Uneven Bars

The uneven bars or asymmetric bars is an artistic gymnastics apparatus. It is used only by female gymnasts. It is made of a steel frame. The bars are made of fiberglass with wood coating, or less commonly wood. The English abbreviation for the event in gymnastics scoring is UB or AB, and the apparatus and event are often referred to simply as "bars". The bars are placed at different heights allowing the gymnast to jump from bar to bar.

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Uneven Bars - Routines - Scoring and Rules - Apparatus Specific Rules
... Gymnasts are permitted to tape their hands or use grips or hand guards on bars ... to apply chalk and/or water to the bars to ensure gymnasts don't slip off ... Unlike high bar and rings in MAG, gymnasts may not be lifted to the uneven bars to begin their routines ...
Cerasela Pătraşcu - Senior Career - 2009-2010
... Here she competed only on beam and uneven bars ... in Great Britain and in France where she competed on beam, uneven bars and vault ... gold in balance beam and with the team and placed fourth on vault and sixth on uneven bars ...
Shawn Johnson - Competitive History - Senior Career History
... Balance Beam 1 16.225 3 15.975 Vault Did not qualify Did not qualify – 16.000 (one vault only) Uneven Bars 11 15.325 U.S ... Championships Boston All Around 1 Floor Exercise 1 Balance Beam 2 Uneven Bars 5 American Cup New York City All Around 2 Olympic trials America All ...
Melita Ruhn - Career
... with a difficult and risky routine on the uneven bars ... silver with the team she won the bronze medal on vault and on uneven bars ... The bronze on the uneven bars was a tie with Steffi Kraker and Maria Filatova ...
Laura Van Leeuwen
... Van Leeuwen is allround, however the uneven bars and the vault are her best disciplines ... Championships, finishing 5th overall, 2nd on vault, 2nd on floor and becoming the uneven bars champion, which she also was in 2002, 2003 and 2004 ... At the 2002 Hypotheekshop Gymnastics Top she won the uneven bars and in that same year she would become 5th at that discipline in the World Championships ...

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