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Eleftherios enters floor exercise final

29 September, 2009

Eleftherios enters floor exercise final

Greece’s Eleftherios Kosmidis, a gold medallist at the first edition of Artistic Gymnastics World Cup meet qualified for the floor exercise final with 15.275 points. The Netherlands’ Jeffrey Wammes finished second with 14.825 points whereas Italy’s Enrico Pozzo came third with 14.775 points. Beijing Olympics silver medallist France’s Thomas Bouhail also qualified for the final with a total of 14.450 points.


Danny tops in rings

In the rings event, France’s Danny’s Pinheiro-Rodrigues (15.600 points) performed superbly to edge Italy’s Matteo Angioletti (15.100 points) to bag the top spot.


Bouhail in vault fifnal

France’s Thomas Bouhail (16.362 points) kept a fighting Netherlands’ Jeffrey Wammes (15.812 points) at bay to bag the top spot in vault qualification event. Qatar’s Nasser al Hamad (15.675 points) finished third.


Cyril upstages Prashanth in pommel horse qualification

Defending champion Australia’s Prashanth Sellathurai (15.400 points was in for rude shock when France’s Cyril Tommasone (15.425 points) upstaged him by mere .25 points to bag the top spot in pommel horse qualification. Russia’s Dmitry Stolyarov (14.925 points) came third. All the three gymnasts qualified for the final.


Tijana, Tjasa make it to women’s vault final

Tijana Tkalcec (13.487) came out with a near flawless performance to qualify for vault final. She was closely followed by Slovenia’s Tjasa Kysselef (13.487 points) who too made a perfect start to the competition. Sweden’s Ida Jonsson Olsson (13.475 points) finished third. All the three gymnasts qualified for the final.


Europe rules in uneven bars

The absence of last year’s winner China’s He Kexin from the competition allowed gymnasts from Europe to make a mark in the event. France’s Pauline Morel (13.975 points) had a headstart over her rivals Poland’s Marta Pihan-Kulesza (13.675 points) and Germany’s Anja Brinker (13.200 points) as they finished first, second and third respectively in the qualification event. They, however, all qualified for the final.