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
Translations

asymmetric(al) bars

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The 28 girls will be competing on the beam, floor, asymmetric bar and vault, while the 5 boys will compete at the floor, high bar, parallel bars, vault and pommel horse.
Caroline, 29, shrugged off a pre-event fall to strike gold on the asymmetric bar, claim silver in the beam and two bronze in the vault and all-round competitions.
We see a battling, openmouthed, Mark Spitz en route to seven golds at Munich in 1972; there's the beautiful Nadia Comaneci dismounting the asymmetric bars to record an unprecedented perfect score at Montreal in 1976 and there's that fantastic photograph of a delighted, arms-outstretched, Kelly Holmes winning the 1,500 metres at Athens in 2004.
Daniel Purvis finished fourth in the all-around final and Beth Tweddle remains a strong medal prospect in the asymmetric bars despite missing the World Championship final due to errors in qualifying.
Known for her power and con-fident performances Taeja is well placed in the squad with her five times British championship titles; current Compulsory level 1 Champion, British Espoir asymmetric bars champion and Coupe Avenir International All Around Championship winner accolades.
Every time I step into one, I reignite my passion for the asymmetric bars.
Aged 14, she became the first female gymnast to get a perfect ten - for her asymmetric bars routine.
She was the first British woman to win medals at the World Championships, securing the asymmetric bars title in 2006 followed by the floor title in 2009.
Aliya Mustafina upset the favourites by taking the gold medal on the asymmetric bars in the gymnastics apparatus finals after all-around champion Gabby Douglas fluffed her routine.
It was hard not to imagine them being stuffed with anti-maturing chemicals, being prodded awake by sinister Iron Curtain gym instructors before the cockerels had opened their beaks and forced on to the asymmetric bars for six hours at a time in some soulless hall.
Claudia also received an individual bronze at the National Level Two Compulsory Competition in Liverpool, competing on floor, vault, asymmetric bars and beam, plus a range and conditioning set for which she scored the top mark in the country.
Daniel Purvis finished fourth in the all-around final and fellow Merseysider Beth Tweddle remains a strong medal prospect in the asymmetric bars despite missing the World Championship final due to errors in qualifying.