Posted on 21 September 2016
Now that Rio 2016 is in the history books, we’re changing our focus to Tokyo 2020. Now official, Men’s and Woman’s gymnastics will be based on four-member teams plus a potential maximum of two event specialists. Since the qualifying round will be a 4-up/3-count format, the four-member teams will likely consist of four all-arounders. The two “event specialists” will compete in the qualifying round to vie for Finals spots on specific events and/or the AA.
When announced back in May 2015, the new format ruffled a lot of feathers. F.I.G. Technical Committee President Steve ButcherContinue Reading...