Hill places fourth on uneven bars at Grand Prix in Glasgow, Scotland
posted on 11/12/2007
Darlene Hill
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GLASGOW, Scotland, Nov. 12, 2007—Darlene Hill of Mt. Laurel, N.J., placed fourth on the uneven bars at a Grand Prix competition in Glasgow, Scotland. Teammate Natasha Kelley of Katy, Texas, tied for fifth on the balance beam.

 

Hill posted a 14.675 on uneven bars to finish fourth. 2007 world all-around silver medalist Steliana Nistor of Romania won the event with a 15.200. Kelley scored a 14.875 on balance beam to tie for fifth with Nistor. Russia’s Lyudmila Grebenkova won gold on beam with a 15.475.

 

Other women’s champions at the World Cup were Great Britain’s Marissa King on vault and Beth Tweddle on floor exercise. The USA did not enter any men’s athletes in the competition. The men’s winners were: Tomas Gonzalez Sepulveda of Chile, floor exercise; Daniel Popescu of Romania, pommel horse; Yuri Van Gelder of the Netherlands, still rings; Wei Du of China, vault; Mitja Petkovsek of Slovenia, parallel bars; and Epke Zonderland of the Netherlands, horizontal bar.

 

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Grand Prix

Glasgow, Scotland

Nov. 9-10, 2007

 

Women’s results

Vault

1. Marissa King, Great Britian, 14.237

2. Eniko Korcsmaros, Hungary, 14.037

3. Maryna Kostillchenko, Ukraine, 13.825

              

Uneven bars

1. Steliana Nistor, Romania&