Price wins women's title at Glasgow's World Cup
posted on 12/08/2012

© Brian Freed

GLASGOW, Scotland, Dec. 8, 2012 – The USA's Elizabeth Price of Coopersburg, Pa./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center, won her second World Cup title in a week when she took the top all-around honors at the World Cup event in Glasgow, Scotland. Price also won the all-around competition at the World Cup in Stuttgart, Germany, last weekend.

Germany's Elizabeth Seitz and Kim Bui were second and third, respectively, for the women's competition. Germany's Marcel Nguyen won the men's competition at 90.098, with Japan's Kazuhito Tanaka in second at 89.998 and Great Britain's Daniel Purvis in third with 89.864. 2012 Olympic all-around bronze-medalist Danell Leyva of Miami/Team Hilton HHonors (Universal Gymnastics), was fourth with 88.232.

Price won the title with a total of 59.165, easily outscoring Seitz, who posted 54.799 points, and Bui, who earned 54.732. Price's individual event scores were: vault, 15.900; uneven bars, 14.966; balance beam, 14.033; and floor exercise, 14.266. She had the highest score on all four events.

Leyva's individual event scores were: floor exercise, 13.600; pommel horse, 14.600; still rings, 14.566; vault, 15.666; parallel bars, 14.500; and horizontal bar, 15.300.

The Glasgow World Cup event is part of the International Gymnastics Federation's all-around World Cup series, which also includes the AT&T American Cup.


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