Talk:Olympics gymnastics finals conclude with wins for Netherlands, United States, China

Latest comment: 11 years ago by Pi zero in topic Review of revision 1578774 [Passed]

OR notes edit

So, I was there today, and was tweeting throughout. I've also put a load of photos up on Flickr.

  • Flickr photos. The terms and conditions of the Olympics ticket requires that I'm not allowed to release them for commercial use (and so can't put them on Commons), so they are on CC-BY-NC-SA on Flickr.
  • "They are on their feet in the North Greenwich Arean as Epke Zonderland of the Netherlands produces a stunning high bar routine to claim gold" —BBCSport twitter
    • This is to source the "standing ovation" bit.

Selected tweets:

  • In the North Greenwich Arena with @mseckington for the gymnastics. Woo hoo. 1:48 pm
  • Bathed in pink. Olympics gymnastics to start imminently. (pic) 1:58 pm
  • Men's P. Bars
    • Nguyen dismount was breathtaking. 2:16 pm
    • Y Tanaka performed great but problematic dismount. 2:27 pm
  • They lower the podium down from the roof. You don't see that on TV. 2:37 pm
  • Women's balance beam
    • On to womens balance beam. crowd go wild for USA. 2:54 pm
    • Ponor's was a high wire act. A few wobbles but very entertaining. 3:00 pm
    • Massive sigh as Douglas holds on for dear life after tumble. The bar is a harsh apparatus. 3:14 pm
    • Tension waiting for Douglas score. 3:15 pm
    • 13.633. She looks disappointed. 3:16 pm
    • Komova (Russia) took a tumble. Sad to watch. 3:19 pm
    • "Go on Allie!" Americans in force. 3:21 pm
    • Perfection. Crowd go wild for A Raisman. 3:23 pm
    • Everyone is tense after that waiting for score 3:24 pm
    • Massive disappointment for Americans over 0.1 points. 3:25 pm
    • A Raisan appealing score. 3:28 pm
    • USA get bronze after appeal. 3:30 pm
    • Blimey, it's all drama in the gymnastics. Amazingly good fun to watch. 3:32 pm
  • Men's horizontal bar
    • Up next: men's high bar. #Olympics 3:44 pm
    • Leyva was magnificent to watch. Sleek. Well deserved 15.833 3:52 pm
    • Zhang Chenglong nailed it. Gonna be close. 3:55 pm
    • Hambuchen punches the air at that virtuoso performance. All superb so far. 4:03 pm
    • Horton is going to have to work very hard to earn a medal. 4:06 pm
    • Zonderland is defying gravity. Crowd going mental. 4:07 pm
    • 16.533 for Zonderland. Now Horton. 4:09 pm
    • Testament to the quality of the performances that Horton can nail it and come 6th. 4:15 pm
    • Zondervan takes gold with a performance that seems to defy physics. 4:17 pm
    • Pockets of orange tshirted people going wild at Zondervan performance and gold medal. 4:18 pm
      • Brain fart alert: I typed 'Zondervan' not 'Zonderland'. Zondervan is an evangelical Christian publishing company. Zonderland is a gymnast. Heh.
    • Yes, got name wrong. One day, us twittering wikifolk will be press... 4:24 pm
  • Women's floor
    • Up next, womens floor. Quite how they can top that phenomenal series of performances on the horizontal bar... 4:34 pm
    • Alexandra Raisman just gave a very crowd pleasing performance. Judges have got to give her 1st place for that. 4:49 pm
    • And they did. 15.600 amazing. 4:50 pm
    • Next, Ponor. Lets hope no stumbles like on the bar. Looking good so far 4:50 pm
    • Crowd unhappy with 15.2 for Ponor. 4:53 pm
    • Was looking for Aliya Mustafina but she seems to be 404. 5:05 pm
    • Raisman is gonna get gold. Americans will be happy. 5:10 pm

Tom Morris (talk) 22:44, 7 August 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Unverified information edit

I am unable to verify the following data re the men's horizontal bar. This may well be because the BBC article about that event has, for me, less information than the other three: each of the others has a table at the bottom with the scores, but the one about the men's horizontal bar has instead a video you can watch — available only in the UK.

  • Levya's first name. Afaics there isn't even an en.wp article about him.
  • The identity of the Chinese athlete. The notes (tweets) say Chenglong Zhang, but the BBC article says Zou Kai. I see both of 'em have en.wp articles.
  • That Chinese athlete's score (listed in our article as 16.266, but not mentioned in the notes and not accessible to me in the BBC article).
  • Hambuchen's score.
  • The whole one-sentence paragraph about 1928.

Everything else in the article, I've confirmed. --Pi zero (talk) 02:45, 8 August 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Okay, thanks for the review...
  1. I made a typo. It's Danell Leyva not Levya. Fixed.
  2. There were two Chinese athletes, Chenglong Zhang and Zou Kai. I mention Chenglong because, if you look at the OR notes, I note that he basically started strong. Zou Kai then did a stronger routine later to get bronze. I've updated the article
  3. I've added a source (another BBC Sport article) that has Zou's score and Chenglong's score linked in the same way the others do. I meant to include that source but it was an oversight.
  4. The new source also include Hambuchen's score.
  5. The new source also includes this fact.
Thanks, sorry about that. I'll pop it up for review again. —Tom Morris (talk) 05:32, 8 August 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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