Follow the European Youth Olympic Festival and Junior Rhythmic World Championships - British Gymnastics

Follow the European Youth Olympic Festival and Junior Rhythmic World Championships

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This weekend sees the 2019 Junior Rhythmic World Championships (19th-21st July) get underway in Moscow, Russia, before our junior artistic gymnasts compete next week at the European Youth Olympic Festival (23rd-27th July) in Baku, Azerbaijan.

At the rhythmic world’s, Elizabeth Popova from Llanelli Rhythmic Academy and Saffron Severn from Rhythmic Excellence in London will be competing for GB, and will be going head-to-head with the future stars of the sport. Below is the schedule for each day. The finals will be livestreamed on the FIG’s YouTube channel. You can also find all other competition information, including results as they happen on the official website

19th July
Rope and ball qualification

20th July
Clubs and ribbon qualification

21st July
Rope, ball, clubs and ribbon finals

Our junior artistic gymnasts will begin their competition at the European Youth Olympic Festival on 23rd July.

The festival will see around 2,500 athletes from 10 different sports and 48 European nations come together. The 44 athletes representing Team GB will include six junior artistic gymnasts; Annie Young, Halle Hilton, Ondine Achampong, Luke Whitehouse, Raekwon Baptiste and Sam Mostowfi.

Here’s the schedule for the five days of competition:

23rd July
Men’s team competition and qualification to all-around and apparatus finals

24th July
Women’s team competition and qualification to all-around and apparatus finals

25th July
Men’s all-around finals

25th July
Women’s all-around finals

26th July
Women’s apparatus finals in vault and uneven bars, men’s apparatus finals in floor, pommel horse and rings

27th July
Women’s apparatus finals in balance beam and floor, men’s apparatus finals in vault, parallel bars and high bar

Good luck to all of our gymnasts and coaches at both events.

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