PUURS, Belgium, April 8, 2007—The mixed pair of Andre Solodar of San Jose, Calif., and Xiau-Ling Wee of Sereno, Calif., and the women’s group of Mariah Henninger of Walnut Creek, Calif., Ally Kidd of Livermore, Calif., and Tisa Penny of San Leandro, Calif., qualified for the final round of the Acrobatic Gymnastics World Cup Final in Puurs, Belgium. Tomorrow’s final round features the top four finishers in each event from the preliminary round.
Solodar and Wee placed third in the mixed pair competition after earning a balance score of 28.100 and dynamic score of 28.603, totaling 56.703. The trio of Henninger, Kidd and Penny claimed the fourth and final qualifying spot in women’s group with a routine that included a balance score of 27.690 and a dynamic score of 27.551 for a 55.241 total.
The top finishers in each discipline were: Alexei Dudchenko and Konstantin Pilipchuk of Russia, men’s pair; Natalia Kakhntuk and Kristina Maraziuk of Belarus, women’s pair; Revaz Gurgenidze and Tatiana Okulova of Russia, mixed pair; Maaike Croket, Soen Geirnaert and Corinne Van Hombeeck of Belgium, women’s group.
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