INDIANAPOLIS – Alicia Sacramone, (Winchester, Mass.) won two gold medals at the World Cup in Ghent, Belgium on Sunday.

Sacramone,17, won gold in both women’s vault and floor exercise, scoring a 9.462 on vault and 9.325 on floor. Sacramone defeated reigning Olympic champion Catalina Ponor of Romania on floor. Both women received the same score, but World Cup tie breaking rules awarded the victory to Sacramone.

Teammate Annie DiLuzio (Folsom, Calif.) won a silver medal in her first international event. DiLuzio,16, scored a 9.312 on vault. DiLuzio trains at Byers Gymnastics in Sacramento, Calif.
Sacramone has had a productive season to date. She won gold on vault, and silver on floor at the 2005 Visa American Cup in February. Earlier in the season, she defeated 2004 Olympic vault champ Monica Rosu of Romania in World Cup competition in Birmingham, GBR. Sacramone trains at Brestyan’s Gymnastics and is coached by Mihai and Sylvia Brestyan.
In addition to Sacramone, event winners were Ponor on the balance beam and Elizabeth Tweddle of Great Britain on uneven bars.