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Gymnastics test event has come to the successful end on Jan 19, 2012

Gymnastics test event of London Olympics 2012 was conducted by the London 2012 Organizing Committee from January 10 to January 18, 2012.

As parts of London prepare series, Gymnastics test event was held at north Greenwich arena and enjoyed by nearly 50,000 audiences. Visa international test event is one of the most important test event in the London prepare series. This event is in fact serves as a good platform for LOCOG, to test the operation progresses right before the London 2012 games. Gymnastics technology includes timing, scoring systems. Results were measured with more accuracy. Finally the performance was ensured as a reliable one.

In the Artistic Gymnastics test event the Great Britain men’s team has won the gold medal.

Debbie Jevans, One of the Director of LOCOG reported to the press “The Visa International Gymnastics was the largest test event that we have run to date. As an Olympic Qualifying event we had to ensure everything was delivered to the highest standard and the team performed really well. The event has put us in great shape for delivery of the Games time event in what is a spectacular venue.”

While speaking to the press the Great Britain’s gymnast Daniel Keatings said “It was amazing, especially the support from the home crowd. We had to pull together as a team after Tokyo (World Championships), but the crowd really lifted us”.

In Rhythmic Gymnastics Britain’s team has missed their qualification in just 45.223.  The host team has scored 44.950 in the group event.

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