CAIRO, Egypt, March 20, 2022 – In his World Cup debut, Paul Juda (Deerfield, Ill./University of Michigan) followed up his silver-medal performance on floor exercise on Day 1 of event finals with a silver on horizontal bar Sunday to close out the 2022 FIG Apparatus World Cup in Cairo, Egypt.
Juda’s 13.933 on high bar was bested only by Italy’s Carlo Macchini who led the way with a 14.400. Israel’s Alexander Myakinin (13.666) was third, while Ian Lasic-Ellis (Dover, Mass./Stanford University) finished just off the podium in fourth with a 13.433.
Juda was also in action on vault (14.416) and parallel bars (14.066), finishing fourth and sixth, respectively. Armenia’s Artur Davtyan claimed the top spot on vault with a 14.983. Ukraine’s Nazar Chepurnyi (14.849) and Israel’s Artem Dolgopyat (14.450) rounded out the podium. Reigning World all-around bronze medalist Illia Kovtun (14.833) edged Turkey’s Ferhat Arican (14.800) to claim gold on parallel bars. Ilias Georgiou of Cypress was third with a 14.366.
The FIG Apparatus World Cup Series continues March 31 in Baku, Azerbaijan.