Youth Olympic Games 2014 (Nanjing, China)

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Date & Time

Sat 16 August 2014 - Thu 28 August 2014
All Day

The 2014 Youth Olympic Games take place in Nanjing, China,16-28 August 2014. The Gymnastics Competition at the Games will feature the disciplines of Artistic Men & Women, Rhythmic Gymnastics and Trampoline.

3 South African Gymnasts have qualified to take part at the Games:

Mammule Rankoe (GAU) – Artistic Women

Muhammed Khaalid Mia (GAU) – Artistic Men

Shannon Gardiner (GAU) – Rhythmic Gymnastics

 

Qualifying Criteria:

Spots in Africa are allocated for only 4 Women’s Artistic Gymnasts, 4 Men’s Artistic Gymnasts and 3 Rhythmic Gymnasts. These gymnasts need to fall within a specific age category to qualify, namely:

  • Men Artistic gymnastics: 16 – 17 years (born between 01.01.1997 and 31.12.1998)
  • Women Artistic gymnastics: 15 years (born between 01.01.1999 and 31.12.1999)
  • Rhythmic gymnastics: 15 years (born between 01.01.1999 and 31.12.1999)
  • Trampoline gymnastics: 16 – 17 years (born between 01.01.1997 and 31.12.1998)

*No South African Trampoline gymnast attained the qualifying criteria.

The Official Event website is http://www.nanjing2014.org/en/