China dominate MAG and ROU WAG event in DOHA Challenge Cup 2012

Competition Hall QAT 2012Doha (QAT) March 31, 2012: China dominate the MAG event with 5 Gold medals from 6 apparatus and Romania win 2 Gold medals and one silver in WAG event in FIG Challenge Cup held in Doha (QAT) during 28-30 March 2012.
First day Apparatus Finals
The first day Apparatus Finals was affirmed day for some gymnast to confirm their domination for the apparatus that was expected to win like the floor exercise which was won by the Olympic and world Champion the Chinese Zou, Kai with 15.500 who was fourth during the qualifications following by the Croatian Tomislav MARKOVIC with 15.025 pts and the third place gone to the Roman COTUNA Vlad Bogdan with 14.825 pts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Floor Exercice
1-  ZOU Kai CHN 15.500
2- MARKOVIC Tomislav CRO 15.025
3- COTUNA Vlad Bogdan ROU 14.825
4- SMITH Andrew IRL 14.575
5- VERBAEYS Jimmy BEL 14.250
6- KLAVORA Rok SLO 14.025
7- HUANG Yuguo CHN 13.775
8- BATINKOV Aleksandar BUL 13.150

MAG Podium FX QAT 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The vault event was won by the Suisse STEINGRUBER Giulia with 14.662 pts following by the German gymnast JAROSCH Nadine with 13.837 pts and third BELAK Teja from Slovenia with 13.812 pts, The South African gymnast BECKETT Kirsten is not her day and lost the second place and gone to the foorth place. Qatar choose the wild card for AL-HABSHI Aljazy to participate on the vault.

Women`s Vault

1- STEINGRUBER Giulia SUI 14.662
2- JAROSCH Nadine GER 13.837
3- BELAK Teja SLO 13.812
4- BECKETT Kirsten RSA 13.587
5- MUTLU Demet TUR 13.287
6- MANASSOVA Togzhan KAZ 12.850
7- FRANDOFERT Monika POL 12.787
8- ANTIPENKO Olga KAZ 12.762
9- AL-HABSHI Aljazy QAT 11.762

WAG Podium VT QAT 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The second surprise in the Pommel Horse was the fall made by SELIGMAN Robert from Croatia after his second position in the qualification lost his medal and gone to the Chinese LIAO Qiuhua who was seventh in qualification

Pommel Horse

1- BERTONCELJ Saso 15.225
2- LIAO Qiuhua CHN 14.825
3- TOMMASONE Cyril FRA 14.625
4- DAVTYAN Artur ARM 14.575
5- KALLAI Zoltan HUN 14.550
6- BATAGA Cristian Loan ROU 14.525
7- HIDVEGI Vid HUN 14.075
8- SELIGMAN Robert CRO 12.475

MAG Podium PH QAT 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No surprise in Uneven Bars with the same ranking as qualifications wined by the super TWEDDLE Elizabeth from Great Britain with 15.175 followed by the Chinese JIANG Yuyuan with 14.875 and third HILL Lisa Katharina from Germany with 14.575 pts.

Uneven Bars

1- TWEDDLE Elizabeth GBR 15.175
2- JIANG Yuyuan CHN 14.875
3- HILL Lisa Katharina GER 14.575
4- IORDACHE Larisa ROU 14.525
5- PIHAN-KULESZA Marta POL 14.275
5- BULIMAR Diana Laura ROU 14.275
7- STEINGRUBER Giulia SUI 13.775
8- JAROSCH Nadine GER 13.725

WAG Podium UB QAT 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Chinese LIAO Qiuhua surprised the French RODRIGUES Danny who was first during qualification by winning the Rings with 15.575 pts; second VAHAGN Davtyan from Armenia with 15.550 pts and third RODRIGUES Danny with 15.525 pts.
RODRIGUES Danny said “he is happy with his bronze medal and he don`t know about the level of the gymnasts that was before him, it is just a series of the world cup and he have to work hard to keep the high level technique”.

Rings

1- LIAO Qiuhua CHN 15.575
2- VAHAGN Davtyan ARM 15.550
3- RODRIGUES Danny FRA 15.525
4- TOVMASYAN Artur ARM 15.275
4- TOBA Andreas GER 15.275
6- MOLINARI Federico ARG 14.950
7- BATAGA Cristian Loan ROU 14.875
8- ZAHRAN Ali Ramadan EGY 14.675

MAG Podium SR QAT 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The second day on March 30, 2012 is concluded with The Second part of Apparatus Finals with domination of China with 3 Gold and 2 silver Medals, expected to win like the floor exercise which was won by the Olympic and world Champion the Chinese Zou, Kai with 15.500 who was fourth during the qualifications following by the Croatian Tomislav MARKOVIC with 15.025 pts and the third place gone to the Roman COTUNA Vlad Bogdan with 14.825 pts

Men`s Vault

1- DU Wei CHN 16.012
2- DAVTYAN Artur ARM 15.725
3- LYSZCZARZ Marek POL 15.550
4- KOCHERIN Viktor KAZ 15.425
4- BATAGA Cristian Loan 15.425
6- ALOTHMAN Naser KUW 14.400
7- AL-TAMEEMI Ali IRQ 14.312
8- ALHAMAD Nasser QAT 13.775

MAG Podium VT QAT 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balance Beam
1- PONOR Catalina ROU 15.300
2- BRENNAN Ashleigh AUS 14.325
3- PIHAN-KULESZA Marta POL 13.900
4- LOPEZ Jessica VEN 13.750
5- STEINGRUBER Giulia SUI 13.575
6- WHELAN Hannah GBR 13.425
7- MONCKTON Mary Anne AUS 13.200
8- HILL Lisa Katharina GER 12.425

WAG Podium BB QAT 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parallel Bars
1- GUO Weiyang CHN 15.275
2- CUCHERAT Yann FRA 15.200
3- CAPELLI Claudio SUI 14.900
4- RODRIGUES Danny FRA 14.725
5- BRAEGGER Pablo SUI 14.550
6- ALMEIDA CAMPOS Manuel POR 14.500
7- KIERZKOWSKI Adam POL 13.950
8- HUANG Yuguo CHN 13.175

MAG Podium PB QAT 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women`s Floor Exercise

1- PONOR Catalina ROU 15.275
2- BULIMAR Diana Laura ROU 14.725
3- JIANG Yuyuan CHN 14.000
4- BRENNAN Ashleigh AUS 13.900
5- HILL Lisa Katharina GER 13.700
6- SAJN Adela SLO 13.675
7- PIHAN-KULESZA Marta POL 13.600
8- SABATOU Valentine FRA 13.325

WAG Podium FX QAT 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horizontal Bar

1- ZOU Kai CHN 16.075
2- CUCHERAT Yann FRA 15.275
3- GUO Weiyang CHN 14.900
4- CAPELLI Claudio SUI 14.750
5- COTUNA Vlad Bogdan ROU 14.725
6- BATINKOV Aleksandar BUL 14.450
7- CORDOBA Nicolas ARG 14.175
8- KULESZA Roman POL 5.900 7.750 13.650

MAG Podium HB QAT 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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