The 12 best teams from all over France gathered in Valenciennes to fight for the title of national team champions. On top of that, three Belgians competed as guests and showed us their new skills. I came, I saw, I loved it.
Back in September, I was looking forward to the things to come. Two months later, I’m looking back to see what really happened in the gymnastics world.
Now that the absolute highlight of this quad lies behind us, let's have a look at the things to come.
Like thousands of other gym fans I'd been looking forward to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for months, years even. Now that it's all over, what will stay with me?
Back in December last year, I asked what was on top of your gymnastics wish list for 2016. Seven months later, let’s take a look at the dreams that came true, the hopes that were shattered and the world of possibilities at the upcoming Olympics.
Every two years, we gymfans are twice as happy when European Championships come around, because then we also get to watch junior talents rise on the European stage. In Bern, these newbies popped out:
Chances are you’ve never heard of Noémi Makra, or her name rings a bell, but nothing particular springs to mind. This Hungarian gymnast turned senior in 2013 and is a hidden star. Whether rising or falling, that is the question.
Have no idea who's on the German team besides Seitz? Time to get to know team Germany in 100 seconds.