USA sweeps event final gold medals in Jesolo
posted on 03/29/2015

© Filippo Tomasi

JESOLO, Italy, March 29, 2015 – Team USA swept the individual event gold medals, earned a total of 15 event medals, on the final day of the City of Jesolo (Italy) Trophy. Two-time World all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, added three event gold medals to the senior team and all-around titles she won yesterday. Lauren Hernandez of Old Bridge, N.J./MG Elite, also won two junior event gold medals after winning both the team and all-around gold.

Biles won the vault, balance beam and floor exercise crowns, with the uneven bars title going to Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max Gymnastics. For the juniors, Hernandez took top honors for bars and floor. Jazmyn Foberg of Bayville, N.J./MG Elite, won the vault, and Norah Flatley of Cumming, Iowa/Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute, claimed the balance beam title.

Biles garnered the vault title with a 15.525 (15.900, first vault; 15.150, second). Italy’s Arianna Rocca was second at 14.500, followed by Canada’s Elsabeth Black with 14.200.

The USA went one-two on bars. Ross earned a 15.250 for the gold, closely followed by Bailie Key of Montgomery, Texas/Texas Dreams, at 15.100. Canada’s Sabrina Gill was third at 14.300.

Biles easily won the beam competition, scoring a 15.250. Alyssa Baumann of Plano, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics, posted a 14.550 for second, with Italy’s Carlotta Ferlito rounding out the top three at 14.300.

Biles tallied a 16.050 to bring home the floor gold. Erika Fasana of Italy was second, barely beating Aly Raisman of Needham, Mass./Brestyan's American Gymnastics, who earned a 14.850.

For the juniors, Foberg topped the vault with a 14.600 (14.900, 1st; 14.300, 2nd) with Canada’s Shallon Olsen in second (14.550). The USA’s Ragan Smith of Lewisville, Texas/Texas Dreams Gymnastics, claimed the bronze at 14.350 (14.500, 1st; 14.200, 2nd).

Hernandez and Flatley finished one-two for bars, 14.500 and 14.250, respectively. Rose-Kayling Woo of Canada was not far behind with 14.050.

Flatley and Victoria Nguyen of West Des Moines, Iowa/Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute, earned the top two spots with 14.950 and 14.450, respectively, on beam. Woo was again the bronze medalist (13.750).

Hernandez and Smith combined for another U.S. one-two combo. Hernandez scored a 14.650 to take the floor title, and Smith earned a 14.250. Megane Roberts of Canada filled out the top three at 13.900.

City of Jesolo Trophy
Jesolo, Italy
March 29, 2015
Individual event finals


    1. Simone Biles, USA, 15.525
    2. Arianna Rocca, Italy, 14.500
    3. Elsabeth Black, Canada, 14.200

    Uneven bars
    1. Kyla Ross, USA, 15.250
    2. Bailie Key, USA, 15.100
    3. Sabrina Gill, Canada, 14.300

    Balance beam
    1. Simone Biles, USA, 15.250
    2. Alyssa Baumann, USA, 14.550
    3. Carlotta Ferlito, Italy, 14.300

    Floor exercise
    1. Simone Biles, USA, 16.050
    2. Erika Fasana, Italy, 14.900
    3. Aly Raisman, USA, 14.850


    1. Jazmyn Foberg, 14.600
    2. Shallon Olsen, Canada, 14.550
    3. Ragan Smith, USA, 14.350

    Uneven bars
    1. Lauren Hernandez, USA, 14.500
    2. Norah Flatley, USA, 14.250
    3. Rose-Kayling Woo, Canada, 14.050

    Balance beam
    1. Norah Flatley, USA, 14.950
    2. Victoria Nguyen, USA, 14.450
    3. Rose-Kayling Woo, Canada, 13.750

    Floor exercise
    1. Lauren Hernandez, USA, 14.650
    2. Ragan Smith, USA, 14.250
    3. Megane Roberts, Canada, 13.900