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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 delay presents champion Petrounias with priceless opportunity

    Olympic rings champion Eleftherios Petrounias was fully focused on defending his title in Tokyo this year but, having had major shoulder reconstruction in late-2018, he is confident the extra 12 months he now has to prepare for the Games is bad news for his rivals. 
    09 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Gymnastics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Takeru Kitazono: A star is born

    The winner of five individual gold medals and a team silver, Japanese artistic gymnast Takeru Kitazono was one of the undoubted stars of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    22 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Japan, Gymnastics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    King Kitazono makes it five, women’s golds for Villa and Tang

    Japanese sensation Takeru Kitazono won his fourth and fifth golds at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Monday 15 October to become the most decorated artistic gymnast in YOG history.
    15 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Artistic Gymnastics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Kitazono seals an artistic gymnastics hat-trick and Briones recovers to win gold

    Japan's Takeru Kitazono won his third artistic gymnastics title of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 before USA’s Brendon Briones crowned a lengthy recovery from injury by claiming the vault title on Sunday 14 October.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Gymnastics, Artistic Gymnastics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Villa, Kitazono, and Naidin add to gymnastic medal hauls

    The winners of the individual all-around competitions, Japan’s Takeru Kitazono and Italy’s Giorgia Villa, double their golden tally at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 in the artistic gymnastics apparatus finals on Saturday 13 October. The Italian emerged victorious on the vault, the Japanese on the floor.
    13 Oct 2018 | Buenos Aires 2018, Gymnastics, Artistic Gymnastics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Lange comes on in leaps and bounds

    Inexperienced South African blown away to be a member of gold medal-winning team led by Daria Trubnikova (RUS) and Xinyi Fan (CHN)
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Gymnastics, South Africa
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    ‘The new Uchimura’ steps out of the shadows

    Few athletes at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 are generating quite as much expectation as 15-year-old Japanese gymnast Takeru Kitazono, who has been compared in his home country to the great Kohei Uchimura. 
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Artistic Gymnastics, Japan
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