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.
Rope and ball qualification
Clubs and ribbon qualification
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:
Men’s team competition and qualification to all-around and apparatus finals
Women’s team competition and qualification to all-around and apparatus finals
Men’s all-around finals
Women’s all-around finals
Women’s apparatus finals in vault and uneven bars, men’s apparatus finals in floor, pommel horse and rings
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.