Great Britain At The 2008 Summer Olympics - Gymnastics - Artistic


Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
Daniel Keatings All-around 14.900 15.175 13.775 15.625 14.900 14.575 88.950 25 Q 14.850 15.700 14.000 15.800 14.425 14.225 89.000 20
Louis Smith All-around 13.700 15.325 13.325 15.375 13.425 14.175 85.325 41 Did not advance
Pommel horse 15.325 15.325 5 Q 15.725 15.725 03 !
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
Imogen Cairns Team 14.855 14.850 13.475 14.175 57.050 33 Did not advance
Beckie Downie 14.150 15.050 14.650 14.225 58.075 24 Q
Marissa King 13.750 14.875 13.475 14.325 56.425 42
Beth Tweddle 14.950 15.650 Q
Hannah Whelan 14.125 13.500 14.325
Rebecca Wing 14.550 14.575 14.575
Total 57.775 59.325 57.875 57.450 232.425 9
Individual finals
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
Beckie Downie All-around 14.100 15.025 15.625 14.700 59.450 12
Beth Tweddle Uneven bars 16.625 16.625 4

The result of the uneven bars final, in which Britain's Beth Tweddle placed 4th, was called into question after documents were found that seemed to say that Chinese gymnasts He Kexin and Yang Yilin were only 14, and therefore under the age required to compete, at the time of the games. An investigation into their ages was launched by the IOC to determine whether it was necessary to disqualify them, thus Tweddle's standing could have been changed to 2nd, giving her a silver medal. After a five and a half week investigation the Chinese athletes were cleared and the original results allowed to stand.

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