Hernandez, Foberg, Bock land on podium at International Junior Japan Meet
posted on 09/22/2015

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YOKOHAMA, Japan, Sept. 22, 2015 – U.S. junior all-around champion Lauren Hernandez of Old Bridge, N.J., and runner-up Jazmyn Foberg of Bayville, N.J., both from MG Elite, finished one-two in the women’s all-around competition today at the International Junior Japan Meet in Yokohama, Japan. The USA’s Cameron Bock of Tustin, Calif./SCATS, took the bronze medal in the men’s all-around. Competition concludes tomorrow with the individual event finals.

In the women’s competition, Hernandez posted scores of 14.800, vault; 14.800, uneven bars; 14.600, balance beam; and 14.550, floor exercise, giving her a 58.750 total in the all-around. Foberg was second, scoring 55.950. Her individual scores were: 14.700, vault; 13.150, uneven bars; 14.100, balance beam; and 14.000, floor. Russia’s Elena Eremina was third with 55.600.

Bock took the men’s all-around bronze medal with a total score of 82.200. Masamichi Nakagawa and Fumiya Kitamura both of Japan took gold and silver with scores of 84.800 and 84.000, respectively. Japan took the top four spots in the all-around, but only two per country were allowed to count in the final standings. Bock posted scores of 13.550, floor exercise; 13.850, pommel horse; 13.550, still rings; 14.350, vault; 13.700, parallel bars; and 13.200, horizontal bar. Davis Grooms of Katy, Texas/Champions Gymnastics, finished eighth in the all-around standings with a 79.150 total score. His highest score of the day was a 14.000 on vault.