According to the Brazilian Gymnastics Association, a 2,500-square-foot Brazilian national gymnastics team's new gymnastics center was officially put into use in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last Friday. This event was called "one of the greatest things in the history of Brazilian gymnastics." This is also what the Brazilian gymnastics team prepared for preparing for the Rio Olympic Games in 2016.
“This training center is a project jointly established by the Brazilian Olympic Committee, the Brazilian Gymnastics Association and Rio de Janeiro. This is a training center with modern standards of international standards.” Luciene Resende, president of the Brazilian Gymnastics Association, told reporters with satisfaction.
“Although the gymnastics program is a popular sport in Brazil, in the past, the Brazilian national gymnastics team never owned its own national gymnastics training center. Today, this modern gymnastics training center It was completed so that all athletes can perform training and preparation activities in air-conditioned training centers during the preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games, and all training equipment is used in the 2016 Olympic gymnastics competition. "In this training center, With everything. Jade Barbosa, a medal winner at the World Gymnastics Championships, was very surprised at what he saw at the opening ceremony of the training center. "When we arrived on this day, I really couldn't believe it was all true." Quality is unexpectedly good. ”
The Brazilian men’s gymnastics team also waited with excitement for training in the training center. “It really seems to be dreaming,” said Hypolito, who won the gold medal in free gymnastics in the two world gymnastics championships. “This fully shows that the people of Brazil are very much appreciative of our gymnastics program. In this way, our gymnasts will have It is very important that we have a very comfortable training place. We are grateful to those who have worked hard to build this training center so that our athletes will receive more medals at the 2016 Olympic Games. ."
The Brazilian women's gymnastics team has now moved to a new gymnastics center to prepare for the 2015 Glasgow World Gymnastics Championships. This World Gymnastics Championship will be the second trial of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Eight teams of men and women will participate in the team competition for the 2016 Olympic Games. The Brazilian men's gymnastics team will move into a new gymnastics training center in early February.
Qualifying for the Olympic Games is a huge challenge for the Brazilian team because the 2016 Olympic Games was held in Brazil. In the 2012 London Olympics, the Brazilian women's team entered the group finals and finally won the 12th place. However, men are not eligible to participate in group competitions. In the history of Brazil, there were three Olympic medal winners, including Zanetti, winner of the ring gold medal. He won the gold medal in the 2012 London Olympics, and was the first gold medal in the history of Brazilian gymnastics.