DRAGULESCU Marian

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09/10/2017

Five new champions as Montreal Worlds draw to a close

Before the curtain came down on the Montreal Worlds Sunday, the second day of apparatus finals saw four new World champions emerge for the first time

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03/10/2017

A throne for the taking in the Men's All-around

Kohei Uchimura’s injury in qualifications Monday upended expectations for finals at the World Championships in Montreal. A young generation of gymnasts will get the opportunity to storm the podiums in the individual All-around and apparatus finals, challenging the top qualifiers on each apparatus, almost all of whom are already Olympic or World champions.

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28/09/2017

A line-up of champions heads to Montreal

Among the athletes competing at the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics Worlds in Montreal figure almost thirty who have already earned at least one individual Olympic medal or an individual World title. Find out who they are here.

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19/09/2017

En route for Montreal Worlds, stars of Gymnastics light up Internationaux de France

Though ten gymnasts representing 10 different nations -- Olympic champions, Olympians and shining newcomers among them -- left with titles in their pockets, the biggest ovation of the weekend was reserved for France’s own Samir Aït Saïd.

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13/09/2017

Looking toward the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal

As the Olympic Stadium in Montreal prepares to welcome the 2017 World Championships from 2-8 October, Wednesday, 13 September marked an important moment for the athletes as the day the draw that determines the starting order for the competition was held.

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11/09/2017

Diversity in Szombathely as newcomers, veterans take gold

Japan’s rising young generation scooped up three titles and five medals in Men’s Gymnastics while women from four different nations took gold at the Szombathely World Challenge Cup in Hungary this past weekend.

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28/04/2017

FIG President praises Cuban gymnasts in Havana

After attending the Artistic Gymnastics European Championships in Romania, FIG President Morinari Watanabe flew this week to Havana to meet young Cuban gymnasts, like Olympian Manrique Larduet, who embody the outstanding performances by the island on the international stage.

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15/08/2016

Beaming Wevers ends 88 year wait for Dutch women's Olympic gold

2015 World silver medallist Sanne Wevers spun her way to gold in the Balance Beam, earning the Dutch women their first Olympic medal since their team title in 1928, the year Women’s Gymnastics became an Olympic sport.

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17/04/2016

Germany, Ukraine, Netherlands and France grab final men's team berths to Rio Olympic Games

Germany, Ukraine, the Netherlands and France secured the last team berths to the Olympic Games in Men’s Artistic Gymnastics on the first day of the Rio Test Event Saturday in the Olympic arena.

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14/04/2016

Final places for the 2016 Olympic Games in play at the Test Event April 16-22 in Rio

The Olympic Test Event in Gymnastics, to be held April 16-22 at the Rio Olympic Arena, is the second and final chance for gymnasts and nations that did not qualify at the 2015 World Championships to punch their tickets for August's Summer Games.

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17/03/2016

Olympic Test Event: With one month to go, gymnasts ready for the big Olympic dress rehearsal

The list of gymnasts expected to compete at the Olympic Test Event, the second and final qualification round for August’s Summer Olympic Games, has been published.

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16/11/2015

After silver surprise in Glasgow, the sky's the limit for Marian Dragulescu

"I invented this in 1999, and for five or six years, I was the only one to do it. It's interesting, because I'm still here. I'm still competing. This is the most beautiful thing," Dragulescu said.

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06/11/2015

Quotables: Other gymnasts on Kohei Uchimura

He's been called Superman, the king, and the best male gymnast who ever lived, all by his adoring...competitors.

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02/11/2015

Golden record: Simone Biles marks medal milestone as Glasgow World Championships end

Simone Biles and Kohei Uchimura each marked the 10th World gold medal of their careers Sunday in Glasgow.

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25/10/2015

Skills and strategies: six things that make a difference in Men's Gymnastics

While there are dozens of elements in the code of points, here are six that could make a difference in the men's competition in Glasgow.

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21/10/2015

Glasgow 2015: Eight things to know about the Men’s competition at Worlds

Eight of the biggest storylines developing around the Men's competition at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships.

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17/01/2015

Saturday special: 5 Gymnastics videos you should be watching right now

A weekly roundup of the most intriguing and newsworthy gymnastics videos on the 'net.

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15/10/2011

Ultra-tight Final!

With Marian Dragulescu (ROU), an older gymnasts still full of aspiration, having withdrawn from this event and title holding Kosmidis of Greece having failed to qualify, the Men’s Floor Final was a breeding ground for surprise.

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17/10/2009

Men’s Vault

Olympic Bronze medallist and top qualifier Anton Golotsutskov (RUS) wowed the crowd with two excellent vaults (16.287).

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17/10/2009

China is back! Dragulescu as well!

Zou Kai (CHN) raised the bar for this Final, confirming his qualifying score of 15.675.

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