three americans, Shilese Jones, Jade Carey y Jordan ChilesThey occupy the first three positions of the Gymnastics World Championships women’s individual all-around which take place at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool (United Kingdom), once the first qualifying day has been completed.
Jones, winner of her country’s selection tournament, has 55,766 points after going through the four devices: vault with 14,200, asymmetrical with 14,566, balance beam with 13,200 and floor with 13,800. After her the Olympics ended Carey -gold medalist on floor in Tokyo- with 55,132, and Chilescon 53,998.
After the American trio, the Belgian finished this Saturday Lisa Vaelen (52,432), the Romanian Ana Barbosu (52,233 and the Spanish Laura Casabuenasixth with 52,032 with 13,200 in vault, 12.66 in asymmetrical, 12,966 in balance beam and 13,200 in floor.
Emma Fernandez running eleventh with 12,600, one place ahead of Paula Raya (12,566), while Maia Lácer is nineteenth of 27 with 12,000.
Jade Carey was the best in vault with 14,483, the Belgian Nina Derawael commanded in uneven with 14,700, Skye Blakely on balance beam with 13,733 and Jordan Chiles on the ground with 14,100.
By teams, USA, in search of his sixth consecutive title with which he would break the record of five that he now shares with Romania (1994-2001), leads the table with 167,263 total points. They are followed by Belgium with 156,063, and spaincon 149,162.
The artistic gymnastics world championships that will begin this Saturday in Liverpool (United Kingdom) inaugurate the qualifying process for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and do so in the absence of Russia, which won the Olympic team gold a year ago in both men as in women and now it leaves a hole in the podiums for which new applicants fight.