Ray ZapataOlympic runner-up, will not compete in the final of this machine at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Liverpool (UK). The Spaniard had a score of 13.933 in the qualifying round – after a penalty of 0.1 – which put him in 13th place in the middle of the competition, when only eight made it to the final and the other half of the gymnasts remained in the competition. Zapata didn’t manage to pin down the awesome workout he gave in podium training in the rankings.
The main medal option of the Spanish national team has disappeared, however, the good news for the big competitions he has doneJoel Plata and Nestorabad – Seventh and tenth in the previous World Cup finals – and sixth and twelfth provisionally and therefore with options to be among the 24 seeded for the final all around next Friday. silver He added 82,799 points and Abbotwho competes after overcoming myocarditis at the beginning of the year earned 76,698.
The Spanish team that completes Nicolau Meir and Tierno Diallocurrently fifth (245,594), behind Japan (260695), Britain (252,793), United State (252,295) and China (249,929), and will remain on hold until the end of a potential top-eight pass day; In it, the three medal-winning teams will also receive the Olympic classification.
Casabuena, in the women’s final
In the remaining three divisions, very powerful countries still have to compete, such as Turkey, Germany. Taiwan or France. The defending Russian national team is not participating in these tournaments due to the sanctions caused by the invasion Ukraine. In the individual classification, Japan’s Wataru Tanigawa dominates with a score of 84,731, ahead of his fellow Olympic champion. Daiki Hashimoto (84.665), too unwise on a pommel horse. Behind both careers is the European champion, the Briton Joe Fraser, And the world in 2021, the Chinese BohengZhang.
Today, Sunday, the women’s qualifiers round, led by the national teams, concluded by choosing United Statein search of his sixth consecutive title, and in the singles competition for the Brazilian Rebecca Andrade, Olympic runner-up, who showed a point in exceptional form.
Spain, which had to deal with two casualties due to injury in the hours leading up to the competition, namely Marina Gonzalez and Lorena Medina, the team finished in 17th place, far from the top eight that allow access to the final. But Laura Casabuena They qualified for the comprehensive final next Thursday. The 16-year-old from Alcoy got her best rating ever, 52,032 points.
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