Ellie Downie slipped off the beam
after sister Becky had pulled out an impressive 15.
She came off the beam
in the second of four disciplines, but steadied herself on the floor at the scene of her fall - though she was penalised for stepping out of bounds.
There were a few small hiccups along the way for the Brits wi th Becky Downie suffering a fall during her uneven bars routine and Claudia Fragapane coming off the beam
Antlers typically have long beams with five and (rarely) six points coming forward off the beam
Fragapane came off the beam
to slightly dent her medal bid, scoring 12.
He began his performance impressively, but slipped off the beam
and could garner only 14.
Biles, however, fell off the beam
while performing the last of three moves in a tumbling series and finished seventh (13.
The laser diode (LD) sends a coherent bean through the pin hole (PH) which spreads it into a cone of light which is partially reflected off the beam
splitter (beam cube BC) to become the reference beam.
I've heard that people do that which is why I have started hanging off the beam
in the garage by my feet to keep my body at full stretch.
In 10 previous practice trials with no medication, none of the 25 participants stepped off the beam
, indicating no loss of balance.
Nugent said that feat simulated a safety feature of the laser's "machine-vision" tracking system, which is designed to shut off the beam
if something wanders too close to its path.
TIGHT LIPPED: Business Secretary Vince Cable, right, looks on as another piece of steel comes off the beam
mill Pictures by IAN McINTYRE
She placed seventh overall, narrowly missing out on an all-round medal due to a fall off the beam
A slip on the uneven bars saw her lose valuable points on her strongest apparatus and she then twice fell off the beam
as it proved her downfall once again after also costing her in Wednesday's qualifying.
Having tasted success at national, European and world level, Tweddle would love to complete the set in Beijing after the disappointment of Athens four years ago where she fell off the beam
and missed out on the final of the asymmetric bars.