12 January, 2012

Men’s Artistic Gymnastics 2012 Olympic qualifiers

london-2012-logoDoha (QAT), AGU Office, January 12, 2012: The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) today publishes the list of Men’s Artistic Gymnastics qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympic Games.
A total of 98 spots are available, with gymnasts qualifying at the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo (JPN) and the Visa International Gymnastics in January 2012 in London (GBR).
Twelve teams of five gymnasts from Japan, USA, China, Germany, Russia, Korea, Romania, Ukraine, Great Britain, France, Spain and Italy fill 60 spots.
The Individual Apparatus medallists of the 2011 Worlds, who fulfilled the minimum criteria and whose countries did not qualify a full team, namely Diego Hypolito (BRA), Alexander Shatilov (ISR), Krisztian Berki (HUN), Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti (BRA) and Vasileios Tsolakidis (GRE) are qualified taking a total of five nominative places.
Teams ranking fifth to eighth at the second qualifier earn one position for their NOC (Canada, Brazil, Puerto Rico and Belarus), with the remaining positions being nominative as per the attached list.
Three places are set aside for continental balance and for tripartite universality. These places will be nominated in due course by the FIG Executive Committee and the Tripartite Commission respectively.

List of Men’s Artistic Gymnastics 2012 Olympic qualifiers



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