asymmetric bars


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asymmetric bars

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assymetrical bars

adv, pl n
(Gymnastics) gymnastics
a. (functioning as plural) a pair of wooden or fibreglass bars placed parallel to each other but set at different heights, for various exercises
b. (functioning as singular) an event in a gymnastic competition in which competitors exercise on such bars
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asymmetric(al) bars

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I was delighted to finish second on the beam and to win bronze medals on the asymmetric bars and floor, as well as taking overall gold.
The 23-year-old Liverpudlian has been struggling with a rib injury and will not compete in the vault or the beam events but insists she is "fully fit" for the asymmetric bars and floor disciplines.
Now 19, Tweddle, who was in Birmingham this week to launch her sport's World Cup competition which will be held at the National Indoor Arena in December, is the world No 2 on the Asymmetric Bars and one of the favourites for a top three finish in Athens.
The injury happened three years ago when she fell from the asymmetric bars.
A total of 100 youngsters took part in games and activitieson the floor, vault, beam and asymmetric bars.
For anyone who has lost a bit of faith in the power of sport to inspire, check out gymnast Beth Tweddle's latest victory on the asymmetric bars at the World Championships.
The Liverpudlian is currently ranked second in the world on the asymmetric bars and with just two Grands Prix remaining looks certain to reach the World Cup and the Olympics.
The 18-year-old claimed the silver medal on the beam along with bronze on the asymmetric bars and floor exercise.
John Moores student Beth Tweddle, who claimed European gold in Greece on May Day, followed up in style by becoming the first Briton to become world champion on the asymmetric bars on October 20.
Lee Wright (St John's) captured the overall title and finished in gold medal position on the beam and silver on asymmetric bars and floor.
The 20-year-old from Cheshire has already won two bronze medals in the world championships on the asymmetric bars and was fourth in the all-around competition last year.
The 24-year-old City of Liverpool gymnast takes part in the qualifying round at London's O2 Arena on a mission to book her place in this weekend's finals of the asymmetric bars and the floor.