Stanford’s Riley Loos (Folsom, Calif.) claimed bronze on floor exercise and Curran Phillips (Naperville, Ill.) came away with two top-five finishes on parallel bars and horizontal bar over the weekend at the Baku World Cup in Azerbaijan.
Loos’ score of 13.733 on floor secured his spot on the medal podium behind Kazakhstan’s Milad Karimi (14.200) and Ukraine’s Illia Kovtun (13.933). Loos also placed eighth on rings (14.100) and competed on pommel horse and high bar, scoring 13.400 on pommel and 12.366 on high bar during the qualifying rounds.
Phillips advanced to the parallel bars (14.500) and high bar (13.133) finals, earning a pair of top-five finishes. Carlos Edreil Yulo of the Philippines posted a 15.400 to take parallel bars gold, while Israel’s Alexander Myakinin’s 14.200 landed him atop the high bar. Also in action for the U.S. was Blake Sun (San Antonio, Texas/Stanford University) who posted a 12.066 on parallel bars and a 11.966 on pommel horse in qualifications.