VARNA, Bulgaria, May 9, 2015 – 2014 World championships bronze medalists Kiley Boynton and Ryan Ward both of Riverside, Calif./Realis, won the mixed pair gold medal today at the World Cup in Varna, Bulgaria. Jessica Renteria and Maren Merwarth both of San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, finished third in the women’s pair final.
In the mixed pair final, Boynton and Ward scored a 28.930 to hold off Great Britain’s Lewis Walker and Isabelle Montagna, who posted a 28.180 for second. Ryan Bartlett and Hannah Baughn, also of Great Britain, finished third with a score of 27.980.
Renteria and Merwarth scored a 26.260 for their combined exercise in the women’s final to take the bronze medal. Belarus’ Viktoryia Mikhnovich and Marharyta Bartaschevich won the gold, earning a 28.350. Russia’s Darina Kriuchkova and Dina Vikhryanova were second (27.460).