2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships
SSE Hydro in Glasgow.jpg
The SSE Hydro, where the competition took place
VenueThe SSE Hydro
LocationUnited Kingdom Glasgow, United Kingdom
Start date23 October 2015
End date1 November 2015
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The 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships was the forty-sixth edition of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships.[1][2] The competition was held from 23 October – 1 November 2015 at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, United Kingdom, and is the first time that Scotland hosted the event.[3] The competition served as a qualification for the 2016 Summer Olympics.[4]

Japan won the men's team all-around competition for the first time since 1978, and the United States won the women's team all-around title for the third straight time. In the individual all-around competitions, Kōhei Uchimura and Simone Biles won their sixth and third successive title, respectively. Qualifying in thirteenth place, team Romania failed to automatically qualify to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1966.

On December 4, 2015, British Gymnastics announced that the event had been named "Sporting Event of the Year" by The Sunday Mail.[5]

  1. ^ "46th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships GLASGOW (GBR)". www.fig-gymnastics.com. Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  2. ^ "Results for 46th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships GLASGOW (GBR)". www.fig-gymnastics.com. Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  3. ^ "Glasgow to host 2015 World Artistic Gymnastic Championships". The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. 23 May 2011. Archived from the original on 2 December 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Rio 2016". 2015 World Gymnastics Championships. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  5. ^ "2015 World Gymnastics Championships named Sporting Event of the Year". british-gymnastics.org. Archived from the original on 2015-12-08.

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