Shang Rong (gymnast)

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Shang Rong
Country represented China
Born (2000-02-12) February 12, 2000 (age 20)
Shandong, China
ResidenceBeijing, China
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight45 kg (99 lb 3 oz)
DisciplineRhythmic gymnastics
LevelSenior
ClubLiaoning Sports Club
World ranking42 (2016 Season)[1]
Shang Rong
Traditional Chinese尚蓉
Simplified Chinese尚蓉

Shang Rong (Chinese: 尚蓉; Pinyin: Shāng Róng; born 12 February 2000 in Shandong, China) is a Chinese individual rhythmic gymnast.

Career[edit]

Shang debuted her seniors in 2015 Season although she did not compete in a lot of international competitions. She did not make the list of the Chinese team to compete at the 2015 World Championships.

In 2016 Season, Shang competed in her first FIG World Cup event at the 2016 Espoo World Cup where she finished 24th in the all-around.[2] On April 21–22, Shang beat compatriot Liu Jiahui for an Olympics license in individual rhythmic gymnastics by finishing seventh amongst a top 8 selection of highest score for non qualified gymnasts at the 2016 Gymnastics Olympic Test Event held in Rio de Janeiro.[3] On May 8–10, Shang finished 5th in the all-around at the 2016 Asian Championships with a total of 68.000 points and qualified to all 4 apparatus finals.[4] On May 13–15, Shang competed at the 2016 Tashkent World Cup finishing 13th in the all-around. On July 8–10, Shang then finished 33rd in the all-around at the 2016 Kazan World Cup. On August 19–20, Shang competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She finished 24th in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around qualifications and did not advance into the top 10 finals.

On April 7–9, Shang competed at the 2017 Pesaro World Cup finishing 24th in the all-around. Her next event was at the 2017 World Challenge Cup Guadalajara where she finished 13th in the all-around, she qualified in 1 apparatus final and finished 4th in ball. On June 24–27, Shang competed at the 2017 Asian Championships and won gold in the all-around, she also won silver in team event. She won 2 gold medals in the apparatus finals in clubs and ribbon and finished 4th in ball. On June 24–27, Shang competed at the 2017 Asian Championships and qualified to the hoop and ball final. On August 30 - September 3, Shang competed at the 2017 World Championships in Pesaro, Italy; finishing 29th in the all-around qualifications and thus not making the top 24 all-around finalists.[5]

On April 13–15, Shang competed at the 2018 Pesaro World Cup finishing 24th in the all-around. On May 11–13, Shang competed at the 2018 Portimao World Challenge Cup finishing 11th in the all-around.

Routine music information[edit]

Year Apparatus Music title
2019 Hoop Too Late by Dario Marianelli
Ball ?
Clubs ?
Ribbon ?
2018 Hoop ?
Ball ?
Clubs Corrupt Bitches! by Dolla50
Ribbon Furious by David Garett and Royal Philarmonic Orchestra
2017 Hoop ?
Ball Rhapsody In Rock No. 5 by Robert Wells
Clubs Swing Break by McMash Clan feat. Kate Mullins
Ribbon I Think Of You, Love by David Gareett and Nicole Scherzinger
2016 Hoop Carmen by Maksim
Ball La traviata Addio Del Passato by Filippa Giordano
Clubs Apasionada by Enzo Draghi
Ribbon Piano Fantasy by William Joseph

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIG World standings for rhythmic gymnastics" (PDF). International Federation of Gymnastics. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Rhythmic World Cup Circuit 2016 started in Finland". Gymmedia. 29 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Staniouta in front, Ashirbayeva tops list of Rhythmic Olympic qualifiers at Test Event". International Federation of Gymnastics. 22 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Asian Championships of Rhythmic Gymnastics 2016". Gymmedia. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  5. ^ "35th WORLDS of RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS 2017". gymmedia. 3 September 2017.

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