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Huang Qiushuang confirm her participation to the 3rd edition

5 March, 2010

Huang Qiushuang CHNHuang Qiushuang, born on 28 May, 1992, is a Chinese gymnast. She is an individual all-rounder, while also being strong on floor.[1] For the Chinese national team, she is a key gymnast in development for the London 2012 Olympic Games. [2]
Huang Qiushuang started gymnastics training at the age of 5.[3] In junior competition during 2005 and 2006, Huang Qiushuang has won championship titles at the Chinese national level in vault, uneven bars, balance beam, all-round, and team. Huang represents the province of Guangdong in national level competition. At the 2008 national championships, she obtained gold for team. At the 2009 national championships, she obtained silver for all-round, and bronze for floor and team.[4]
At the international level, Huang Qiushuang represented China at the 2009 Japan Cup in July 2009. She won gold for individual all-round, gold for team with fellow teammates He Kexin, Xiao Sha and Zhang Jing, and the cup.[5]
At the 11th Chinese national games in September 2009, Huang Qiushuang participated as part of the Guangdong team, despite a lower leg injury. [6] She received a silver for the team event, where Guangdong was narrowly defeated by 0.125 points by the Shanghai team led by Sui Lu.[7] In the individual events, Huang qualified 1st in all-round, 2nd in floor and 3rd in uneven bars. However she did not achieve any medals due to errors on floor (6th) and all-round (5th), and having forfeited her uneven bars finals position to Guangdong teammate Wu Liufang.[8]
For the 2009 World Championships in London, Huang Qiushuang was kept out of the attending Chinese team so she can recover from her injury.[6]
Reference: Wikipedia
Also the World champion Dong Zhendong of China who won the gold medal competes in the parallel bars event during the second Doha Gymnastics World Cup at the Aspire Academy in the Qatari capital on September 30, 2009.

Zhendong Dong CHN