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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Her performance on the asymmetric bars was particularly outstanding and rightly rewarded with a score of 13.
Korbut's 1972 team gold medal was the most profitable in her sales--racking up a total of $66,000, along with other medals such as the silver won on the asymmetric bars and the team's gold and silver medals from the balance beam in the 1976 Montreal Games.
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.
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.
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.
This was more than enough to put Wales on top of the team event, but Romaeo was far from done, claiming victory in the beam and floor as well as winning silver in the asymmetric bars.