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Tatiana Nabieva to Make A Comeback At Summer University Games

It has been confirmed Tatiana Nabieva is making a comeback as a part of the Russian team going to the University Summer Games in Kazan, Russia, or Universiade Games.

The 2010 World Champion was an alternate on the team going to London after experiencing some setbacks due to injury
. Tatiana has been seen and heard around lately and has been training the Amanar vault. Tatiana's name has been confirmed along with 2010 Worlds teammates, Aliya Mustafina and  Ksenia Afanaseyva have been officially confirmed along with 2011 European Champion, Anna Dementeyva and 2012 Olympic bronze medalist, Maria Paseka.

There is still no full line up announced but here is a list of men and women who have been confirmed so far, I'll update it when I have the full list:

  • Fabian Hambuechen
  • Kim Bui
  • Lisa Katharina Hill
Great Britain
  • Danusia Franics
  • Hannah Whelan
  • Charlotte Lindsay
  • Rebecca Hall
  • Samuel Fern
  • Matthew Firth
  • Mitchell Jarvis
  • Ashley Watson
  • * Rohan Sebastian
  • Ellie Black
  • Erica Devereaux
  • Sarah Flett
  • Natalie Gervais
  • Mackenzie Itcush
  • Evan Cruz
  • Tariq Dowers
  • Aiden Marsden
  • Cory Paterson
  •  Joshua Stuart
  • Aliya Mustafina
  • Ksenia Afanasyeva
  • Tatiana Nabieva
  • Anna Dementeyva
  • Maria Paseka
South Korea
  • Yang Hak-Seon
  • Yu Minobe
  • Nagai Mizuno
  • Sakura Noda
  • Arisa Tominaga
  • Chinami Ohtaki
  • Shizuka Tozawa
  • Ryohei Kato
  • Shogo Nonomura
  • Hiroki Ishikawa
  • Yusuke Tanaka
  • Chihiro Yoshioka
Source: Full Twist

Countries from Russia to Mexico have confirmed athletes for this event. The games will be held this Friday, July 5th through Wednesday, July 17th. Gymnastics Events will start Sunday, July 7th with team competitions for the women and the men's team competitions will follow the next day. All around and event finals will be held Monday and Tuesday, July 9th and 10th.

For more information, visit the Artistic Gymnastics page on the Universade Games Website at or Full Twist- All You Need To Know; Gymnastics at Summer University Games

Updated 7/4/13

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