YANG Hakseon

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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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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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15/12/2014

Japanese gymnasts dominate Toyota International

Japan's 2014 World teams completed a near sweep of the gold medals at this past weekend's Toyota International, an apparatus finals only competition in Toyota City (JPN).

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12/12/2014

Japan’s A-teams challenge rest of the world at Toyota International

Led by five-time World champion Kohei Uchimura (JPN), Japan's top gymnasts will match against challengers from four continents at the Toyota International, Saturday and Sunday in Toyota City (JPN), halfway between Tokyo and Osaka.

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03/10/2014

Six new men’s elements accepted for evaluation

The FIG Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Technical Committee (MTC) has announced that a total of six submitted new elements have been accepted for evaluation during the 45th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning (CHN).

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02/10/2014

Nanning Worlds: Chinese men's team, Kohei Uchimura (JPN) aim to extend winning streaks

The Chinese men's team and four-time Individual All-around champion Kohei UCHIMURA (JPN) aim to continue their dynastic dominance in the men's competition at the 45th FIG World Artistic Gymnastics Championships that begin on Friday at the Guangxi Sports Center Gymnasium in Nanning (CHN).

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23/09/2014

Yuya Kamoto, Yao Jinnan lead Japan, China to gold at Asian Games

The Japanese men and Chinese women took the team titles as the Asian Games began this past weekend in Incheon (KOR).

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10/09/2014

Nanning nominative list: See who's registered for the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships!

More than 600 athletes from 74 countries have registered for the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning (CHN), according to the nominative lists published Tuesday on the FIG website.

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28/04/2014

Steingruber, Phan shine on second day of Osijek World Cup finals

Swiss standout Giulia Steingruber and Vietnam's Phan Thi Ha Thanh each captured one gold and one bronze medal as the Osijek World Challenge Cup concluded Sunday in Croatia.

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21/04/2014

Host country takes eight medals at Korea Cup

Six different Korean gymnasts combined to win a total of eight medals, the showpiece being Olympic hero Yang Hak Seon's gold on Men's Vault, at this past weekend's Korea Cup in Incheon.

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17/04/2014

Olympic champions to compete at Korea Cup

2012 Olympic gold medalists Yang Hak Seon (KOR) and Krisztian Berki (HUN) headline this weekend's Korea Cup in Incheon (KOR).

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06/10/2013

The King of Vault remains Korean!

Nothing can stop Yang Hak Seon of Korea, Olympic and world title-holding champion.

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29/01/2013

OLYMPIANS COMPETE AT FRENCH INTERNATIONAL

The drawing of lots for the first event of the 2013 World and Challenge Cup season for individual-apparatus tournaments scheduled for March 16 – 17 in La Roche sur Yon (FRA) was held at the FIG Head Office on Friday.

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05/08/2012

London Olympic Event Finals: A showcase in suspense

This London Finals were wide open, but a sure win for the gymnasts who could sustain a high difficulty level without compromising execution.

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16/10/2011

One vault too many!

Title-holder Thomas Bouhail (FRA) was aiming for a repeat performance of his victory in Rotterdam.

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24/10/2010

Men’s Vault Rotterdam World Championships

As this competition opened applause broke out for Jeffrey Wammes, the Flying Dutchman, who was the first to compete and the last across the finish line.

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