Tokyo Olympic Qualifiers in numbers: Lee Yun Seo

Method of qualification: All-Around qualification at 2019 World Championships Top scores from quad Average score from quad Vault 13.450 12.831 Uneven bars 14.433 13.417 Balance beam 13.133 11.707 Floor 13.300 12.471 All-Around 53.000 – All-around score using the top score from each event: 54.316 All-around score using the average score from each event: 50.426 IndividualContinue reading “Tokyo Olympic Qualifiers in numbers: Lee Yun Seo”

Tokyo Olympic Qualifiers in numbers: Georgia Godwin

Method of qualification: All-Around qualification at 2019 World Championships Top scores from quad Average score from quad Vault (first vault) 13.866 13.541 Vault (average of two vaults) 13.650 13.491 Uneven bars 13.800 13.258 Balance beam 13.366 12.720 Floor 13.433 12.696 All-Around 53.832 – All-around score using the top score from each event: 54.465 All-around scoreContinue reading “Tokyo Olympic Qualifiers in numbers: Georgia Godwin”

Tokyo Olympic Qualifiers in numbers: Flavia Saraiva

Method of qualification: All-Around qualification at 2019 World Championships Top scores from quad Average score from quad Vault 14.600 14.258 Uneven bars 13.950 12.958 Balance beam 14.667 13.227 Floor 14.233 13.744 All-Around 55.732 – All-around score using the top score from each event: 57.450 All-around score using the average score from each event: 54.187 IndividualContinue reading “Tokyo Olympic Qualifiers in numbers: Flavia Saraiva”

Don’t forget about the reference judges: the theory

One aspect of judging we don’t really see when watching gymnastics competitions is the role of the execution reference judges, or R-judges. Most scores we see follow a standard rule (ending in .000, .033 or .066) but sometimes we see a score that doesn’t fit, such as Daria Spiridonova scoring a 15.016 on bars atContinue reading “Don’t forget about the reference judges: the theory”

Which women’s all-around champion was the most ‘dominant’ at their competition?

Dominance is clear in modern day gymnastics, with Simone and Kohei truly dominating the all-around over multiple quads, but something I have been interested in for some time is looking at how ‘dominant’ each of their all-around winning performances were. However, rather than comparing against the other all-around finalists, I wanted to compare against theContinue reading “Which women’s all-around champion was the most ‘dominant’ at their competition?”

Which men’s all-around champion was the most ‘dominant’ at their competition?

Dominance is clear in modern day gymnastics, with Simone and Kohei truly dominating the all-around over multiple quads, but something I have been interested in for some time is looking at how ‘dominant’ each of their all-around winning performances were. However, rather than comparing against the other all-around finalists, I wanted to compare against theContinue reading “Which men’s all-around champion was the most ‘dominant’ at their competition?”