Germany’s Tabea ALT and Ukraine’s Oleg VERNIAIEV took gold at the iPro Sport World Cup of Gymnastics, winning the women’s and men’s competitions respectively at The O2, London.
Alt edged out American Victoria NGUYEN having topped the scoring on the floor and uneven bars and there was glory for Great Britian’s Amy TINKLER. The Durham gymnast, now based in Essex, won Bronze in Rio eight months ago and collected the same medal in front of a packed-out home crowd.
In the men’s competition Verniaiev took the glory, with USA taking their second silver of the day through Donnell WHITTENBURG. Germany’s Lukas DAUSER took third, staving off the competition from Britain’s Sam Oldham whose fantastic finish on the High Bar was so close to earning him a medal. Oldham’s fellow Brit, Brinn Bevan, came fifth ...
* WORLD CUP RANKING LIST 2017
♦ M E N, FINAL STANDING (update: April 08)
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♦♦ World Cup History - Review --:
The very first World Cup of gymnastics was in 1975 and was hosted in London, and the gymnastics Legend Ludmilla Turistcheva landed the total triump and won the all-around competition and all the four final apparatus ...!
On men's side the gymnastics legend Nicolai Andrianov was the most successful athlet winning all-around gold and on parallel bar.
Japan's Mitzuo Tsukahara was the winner on still rings and on high bar. The others world cup winners were
- on floor exercise: - Hiroshi Kajiyama (JPN; 2nd in all-aroun)
- on pommelhorse: - Zoltan Magyar (HUN) and
- on vault: - Paat Shamugiya (URS)