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Izbasa Wins Women’s Vault Title At Euros

Posted by garymcuesta on 13th April 2011

Berlin- With Russian Aliya Mustafina out of the event finals with a torn ACL, Sandra Izbasa of Romania vaulted ahead of the rest to win gold on vault Saturday. Izbasa, the reigning Olympic floor exercise champion, now adds another gold medal to her resume. Izbasa posted an average of 14.675. She performed a double twisting […]

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Mustafina Out of 2011 Worlds With ACL Injury

Posted by garymcuesta on 12th April 2011

Berlin – Alyia Mustafina of Russia tore her ACL on Friday at the European Championships. She will undergo surgery this week. The injury occurred on vault. Mustafina performed a two and a half twisting laid out Yurchenko as her first event in the all around final. This is not a new vault for the gymnast […]

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Controversy At the American Cup

Posted by garymcuesta on 22nd March 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fl. – If you were a Russian at the American Cup, odds are you weren’t happy. Russian Aliya Mustafina and her coach Aleksandr Aleksandrov were none too happy with many things at the AT&T American Cup. First, and the most notable error, was the structure of this year’s American Cup. It was a World Cup Event and was structured by the […]

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Americans Sweep American Cup Titles

Posted by garymcuesta on 22nd March 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fl. – In a hard fought battle for gold, the United States pulled out gold for both the men and the women. Jordyn Wieber took the gold in the women’s all around and Jonathan Horton took the gold in the men’s all around at the AT&T American Cup. Each beat out the current world champions in […]

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American Cup Could Be Most Competitive Ever

Posted by garymcuesta on 7th February 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fl.-With less than a month to go before The AT&T American Cup is held in Jacksonville, Florida, it is shaping up to be one of if not the most competitive American Cup in the history of the event. The competition will host both disciplines of Artistic Gymnasts with both men’s and women’s competitions with eight gymnasts competing […]

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