TOYOTA CITY, Japan, Dec. 13, 2009 – Kytra Hunter of Frederick, Md., won the floor exercise bronze medal at the 2009 Toyota International Gymnastics Competition in Toyota City, Japan. The second day of competition featured three men’s and two women’s apparatus.
Hunter, who trains at Hill’s Gymnastics, finished third on floor exercise with a score of 14.150. Japan finished first and second on floor as Koko Oshima took gold with 14.275, and Koko Tsurumi won the silver with a 14.200. Hunter also finished sixth on balance beam with a 13.825. Mackenzie Caquatto of Naperville, Ill./Naperville Gymnastics, scored a 12.275 on beam and 12.100 on floor.
The other champions on Sunday were Yuko Shintake of Japan, women’s balance beam; Eiichi Sekiguchi of Japan, men’s vault; Wang Guanyin of China, parallel bars; Takuya Nakase of Japan, horizontal bar.
Tim Gentry of Plano, Texas/Stanford University, finished seventh on vault. Alex Buscaglia of Cary, Ill./Stanford University, finished seventh on horizontal bar and tenth on parallel bars.
2009 Toyota International Gymnastics Competition
Dec. 13, 2009
Toyota City, Japan
1. Eiichi Sekiguchi, Japan, 16.325
2. Makoto Okiguchi, Japan, 16.100
3. Marek Lyszczarz, Poland, 15.787
7. Tim Gentry, Plano, Texas/Stanford University, 6.762
1. Wang Guanyin, China, 16.225
2. Kazuhito Tanaka, Japan, 15.675
3. Adam Kierzkowski, Poland, 15.225
10. Alex Buscaglia, Cary, Ill./Stanford University, 12.575
1 Nakase, Takuya Japan, 15.775
2 Uchimura, Kohei Japan, 14.425 3 Rizzo, Philippe Australia, 14.400
7. Alex Buscaglia, Cary, Ill./Stanford University, 13.775
1. Yuko Shintake , Japan, 14.125
2. Deng Linlin, Cihna, 13.900
3. Ekaterina Kurbatova, Russia, 13.875
6. Kytra Hunter, Frederick, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics, 13.825
12. Mackenzie Caquatto, Naperville, Ill./Naperville Gymnastics, 12.275
1. Kyoko Oshima, Japan, 14.275
2. Koko Tsurumi, Japan, 14.200
3. Kytra Hunter, Frederick, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics, 14.150
Other U.S. Finisher
11. Mackenzie Caquatto, Naperville, Ill./Naperville Gymnastics, 12.100