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European Olympic Youth Festival A Brief Overview

Last week, some very impressive juniors from around the globe showed the world what they're made of at the European Olympic Youth Festival in Urecht, Netherlands.
Source: Gymnastike

Just a brief overview, since I missed missed posting a full recap due to having other things to do (I work a full-time job, sorry!)  In the team final, powerhouses Russian and Romania took first and third respectively. Team Great Britain had an excellent finish, scoring a place on the podium and a shiny silver medal.

Is this an indication of things to come? Team Great Britain had an excellent showing last year during the London Olympics, the Men's team finished with a bronze medal during the team final, the women scored a place in the team final as well.  Let's not forget Beth Tweddle's bronze medal winning bar routine.

In the all-around finals, Russia's Maria Kharenkova took home the gold medal and tied with Germany's Kim Janas, but won the gold in a tie-breaker. Tyesha Mattis of Great Britain managed to snag a bronze medal.

For the boys, Great Britain filled the top two spots on the podium with Brinn Brevan in first and Nile Wilson in second, in third, Ivan Stretovich of Russia.

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