: Worlds 2015 Edition PART 2

This is Part 2 of my blog about the World Gymnastics Championships. Check out Part 1 to find out why this World Championships is so important and take a look at the ten-day competition schedule highlighting the most important parts of each day.   Meet The Team!   MAG   WAG     Max Whitlock Nile Wilson Brinn Bevan Kristian Thomas Louis Smith MBE Daniel Purvis     Rebecca Downie Ellie Downie Claudia Fragapane Amy Tinkler Ruby Harrold Kelly Simm    It was a privilege to train and compete alongside... Read More

Everything You Need To Know: Worlds 2015 Edition – PART 1

It’s finally here!  The 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships will commence THIS WEEKEND in Glasgow, Scotland. The event will be held at the SSE Hydro Arena and will feature a strong team of gymnasts from both our Men’s (MAG) and Women’s (WAG) Artistic squads of Great Britain. I’ve thrown in some helpful information about following all our British competitors, but this blog focuses mainly on Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG). I’ve been looking forward to this event for a long time. It’s not only a chance for gymnasts from all over... Read More