Acrobatic competition continues at Geneva World Cup
posted on 05/26/2017

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GENEVA, May 26, 2017 – The U.S. women’s group of Sophie Gruszka, Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Center; Morgan Sweeney, Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Center; and Amanda Waterson, Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Center, are ranked third after the second of three days of competition at the Geneva (Switzerland) World Cup.

Competition for the U.S. concludes tomorrow with the finals, which feature a combined routine.

In the women’s group competition, the U.S. trio scored a 26.590 for their balance routine. They are currently ranked third going into the finals with a 54.260 total. The Russian women’s group of Polina Galanova, Viktoria Kuriavtseva and Alina Petrova leads with 56.220. China’s Duan Yushan, Ji Qiuqiong and Liu Jieyu are second (56.010).

2016 World silver medalists Axel Osborne, Beaumont, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy, and Tiffani Williams, Moreno Valley, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy, moved from sixth to fifth after posting a 28.230 for their balance routine. The pair has a combined score of 55.800. Aisley Boynton, Riverside, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy, and Maxim Sedochenkoff, Riverside, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy, also represented Team USA in the mixed pair competition and are currently sixth after two routines, earning a 55.650 total. Elena Murashko and Ivan Nesterenko of Russia lead the mixed pair standings at 58.190.