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Kaylia wins uneven bar title in Doha

19 April, 2024

DOHA: Algeria’s Kaylia Nemour brought cheers to the handful of her local fans after she successfully won the women’s uneven bar at the 16th Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Championships here at the Ladies Sports Hall on Friday.

Algeria and Arab world’s star gymnast have already qualified as an individual to compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris by finishing in 13th place in the all-around during the qualification round in the Olympic cycle of World Cup Series.

The 17-year-old French-Algerian artistic gymnast, who was 2023 African all-around champion, added one more feather to her cap after she accumulated 15.336 points with 7 in Difficulty and 8.366 in Execution to pip her nearest rivals that also included Levi Ruivivar of the Philippines and Alena Tsitavets.

20 gymnasts from this competition will fight for a berth to compete at the Paris 2024.

Kaylia became the first African gymnast to win a medal at the 2023 World Championships where she won a silver on the uneven bars.

At the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, Kaylia will be a serious contender for at least one podium spot.

New Zealand’s seasoned gymnast Georgia-Rose Brown, however, failed to seal a podium finish.

As many as 95 male (MAG) and 55 female (WAG) gymnasts representing 55 countries are taking part in the event.

The Doha stopover is the final qualifying round for the 2024 Paris Olympics.


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