Denmark took the gold in the junior womens competition after an exremely exciting competition on Friday where the best of the best of the junior women in Europe competed. It is also clear that Sweden is back in game, the team did a fantastic job.
Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway and Great Britain qualified for the finals at the womens junior qualification competition on Wednesday.
The main rivals in the junior womens competition were Iceland, the reigning champion, Sweden and Denmark.
Denmark got the total score of 55,133; Sweden got 54,583 and Iceland got 53,050. Iceland did also a great job at the junior competition, however a few faults such as falls in the tumbling affectef there outcome.
Iceland was the reigning champion since the European Championship in Aarhus 2012. Denmark got the silver in 2012 and Sweden got the bronze.
Denmark is the European champion in men’s junior team gym, the team defended its title from 2012. Norway took the silver and Sweden the bronze. This is the same order as at the European Championship in 2012.
This is the third time in a row that Denmark wins the title as it won in 2010 and 2012.
Four teams competed in the finals for the junior men’s teams on Friday: Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Denmark got the total score of 61,741; Norway got 59,566; Sweden got 55,916, and Iceland got the total score of 49,283.
The junior teams are getting better and better every year. All the teams had triples on trampet and we saw an amazing triple on tumbling from the Danish team, that was the first triple on tumbling in a junior European Championship.
One more gold for Denmark as the team won the mixed finals today. Norway came second and Sweden third. These are the same teams that got medals in 2012.
The top three teams were extremely close to each other. Denmark got the total score of 57,466; Norway got 57,433; Sweden got 57,183; France got 52,616; Iceland got 51,750; Great Britain got 46,608.
France got fantastic score of 21,116 for the floor routine, their routine was almost flawless.
Denmark got the gold in Aarhus in 2012, Norway was second in 2012 and Sweden third.
The competition has been amazing for Denmark. The country has won all the finals so far at this European Championships.
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Sweden is the European champion in women’s Team Gymnastics, taking back the title from Iceland that came second today. Sweden got the gold by 0.684. Denmark got the third place.
Sweden also won the title in 2008, 2006 and 1996.
The six teams that competed in the finals for senior women were: Denmark, Finland, Great Britain, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Sweden got the total score of 60,150; Iceland got 59,466; Denmark got 53,566; Norway got 51,050; Finland got 50,900, Great Britain got the total score of 50,533.
Iceland was two times European champion. The country won in 2010 and in 2012. Sweden was second in 2012 and Finland third.
Iceland got the amazing score of 23,216 on floor. However, that was not enough to defend the title as Sweden had propably the perfect day, with almost no faults.Click here for pictures.
Denmark won the title in the senior mens today after a thrilling competition. Sweden came second and Norway took the third place.
Denmark got the total score of 66,500; Sweden got 65,700; Norway got 59,816; France got 49,683; Austria got 44,06 and Estonia 43,083.
The six teams that qualified for the senior mens competition were: Austria, Denmark, Estonia, France, Norway and Sweden. Denmark qualified first and the country has been the European Champion since 1998.
Denmark won all the finals except in the senior women competition. Truly amazing Championship for Denmark.
For the first time, in the history of TeamGym an AllStar team has been chosen, based on the performance of the athletes at the event.
The six best male and female gymnasts in tumbling and trampet get their spot in the team. The award is based on the number of successfully performed rounds, plus the difficulty of those rounds are counted.
The following gymnasts earned a spot in the 2014 TeamGym AllStar team.
Kristoffer G.J. Hayes, Danish men´s team
Niels Wendelboe Hedegaard, Danish men's team
Jacob Melin, Swedish men´s team
Morten Juul Sörensen, Danish jr. men's team
Lucas Bedin, Swedish men's team
Sondre Lokka Thorstein, Norwegian men´s jr. team
Hanna Meinl, Swedish women's team
Johanna Malmberg, Swedish women's team
Andrea Sif Pétursdóttir, Icelandic women's team
Sólveig Bergsdóttir, Icelandic women's team
Hema Gaur-Sharma, Great Britain´s womens team
Kolbrún Þöll Þorradóttir, Icelandic jr. women´s team
The two best tumbling, trampet and floor performers ot the TeamGym 2014 event have been announced.
The award is given to the best male and female gymnast on each apparatus. This means that the athletes that have performed the most difficult series on tumbling and trampet, in any round, get the award. On floor the selection is based on the women´s, men´s and mixed teams having the highest execution scores. The Head Judges then nominated the best male and female performer from those team ot get the two best floor performers.
The six best individual performers of TeamGym 2014 are:
Idalie Lalandier from France on floor
Dimitri Petrowski from France on floor
Johanna Malmberg from Sweden on trampet
Jacob Melin from Sweden on trampet
Julia Meinl from Sweden on tumbling
Kristoffer G. J. Hayes from Denmark on tumbling
The Danish Junior mixed team is the first champion of the TeamGym2014.
Denmark was very strong today and got the best scores on all appartaus and therefore is a solid winner of the Junior Mixed category.
Iceland and Norway fought hard for the silver. Norway suffered from injury after their tumbling but decided not to change their original plan for trampet. Their performance suffered for that decision with the score of 14.300 in stead of their 15.900 in the qualification.
Fortunately for Norway, that was enough and they got the silver by a 0.067 point difference.
Norway had a flying start in the Mixed Qualification today and finished with the score of 56.666, 2.4 points ahead of Sweden that came second.
France got the best score for their dance routine and was awarded with a seat in the finals on Saturday along with Denmark, Iceland and Great Britain. Norway on the other hand dominted on trampet and tumbling with scores of 18.700 and 18.200.
The Netherlands came in 7th, followed by Italy and Austria. All three are now out of the competition.
Denmark qualified first in the mens senior qualification competition this evening.
Six teams competed at the mens qualification today: Austria, Denmark, Estonia, France, Norway and Sweden. All six teams will compete in the finals next Saturday, 18 October.
Denmark got the fantastic total score of 65,56 in the qualification. Sweden came second with 61,683; Norway third with 54,750; France came fourth with 48,316; then Austria with 43,933 and Estonia with the total score of 39,550.
It is possible to state that the three Scandinavian giants stand out: The Danish, Swedish and the Norwegian teams. The Danish national mens-team is the reigning European champion since 2012. The Swedish team was second in 2012 and the Norwegian third.
Denmark also got the highest score in each discipline. Sweden followed closely, however a small error in the floor exercises affected their score.Click here for pictures.
Sweden got the highest total score in the senior women’s qualification tonight, followed closely by Iceland and then Denmark. Now it is clear that the finals will be really exciting on Saturday.
The six best teams will compete in the finals next Saturday, 18 October. The teams are: Sweden, Iceland, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Great Britain.
Sweden got total score of 56,733; Iceland got 56,450; Denmark got 52,933; Finland got 51,816, Norway got 48,550 and Great Britain got the total score of 48,050.
Iceland got the score of 22,100 in floor. But that was not enough as Sweden got the highest score in both tumbling, 18,550, and trampoline, 18,600.
The total of ten teams competed in the senior women’s qualification: Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Norway, Russia and Sweden.
All the teams put on a great show tonight. Traditionally the Nordic countries have been strong in TeamGym and Iceland is the current champion since the European Championships in 2012. Sweden got the silver in 2012 and Finland got the bronze.
However, not only the Nordic countries that were doing well tonight. Great Britain did well, for example they got the score of 15,650 in tumbling.
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And remember the live stream of the competition on this website, www.teamgym2014.is
Denmark came first in the junior mixed team qualification this afternoon with the total score of 50,500. Iceland came second with the total score of 48,975. Third was Norway with the total score of 47, 216 and then Italy with 43, 416. The Danish team also got the highest score in each discipline.
Only four teams participated in the qualification competition for the junior mixed teams: Denmark, Iceland, Italy and Norway.
The Danish team is the reigning European champion since the 2012 competition. They clearly have a strong team this year and are determined to defend their title.
It is obvious that there is much to be expected from these young and talented gymnasts in the finals next next Friday.
The team from Italy is the first junior team from Italy to compete at the European TeamGym Championships. It is great to see new teams comming to the Europeans and hopefully we will see more teams in the junior mixed competition in the future.See the results here. Click here to see more pictures from the competition.
Denmark got the highest score in the junior mens qualifications with the total score of 59,333. Norway came second with 56,216, Sweden third with the score of 52,700 and the host country, Iceland, came fourth with the total score of 47,566.
Four teams competed in the qualification competition for the junior men: Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Denmark is the reigning European champion in the mens competition as well as in the mixed competition.
The members of the junior teams are all under 17 years of age. The exercises in the junior competiton have, in recent years, become increasingly more complex and the gap between the junior and the senior teams is getting narrower every year.
As said before, the Danish junior-men took the gold at the 2012 European TeamGym junior Championship. The team from Norway won the silver and the Swedish guys took the bronze.
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Here are some pictures from the comptetition.
Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway and Great Britain qualified for the finals at the womens junior qualification competition this evening. The teams will compete in the finals next Friday. The Czech Republic, Italy and Germany are out of the competition.
Sweden got the total score of 51,33; Denmark got 50,516; Iceland got 49,866; Finland got 47,600; Norway got 47,383 and Great Britain got the total score of 45,166.
The total of nine national-teams competed at the junior women’s qualification at the 2014 TeamGym Championships: Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Italy, Norway and Sweden. It is great so see so many skilled teams competing and it is clear that the fantastic sport of TeamGym is spreading throughout the continent.
The junior womens teams put on a spectacular show and received massive support from the audience at the junior qualifications this evening. Iceland is the reigning European champion as the team won the junior competition at the European TeamGym Championships in 2012. The Icelandic senior women’s team was also the winner of the 2012 European championships which was held in Aarhus, Denmark.
The members of the junior teams must be 17 of age or younger. The womens junior qualification was the last event of the first day of the 2014 TeamGym European Championships. The qualification for the senior teams will start tomorrow, Thursday, October 16.
The European TeamGym Championships are held every two years and the 2014 competition is the 10th official European Championship. A total of 42 teams are competing in the championship – a total of 700 gymnasts. Almost 2.000 foreign spectators have arrived in Iceland to watch the entire competition.
For pictures of the competition click here.
For information about the scores click here.