24. October 2015
Glasgow, GBR

At these World Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2015 in Glasgow with record participation (285 gymnasts from 82 nations) the first two days are intended for the qualification rounds of women only. At each of the two days (Friday 23 / Saturday 24 October), is divided, the entire field of participants in each 6 subdivisions:
A mammoth program that runs from morning 9:15 am up to evening 11 pm for more than 14 hours on Friday, but also on Saturday, October 24.
Russia was the top team after day 1, followed by Great Britain, Italy and Japan but also Canada  took the chances to qualify for Rio de Janeiro next year.
* On Saturday  the titleholder from USA took the lead with a score of 236,611 and with a clear difference of more than 5 points in front of RUSSIA (231,437) GREAT BRITAIN (227,162) and CHINA (225,127), which was started in the earliest morning subdivision already ...!

17. October 2015

With 594 athletes representing 87 different countries - from Algeria to Vietnam - registered to compete, the 2015 46th Men's Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Glasgow from October 23 to November 01 breaks all previous records in terms of participation.
During the competition, other records stand to fall as well. The uncontested king of Gymnastics since 2009, Kohei Uchimura will seek to extend his incredible winning streak in Glasgow. The 26-year-old from Japan, already owner 16 World and five Olympic medals, has won the last five consecutive World All-around titles, in addition to the Olympic gold in 2012.
May be that titleholder Simone Biles (USA) can realize the all-around hat-trick ...?!