Pommel Horse

The pommel horse (also side horse) is an artistic gymnastics apparatus. Traditionally, it is used by only male gymnasts. Originally made of a metal frame with a wooden body and a leather cover, modern pommel horses have a metal body covered with foam rubber and leather, with plastic handles (or pommels).

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Louis Smith (gymnast) - Career - 2009–11
... In 2009 he won his first silver medal at the European Championships on the Pommel Horse as a Senior ... Championships, and once again took the Silver medal in the Pommel Horse ... In 2011, he made the Pommel Horse finals but did not perform at his best and finished in 6th at the European Championships in Berlin ...
Pommel Horse - Routines - Scoring and Rules
... For pommel horse, form consists of keeping one's feet pointed and legs straight during the entire routine ... for not passing through handstand in dismount, not using all three sections of the horse, and pausing or stopping on the apparatus ...
Gymnastics At The 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's Pommel Horse
... The men's pommel horse competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics was held on August 17 at the Beijing National Indoor Stadium ... nation) with the highest scores in qualifying proceeded to the men's pommel horse finals ...
Alexander Artemev - Gymnastics Career
... National Championships on all-around, pommel horse and parallel bars ... at the 2006 World Championships, a bronze on the pommel horse ... Nationals, Artemev won the pommel horse title for the second consecutive year ...
Alexei Bondarenko - 1996-2000 Competitions
... he ranked second in the all-around and first in the pommel horse, still rings and vault, although Alexei Nemov was not in this competition ... In the 1998 Goodwill Games, Bondarenko won another silver in the all-around, and the pommel horse and still rings, and a bronze on floor exercise ... and on parallel bars, a silver on pommel horse and a bronze on floor exercise, as well as a silver on the team competition ...

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