2013 Toyota International Gymnastics Competition

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The 2013 Toyota International Gymnastics Competition will be held from the 14th to the 15th of December at the Sky Hall Toyota (Toyota City Gymnasium) in Toyota, Japan. This event features Men and Women's Artistic Gymnasts compete in Apparatus Finals (CIII) competition. On the Saturday, the 14th the event gets underway at 2.00pm (local time) and will feature Women's Vault and Uneven Bars and the Men's Floor Exercise, Pommel Horse and Still Rings. The second day will commence at 2.00pm and will see Women's Balance Beam and Floor Exercise and Men's Vault, Parallel Bars and Horizontal Bar. 

Gymnasts from nine nations will participate with the roster currently looking extremely exciting!! In a small Women's field, the standout names are Canadian Victoria Moors, Germany's Pia Tolle, Oksana Chusovitina of Uzbekistan, Hiu Ying Angel Wong of Hong Kong, Korean Seon Mi Heo, and Vietnam's PHAN Thi Ha Thanh. Not to mention Japan's own Mai Murakami, Asuka Teramoto, Natsumi Sasada and Yu Minobe.

In terms of the Men's field, names to watch out for are Brazil's Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti and Pericles Fouro da Silva, Canadians Kenneth Ikeda, Robert Watson and Zachary Clay; German's Andreas Toba and Marcel Nguyen; Daniel Keatings and Kristian Thomas of Great Britain; Hong Kong's Kiu Chung Ng, Korea's KIM Hee Hoon and BAE Ga Ram; and Vietnam's PHAM Phuoc Hung, DANG Nam and HOANG Cuong. Standout routines will also be performed by Japan's own Kohei Uchimura, Ryohei Kato, Koji Yamamuro, Kohei Kameyama and Kenzo Shirai. 

PARTICIPANTS:
WOMEN'S ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS:
  • Victoria Moors (CAN)
  • Pia Tolle (GER)
  • Hiu Ying Angel Wong (HKG)
  • Nim Yan Chol (HKG)
  • Seon Mi Heo (KOR)
  • So Re Han (KOR)
  • Oksana Chusovitina (UZB)
  • PHAN Thi Ha Thanh (VIE)
  • DO Thi Thu Huyen (VIE)
  • DO Thi van Anh (VIE)
  • Asuka Teramoto (JPN)
  • Mai Murakami (JPN)
  • Natsumi Sasada (JPN)
  • Yu Minobe (JPN)
  • Wakana Inoue (JPN)
  • Sakura Noda (JPN)
  • OPEN COMPETITORS: Yuki Uchiyama; Yasuha Matsumura 
MEN'S ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS:
  • Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti (BRA)
  • Pericles Fouro da Silva (BRA)
  • Steven Chaplin (CAN)
  • Zachary Clay (CAN)
  • Kenneth Ikeda (CAN)
  • Robert Watson (CAN)
  • Kristian Thomas (GBR)
  • Daniel Keatings (GBR)
  • Andreas Toba (GER)
  • Marcel Nguyen (GER)
  • Kam Wah Liu (HKG)
  • Man Hin Jim (HKG)
  • Kiu Chung Ng (HKG)
  • KIM Hee Hoon (KOR)
  • BAE Ga Ram (KOR)
  • PARK Eo Jin (KOR)
  • PHAM Phuoc Hung (VIE)
  • DANG Nam (VIE)
  • HOANG Cuong (VIE)
  • Kohei Uchimura (JPN)
  • Ryohei Kato (JPN)
  • Kohei Kameyama (JPN)
  • Koji Yamamuro (JPN)
  • Kenzo Shirai (JPN)

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