22. April 2016  
Rio de Janeiro / BRA  
Rhythmic Gymnastics

Pre-Olympic Testevent: Rhythmic Gymnastics

In the Pre-Olympic Test Events in 2016 in the future Olympic Arena to Rio de Janeiro to the competitions in ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS (women & men) and in TRAMPOLINE GYMNASTICS now follow the qualifications of RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS. Competition days are Thursday / Friday (April 21 - 22). Twenty three individual gymnasts and seven Groups are part of the final race for Olympic berths. One thing is sure: no matter what the results, Brazil is guaranteed a place in both individual and Group competition. Also, as there rests in theory only nine places in Individual Rhythmic Gymnastics and four for Groups, the safest place to finish is in front of the Brazilians in order to be sure to be able to come back in August for the Games.
* Among the individuals, Armenia, Austria, Germany, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Romania, Slovenia and Uzbekistan all have a chance to qualify.
* In Group competition, the battle will be between Uzbekistan, Germany, Azerbaijan, Greece, Finland and South Korea, the latter having benefitted from the withdrawal of the French team late last year.

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♦♦  SCHEDULE:   (local time; + 4 hrs. = UT)
After the podium training on Wednesday
will follow the two competition days in Rio ...:

* Thursday, April 21:
-  1.00 - 7.00 pm:           Individual, qualification

* Friday, April 22:
- 11.00 am - 12.30 pm  GROUP Competition
-   4.00 pm - 6.20 pm:  >> INDIVIDUAL, All-around Final

>> Drawing of lots  >> Participation, Indiv.;  >> Participation, Groups