Tag Archives: Viktoria Komova

C’est Sport part Trois

1 Aliya Mustafina wins Uneven Bars gold This is a wonderful surprise.  Aliya was definitely a favorite to win bars, with an incredibly high start value, but still, I was not quite expecting her to win.  I had my money … Continue reading

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My complaint about Komova

This might be the most controversial post I ever write. I have a bit of a beef with Viktoria Komova.  No, it’s not what you think… Viktoria Komova is an amazing gymnast.  She is deceptively powerful, and she can out … Continue reading

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The Flying Squirrel Overachieves

Congratulations Gabby Douglas.  She did what I hoped she would do.  She hit all four routines. Oh, she also won. It would have been nice if Viktoria Komova had won, especially since the US got team gold.  She is a … Continue reading

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C’est Sport

In the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Alain Bernard promised that the French would “smash” the Americans in the 4×100 relay.  In what was, without a doubt, my moment of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the US men won the 4×100 relay by … Continue reading

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Gymnasts I’ll be watching in London: Part 5

Viktoria Komova: Russia Viktoria Komova is an incredibly loved gymnast.  She is loved because she embodies the beauty and the artistry of the past Soviet gymnasts.  Her floor routine for 2011 used a techno rendition of Swan Lake as the … Continue reading

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My Super Obvious, Non Expert, Standard Boring predictions for the 2012 Olympic Gymnastics Competition

I’ve decided to do more boring predictions for the 2012 Olympics gymnastics competition 1 USA will win gold Some people may be predicting a blowout, but I’m not.  I think the competition will be closer than expected, but I still … Continue reading

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