Dowell wins all-around at 2012 Mexican Open
posted on 10/14/2012

The USA's Brenna Dowell of Odessa, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express, won the women's all-around title at the 2012 Mexican Open in Acapulco, Mexico. Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore, Md./Ultimate Gymnastics, Inc., was sixth in the men's all-around.

Dowell had an all-around total of 57.100. She also had the top score on every event except for the balance beam, where she was second with a 13.95. Dowell’s winning event scores included a 14.55 for her Yurchenko double full vault, a 14.55 for her bar routine that included a Shoposhnikova half and full twisting double layout dismount, and a 14.05 on floor which included a front handspring double front pike for the first pass.

In the men's all-around competition, Whittenburg finished sixth in his international debut with a score of 84.900. He took second on floor with a 14.95 and was fourth on parallel bars with a 14.55. His other scores included a 13.85 on pommel horse, 13.80 on rings, 14.85 on vault, and 12.90 on high bar.

2012 Mexican Open
Acapulco, Mexico
Oct. 12-13, 2012

Women
1. Brenna Dowell, USA, 57.100
2. Yessenia Estrada, Mexico, 56.150
3. Anna Dementyeva, Russia, 54.750
4. Georgia Rose Brown, Australia, 54.300
5. Chiara Gandolfi, Italy, 53.350
6. Marta Pihan-Kulesza, Poland, 52.600
7. Jessica Gil, Colombia, 50.850
8. Alexa Moreno, Mexico, 49.600

Men
1. Oleg Verniaiev, Ukraine, 89.000
2. David Belyavskiy, Russia, 88.900
3. Sergio Sasaki, Brazil, 87.300
4. Jorge Hugo Giraldo, Colombia, 87.250
5. Daniel Purvis, Great Britain, 86.800
6. Donnell Whittenburg, USA, 84.900
7. Luis Sosa, Mexico, 81.650
8. Loran Anderson, Canada, 81.150
9. Mattia Tamiazzo, Italy, 80.800
10. Axel Elias, Mexico, 75.800

 


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