COTTBUS, Germany – Jana Bieger of Coconut Creek, Fla., won the vault gold medal at the 30th Turnier der Meister, a World Cup event held in Cottbus, Germany, as well as finished second on the balance beam and third in the uneven bars. Alexander Artemev of Lakewood, Colo., just missed the podium, finishing fourth on the pommel horse.
Sean Golden of Camden, N.J., and Artemev, both of whom represent Team Chevron, competed on the men’s side and advanced to the finals for vault and pommel horse, respectively. Hungary’s Krisztian Berki won the pommel horse with a 15.575, followed by Germany’s Thomas Andergassen with 15.000 and Canada’s Ken Ikeda with 14.875. Artemev’s 14.650 put him in fourth. Golden finished eighth in the vault, which was won by Canada’s Brandon O’Neill (16.362). The other men’s champions were: floor exercise – Diego Hypolito, Brazil, 15.700; still rings – Yuri van Gelder, Netherlands, 16.050; parallel bars – Mitja Petkovsek, Slovenia, 16.075; and horizontal bar – Vlasis Maras, Greece, 15.725.