Carey wins women’s floor crown at Doha World Cup
posted on 03/23/2019

DOHA, Qatar, March 23, 2019 – Jade Carey of Phoenix, Ariz./Arizona Sunrays, nabbed her second gold medal at the individual event World Cup in Doha, Qatar, when she won the floor exercise final. For the second weekend in a row, Carey has won both the vault and floor titles at a World Cup. U.S. fans can watch today’s finals later today on the Olympic Channel, which also has a simulcast, at 6 p.m. ET.

In the women’s floor final, Carey earned a 14.466 to easily secure the title. Italy’s Lara Mori edged out teammate Vanessa Ferrari for the silver medal, at 13.433 to 13.300.

The other champions from today were: men’s vault, Yang Hakseon of Korea, 15.626; men’s parallel bars, Zou Jingyuan of China, 15.700; men’s horizontal bar, Croatia’s Tin Srbic, 14.400; and women’s balance beam, China’s Li Qi, 14.333.

Carey also won the gold medals for vault and floor at the recent World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The online and cable coverage schedule for March 23 is 6 p.m. ET, telecast on the Olympic Channel with a simulcast, and for March 25, 1 p.m. ET, telecast on NBCSN with a simulcast.

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