Monday, 23 July 2012

Magic Moments Monday

The magic of the Games

With the Opening Ceremony in just 4 days time, the much awaited London 2012 Olympic Games are just around the corner. With so many events happening at the same time it can be quite difficult to keep track of what is happening and when. So here is my guide to gymnastics at the London 2012 Olympics, including the BBC coverage of the gymnastics events.

Saturday 28th July - MAG Qualifying
Sub. 1 (MG3, KOR, GBR, CHN, FRA, MG4) 11.00 - 13.20 BBC3
Sub. 2 (ITA, USA, MG6, MG5, MG1. JPN) 15.30 - 18.00 BBC Red Button (some coverage)
Sub. 3 (ESP, UKR, ROU, GER, MG2, RUS) 20.00 - 22.30 BBC3

Sunday 29th July - WAG Qualifying
Sub. 1 (MG2, MG6, MG1, BRA) 09.30 - 10.55 BBC Red Button (some coverage)
Sub. 2 (MG4, ITA, MG3, AUS) 11.15 - 12.40
Sub. 3 (USA, CAN, GBR, FRA) 14.45 - 16.10 BBC3
Sub. 4 (MG7, GER, CHN, RUS) 16.30 - 17.55 BBC3 (some coverage) 
Sub. 5 (MG5, JPN, MG8, ROU) 20.00 - 21.25 BBC Red Button (some coverage) 

Monday 30th July - MAG Team Final
16.30 - 19.20 BBC1/BBC2 (coverage changes @ approx. 18.00) 

Tuesday 31st July - WAG Team Final 
16.30 - 18.45 BBC1/BBC3 (coverage changes @ approx. 18.00) 


Wednesday 1st August - MAG All Around Final 
16.30 - 19.15 BBC1/BBC2 (coverage changes @ approx. 18.00) 

Thursday 2nd August - WAG All Around Final 
16.30 - 18.40 BBC3 

Friday 3rd August - TRA Men's Qualification & Finals 
14.00 - 16.15 

Saturday 4th August - TRA Women's Qualification & Finals 
14.00 - 16.15 BBC1 (15.26 - 16.00) 


Sunday 5th August - MAG/WAG Event Finals 
MAG Floor Exercise 14.00 - 14.40 BBC2 
WAG Vault 14.50 - 15.30 BBC2 
MAG Pommel Horse 15.40 - 16.20 BBC2 


Monday 6th August - MAG/WAG Event Finals 
MAG Rings 14.00 - 14.40 
WAG Uneven Bars 14.50 - 15.30 BBC1 
MAG Vault 15.40 - 16. 20 


Tuesday 7th August - MAG/WAG Event Finals
MAG Parallel Bars 14.00 - 14.30 BBC1 
WAG Beam 14.45 - 15.20 BBC1 
MAG Horizontal Bar 15.35 - 16.10 BBC3 
WAG Floor Exercise 16.20 - 17.00 BBC3 


Thursday 9th August - Rhythmic Qualification
Individual (Rotation 1) 12.00 - 13.18 
Individual (Rotation 2) 13.18 - 14.36 
Group (Rotation 1) 14.50 - 15.45 BBC Red Button (some coverage) 


Friday 10th August - Rhythmic Qualification
Individual (Rotation 3) 12.00 - 13.18 
Individual (Rotation 4) 13.18 - 14.36 
Group (Rotation 2) 14.50 - 15.45 


Saturday 11th August - Rhythmic Final 
Individuals 13.30 -16.00 BBC Red Button (some coverage) 

Sunday 12th August - Rhythmic Final 
Groups 13.30 - 15.15 BBC Red Button (some coverage) 


All of these times are British (BST). The BBC coverage is as I am aware of it at the moment, I will update if I become aware of any changes. The whole of the gymnastics schedule will be available live via the BBC website as one of their 24 live streams of the Games.


For those of you wishing to find out about coverage in the USA, Bekah at Get A Grip Gymblog has provided information which can be found here: http://getagripgymblog.blogspot.co.uk/p/olympics-schedule.html


Enjoy!

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