15. November 2012  
Putian, China  
Artistic Gymnastics


The 5th Asian Championships in Artistic Gymnastics 2012 took place from Nov 7 to 15 at the sports center in Putian, a prefecture-level city in East China's Fujian province. The event, organized by Asian Gymnastics Union (AGU), the Gymnastics Management Center of China General Administration of Sport and the Putian government, was expected to attract about 140 athletes from 15 to 20 countries and regions across Asia. 

At the end Chinese gymnasts claimed ten Gold, six Silver and four Bronze medals and prevailed in both the Men’s and Women’s Team and All-around competitions and claimed three event titles for each gender, followed by the Peoples Republik of Korea (PRK) and Japan ...

Gold for Chinese Men's Team - mist successfully nation
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Asian Gymnastics Championships in 2012
emblem, mascot activities started in June of this year.
Mascot Sweet Tin “Putian” four famous fruit “lychee design elements.
Dressed in azure seawater pattern vest,
a symbol of the west side of the splendid culture;
the facial give Puxian drama mask, smiling into the sky, not only presents a rich Putian show light and graceful gymnast posture .

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2012 Nov 11 MAG Competition I (also Team & All-Around)
2012 Nov 12 WAG Competition I (also Team & All-Around)
2012 Nov 13 Individual Apparatus Final (Day I)
2012 Nov 14 Individual Apparatus Final (Day II)
Though beaten by team-mate Zeng Siqi and Korea’s Sung Jihye in the All-around, Shang prevailed on Balance Beam and Floor, making her the most decorated female gymnast of the event.
Second most successful country was the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (PRK), whose Gymnastics Association was reinstated this October after a two year ban.
North Korean Ri Se Gwang claimed Gold on Still Rings and Vault and led the Men’s Team to Bronze.
The PRK Women’s team ranked second, while 2008 Olympic Champion Hong Un Jong won Silver on Vault, followed in third place by team-mate Ri Un Ha.
Kim Un Hyang added another Silver on Balance Beam to North Korea’s record at their first international competition after the ban.
With seven medals in total, out of which one Gold for first year Senior Kenzo Shirai, Japan ranked third in the overall medal table.